1954 – Born on the 9th of October in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
1973 – Graduated at Kirkwood High School, St Louis, Missouri.
– Attended the University of Kansas to study pre law and accounting.
1981 – He married Krista Neumann (divorced 1995).
1983 – Made his Broadway debut playing Joe DiMaggio in Marilyn, An American Fable.
1988 – Played the lead role as Alfred/Sam in the Broadway musical Romance, Romance, and in he was nominated for a Tony Award.
1989 – Awarded by Annual Quality Awards as Best Actor, Drama Quantum Leap.
1990-1993 – Nominated to Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor for Drama Series for Quantum Leap.
1992 – Received the best actor award in Golden Globes Award.
1995 – Played the role of Harry D’Amour in "Lord of Illusions".
2001 – People’s Choice Award nominated in the category of Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series.
2001-2005 – He played as Dr. Samuel Beckett, "Star Trek: Enterprise".
2003 – Saturn Awards nominated in the category of Best Actor In A Television Series.