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Robert Picardo Biography
Robert Picardo is an American actor. He is known for his portrayals of Dr. Dick Richards on ABC’s China Beach; the Emergency Medical Hologram, also known as The Doctor, on Star Trek: Voyager; the Cowboy in Innerspace, Coach Cutlip on The Wonder Years Ben Wheeler in Wagons East; and as Richard Woolsey in the Stargate television franchise. Picardo is also a member of the Board of Directors of The Planetary Society……You can also search for Walter Koenig
Robert Picardo Age
Picardo was born 27th, October, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He is 65 years old as of 2018.
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Robert Picardo Family
Picardo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Joe Picardo. Robert is of Italian heritage, with his father’s family originating from Montecorvino Rovella, Salerno, and his mother’s parents originally from Bomba in Abruzzo.
Robert Picardo Wife
Picardo married Linda Pawlik in 1980 but the two separated in 2014. According to the source, the officers interviewed Picardo and his wife, Linda Pawlik.
Pawlik claimed that her husband had hurt her during a fight but he denied it, and no arrests were made
Robert Picardo Education
He graduated from William Penn Charter School in 1971 and originally entered Yale University as a pre-medical student, but opted to act instead. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in drama from Yale University. Picardo is an accomplished singer. While he was at Yale University, he was a member of the Society of Orpheus and Bacchus, the second longest running undergraduate a cappella group in the United States. His singing has also been incorporated into his role in Star Trek: Voyager.
After earning his degree, he enrolled at the Circle in the Square Professional Theater Workshop. He waited tables for a few years until his theatrical work started to take off around 1976. His first breaks were appearing in the David Mamet play Sexual Perversity in Chicago, and with Diane Keaton in The Primary English Class.
In 1977, Picardo made his Broadway debut. He appeared in Gemini (1977) and Tribute (1978). During the 1988-1991 television seasons, Picardo was simultaneously seen on the ABC Vietnam series China Beach in the role of Dr. Dick Richard, and the ABC series The Wonder Years in the role of Coach Cutlip. He is among a small group of television actors to achieve notice on two television series at the same time.
Robert Picardo Net Worth
Robert Picardo is an American actor who has a net worth of $1.5 million.
Robert Picardo Height
Picardo stands tall at a height 1.78 m.
Robert Picardo Career
Picardo made his feature film debut as Eddie Quist, the serial killer werewolf in the Joe Dante film The Howling (1981). He also had a recurring role in the sitcom Alice and played a doctor on an episode of The Golden Girls. He played a number of roles in Dante’s family science fiction film Explorers (1985), and later appeared in Dante’s The ‘Burbs, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Matinee, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Small Soldiers, and Innerspace.
Picardo often plays roles under layers of prosthetic latex, having also played the swamp-dwelling Meg Mucklebones in Ridley Scott’s film Legend. He also had a small role as a funeral director in John Landis’s Amazon Women on the Moon. He voices Pfish in two Pfish & Chip shorts as seen on Cartoon Network’s What-A-Cartoon! Show. Picardo also portrays the voice and face of the robotic Johnny Cab in Total Recall. He appeared in one episode of ER in 1995 as Abraham Zimble.
Picardo performed the voice of Loki in the Xbox 360 video game Too Human. In 2009, he also appeared in Pushing Daisies, Chuck and Castle. Also in 2009, he played the lead role in the independent psychological thriller film Sensored. In 2010, Picardo had a cameo in the final episode of Persons Unknown, as a member of “the program”‘s governing board. Picardo also voices Robert McNamara in Call of Duty: Black Ops in a campaign and in the ‘Zombie mode’ after completing the campaign on the one map, “FIVE”. Picardo appeared in four episodes of The Mentalist from 2012 through 2013 as Jason Cooper, a lieutenant of cult leader Bret Styles.
Robert Picardo Movies
- Frame Up (Movie)
- Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Movie)
- Total Recall (Movie)
- Newhart (TV Show)
- Loverboy (Movie) Reed Palmer
- Evil (Movie)
- The ‘Burbs (Movie)
- Jack’s Back (Movie)
- Dead Heat (Movie) Lt. Herzog
- Head of the Class (TV Show
- Innerspace (Movie) The Cowboy
- Munchies (Movie) Bob Marvelle
- The Golden Girls (TV Show)
- Back To School (Movie) Giorgio
- Legend (Movie) Meg Mucklebones
- Explorers (Movie)
- The Howling (Movie)
- Dream Merchants (TV Show)
Robert Picardo Startrek
From 1995 to 2001, he played the role of the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH) in the television series Star Trek: Voyager. Before being accepted for this role, Picardo initially auditioned for the role of Neelix. He later also directed two episodes.He played additional versions of the role of the EMH in the 1996 film Star Trek: First Contact and the 1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Doctor Bashir, I Presume?” He also played Dr. Lewis Zimmerman, the creator of the EMH, in episodes of Deep Space Nine and Voyager.
In 2002, Picardo authored The Hologram’s Handbook, published by Pocket Books.In 2007 and 2008, Star Trek: The Music was a multi-city tour with John de Lancie. Picardo and de Lancie narrated around the orchestral performance, explaining the history of the music in Star Trek. In 2015, Picardo reprised the role of Dr. Lewis Zimmerman in the pilot episode of the fan series Star Trek: Renegades.
Robert Picardo Stargate
Picardo began playing the recurring role of International Oversight Advisory (IOA) in 2004, member Richard Woolsey in both Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis. His first appearance in those series was in the Stargate SG-1 episode “Heroes (Part 2)”.
On February 5, 2008, it was announced that Picardo would be joining the regular cast of Stargate Atlantis full-time for the series’ fifth and final season. He took over the role of mission commander of the Atlantis Expedition.