Casey Biggs

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Casey Biggs
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Born (1955-04-04) April 4, 1955 (age 59)
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

Casey Patrick Biggs (born April 4, 1955) is an American actor, best known throughout the Star Trek community for his recurring role as the Cardassian Damar, on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Life and career[edit]

Biggs was born on April 4, 1955 in Toledo, Ohio. When he was very young, he was a foster child.[1] He decided to pursue acting when he was a student at Central Catholic High School (Toledo, Ohio). He received a BFA from Juilliard in 1977 and first did some guest roles in television shows. In 1995 he was nominated for the role of Damar in the science fiction show Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. First intended as a minor character, Damar later became one of the major figures in the show, leading the entire Cardassian Union and having a major influence on the show's events.[1]

Biggs later returned to the Star Trek universe, making a guest appearance on Star Trek: Enterprise in the season 3 episode "Damage" as an Illyrian captain.

Biggs's other TV roles were on the soap operas Ryan's Hope as Fenno Moore from 1988–1989, and on General Hospital as Chad Wainwright in 1990. His other television role was on the 1990s TV series Stat.

He has appeared in movies such as The Pelican Brief, Broken Arrow, Dragonfly and the Star Trek documentary Trekkies 2.

Biggs has made many guest appearances on TV shows, some of those appearances range from Father Dowling Mysteries, Matlock, The Young Riders, ER, Snoops, CSI: Miami, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Crossing Jordan.

Biggs currently teaches directing and acting at The New School for Drama.

Biggs is now the face of Paso Robles Wine. He currently stars in their commercials.[2]

Biggs appeared in the HBO docudrama Too Big To Fail on the 2008 financial crisis as Wells Fargo chairman Richard Kovacevich.[3]

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