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|Born||Michael Anthony Alaimo
May 5, 1942
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Michael Anthony "Marc" Alaimo (born May 5, 1942) is an American actor, known for his villainous roles. He is known to Star Trek fans for his role as recurring villain Gul Dukat in the TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Alaimo has been playing characters in television shows since 1972. He has appeared, mostly as villains, in shows such as Kojak, Gunsmoke, Baretta, The Bionic Woman, Starsky and Hutch, Knight Rider, Quincy, The Greatest American Hero, The Incredible Hulk, Quantum Leap, Family Guy, Walker, Texas Ranger, and Hill Street Blues. Alaimo has appeared in some feature films including the 1984 classic science fiction movie The Last Starfighter (portraying the human guise of an alien assassin), the Leslie Nielsen film Naked Gun 33⅓, Tango & Cash, and the 1988 film The Dead Pool. He also appeared as a Martian security officer in the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie Total Recall.
He played several characters in Star Trek: The Next Generation, starting in the first season, including the first Romulan, Commander Tebok, and the first Cardassian, Gul Macet, in the 1991 episode, "The Wounded," of that series. He also played a poker player who speaks French to Data in the episode "Time's Arrow". In 1993, Alaimo began playing Gul Dukat in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Gul Dukat was a recurring character, who appeared in 37 episodes of that series, and is the character role he is most known for.
Alaimo has a son from his first marriage, Michael Antony Alaimo (1971), and a daughter from his second marriage, Ariel Rose (1989).
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