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SIDEWALKS host Richard R. Lee (left) with actor Robert Picardo.

Interview: Robert Picardo on Sidewalks TV (2014 Video)

He played a Vietnam War doctor and a futuristic hologram doctor. A familiar face and fan favorite in the sci-fi circuit. Get an up-close interview with actor Robert Picardo.

Video Content: Robert Picardo (2014)
In the TV version recorded at Creation Entertainment’s Star Trek convention, host Richard R. Lee gets an in-depth interview with the actor, who talks about his career, fans, and his TV series “China Beach,” “The Wonder Years,” “Star Trek: Voyager,” and the “Stargate” programs.
[Un-aired bonus footage below]

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Robert Picardo has been acting for decades, primarily known for his television work. After starting on Broadway, he went on to guest star on TV series and then for his starring role as Dr. Dick Richard in “China Beach.” Simultaneously, Picardo had a recurring role as Coach Cutlip on “The Wonder Years.” He became galaxy known as The Doctor, the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH), on “Star Trek: Voyager.” He also a recurring role as Richard Woolsey on “Stargate SG-1,” and later a starring role on the fifth and final season of spinoff “Stargate: Atlantis.” Other recurring roles on TV, include “The Lyon’s Den,” “Home Improvement,” “L.A. Law,” “Alice,” and “The Mentalist.” Picardo has guest-starred in such series as “Kojak,” “Scarecrow and Mrs. King,” “The Golden Girls,” “21 Jump Street,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Newhart,” “The Dead Zone,” “The Practice,” “Frasier,” “Crossing Jordan,” “Seven Days,” “Ally McBeal,” “Outer Limits,” “Early Edition,” “ER,” “The 4400,” “Tales From The Crypt,” “Amazing Stories,” “Benson,” “Taxi,” “The Closer,” “CSI: NY,” “Smallville,” “Chuck,” “Supernatural,” “Body of Proof,” “Castle,” and “Stargate: Universe.” Some of Picardo’s film roles are “Innerspace,” “976-EVIL,” “The ‘Burbs,” “Gremlins 2: The New Batch,” “Total Recall,” “Wagons East,” “Revenge of the Nerds IV,” “Star Trek: First Contact,” “Small Soldiers,” “Atlas Shrugged: Part II,” and “The Howling.”

Bonus Footage with Robert Picardo
More with the “Star Trek: Voyager” and “Stargate” actor with questions that were not used on the “Sidewalks Entertainment” TV episode, due to time constraints. Included: a Klingon crashes our interview and what’s he is doing now. [Bonus footage does contain some salty language]

Interview Credits:
Recorded: December 13, 2014
Host / Producer: Richard R. Lee
Videographer: J.P. Langston
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Creation Entertainment, CBS Studios, Inc., Paramount, MGM, Warner Bros., Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Sujoy K. Sarkar

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  1. avatar

    What a great interview! It makes such a difference when when the person doing the interview actually knows about the subject. Love Robert Picardo, and love this interview!

    • avatar

      Thanks, Giffy. I’m glad you liked the interview. It was very nice of him to say that about knowing his career. I can only imagine what the other interviews are like. I am a fan of Mr. Picardo’s work, especially on “Voyager” and “Stargate: Atlantis.” Thanks again for commenting, Richard, Executive Producer / Co-Host