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Born: October 27, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1972:
While a pre-med student at Yale College, played a lead in the European production of Leonard Bernstein's "Mass" at age 19
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Urged by Bernstein to study acting in New York
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Bernstein informed Picardo's mother that her son was switching his major from biology to drama
1974:
Moved to NYC at age 20; enrolled at the Circle in the Square Professional Theater Workshop
1976:
Professional acting debut, off-Broadway production of David Mamet's "Sexual Perversity in Chicago"
1976:
Acted on stage with Diane Keaton in "The Primary English Class"
1977:
Broadway debut, a lead in "Gemini" with Danny Aiello
1978:
Played opposite Jack Lemmon in the Broadway production of "Tribute"
1979:
Reprised his role in the L.A. production of "Tribute" caught the attention of director Joe Dante
1980:
Feature acting debut, "The Howling"; first of numerous collaborations with director Joe Dante
1980:
TV miniseries debut, "The Dream Merchants" (syndicated)
1984:
Debut as a TV series regular, "Steambath", a Showtime fantasy based on the off-Broadway play set in a steambath in the hereafter
1985:
First appearance in a TV special "Michael Nesmith in Television Parts"
1986:
First TV collaboration with Dante, "Boo", an episode of the Steven Spielberg-produced fantasy anthology series "Amazing Stories"
1988:
Played Dr. Dick Richard, a regular character on the war drama series "China Beach"
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Played the recurring role of Coach Cutlip on "The Wonder Years", the popular sitcom set in the late 1960s; received 1989 Emmy nomination as Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
1990:
Provided the voice for the Johnnycab that takes Arnold Schwarzenegger for a ride in "Total Recall"
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Provided various voices for "Dinosaurs", a children's puppet show from Jim Henson Productions
1993:
Played a recurring role on the hit sitcom "Home Improvement" (ABC)
1994:
First TV-movie collaboration with Dante, "Runaway Daughters", an installment of Showtime's "Rebel Highway" series
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Portrayed the initially unnamed holographic doctor on the hit spin-off "Star Trek: Voyager" (UPN); also directed two episodes and scripted one
1995:
Hosted the syndicated TV special "Inside the New Adventure--Star Trek: Voyager"

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