Marc Alaimo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Marc Alaimo
Marc Alaimo.jpg
Born Michael Anthony Alaimo
(1942-05-05) May 5, 1942 (age 72)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972–present

Marc Alaimo (born Michael Anthony Alaimo on May 5, 1942 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American actor, known for his villainous roles. He is best known for his role as recurring villain Gul Dukat in the TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Alaimo's voice is The Dean in "The Splendid Source".


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 1983 Michael Keaton comedy Mr. Mom, the 1984 science fiction movie The Last Starfighter (portraying the human guise of an alien assassin), the Leslie Nielsen film Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult, Tango & Cash, and the 1988 film The Dead Pool. He also appeared as a security officer on Mars 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 on the series, 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 his best-known character. He also appeared in a Season Two episode of 21 Jump Street.

Alaimo also featured in the 2006 video game Call of Juarez, and its 2009 prequel Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, both times as the voice of the gunslinging Ray McCall.

Personal life[edit]

Alaimo has a son from his first marriage, Michael Antony Alaimo (1971), and a daughter from his second marriage, Ariel Rose (1989).[1]


External links[edit]