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Robert Picardo

Robert Picardo is the actor best known to Star Trek fans for playing Starfleet's Emergency Medical Hologram, or simply, The Doctor, on Star Trek: Voyager.

Picardo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 27 October 1953. He attended William Penn Charter School, graduating in 1971, after which he attended Yale University. While attending Yale, he performed in several University productions and graduated with a BA in Drama in 1975.

In 1977, he made his Broadway debut in a production of Gemini, and in 1981, made his feature film debut in the contemporary horror classic, The Howling. His other film credits include Innerspace, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Wagons East!, and more. In addition to his role on Voyager, he is also known for playing Dr. Dick Richard on China Beach, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years, and for his role as Agent Richard Woolsey in the Stargate television franchise.

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1912
Ed Reimers is born.
1922
K.L. Smith is born.
1935
Mike Gray is born.
1950
Dan Gilvezan is born.
1957
Earl Maddox is born.
1961
Victor A. Haddox is born.
1966
Sixth day of filming on TOS: "Shore Leave". Location scenes are filmed at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park today.
Final draft script for TOS: "The Squire of Gothos" submitted.
1967
Second day of filming on TOS: "The Immunity Syndrome".
A.J. Raitano is born.
1968
Jeffrey Kalmus is born.
1971
Anthony Rapp is born.
1973
Aaron Haye is born.
Seth MacFarlane is born.
1978
Sunny Hawks is born.
Fifty-eighth day of filming on Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Last working day of Walter Koenig.
1981
Star Trek: The Motion Picture premieres in Turkey.
1987
TNG: "Where No One Has Gone Before" airs.
Sixth day of filming on TNG: "The Big Goodbye".
Revised final draft of TNG: "Datalore" is submitted.
1988
Twelveth day of filming on Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
Third day of filming on TNG: "The Outrageous Okona".
1990
Musical score for TNG: "Reunion" is recorded.
1992
TNG: "True Q" airs.
Final draft script for TNG: "Ship in a Bottle" is submitted.
1993
Sixth day of filming on TNG: "The Pegasus".
1994
Fifth day of filming on DS9: "Past Tense, Part I".
Third day of filming on VOY: "Parallax".
1995
Star Trek Monthly issue 9 released.
Final draft script for DS9: "Our Man Bashir" is revised again.
1998
DS9: "Rocks and Shoals" airs on Sky One in the United Kingdom.
Final draft script for DS9: "The Emperor's New Cloak" is submitted.
1999
Albert Whitlock dies.
2000
Seventh and final day of filming on VOY: "Lineage".
2004
Third day of filming on ENT: "Observer Effect".
Pocket Books Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers novel Wildfire published.
2007
Tom O'Loughlin dies.
2011
Wyatt Knight dies.
IDW Publishing releases "Where No Man Has Gone Before, Part 2", issue #2 of the ongoing Star Trek series.

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