Marc was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as " Michael Anthony Alaimo" and became hooked on acting in high school, where he also served as senior class president.
After gaining experience with the Marquette University Players and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Company, Alaimo was ready for the New York…more
Marc's theater training includes working with the Marquette University Players and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Company.
Marc holds the honor of playing the first Romulan seen in the Next Generation era. He played Commander Tebok in the episode "The Neutral Zone."
Marc has played a total of seven different charactersin theStar Trek franchise; Gul Dukat is his best known role.
Marc's most notable motion picture role was as Captain Everett in Total Recall.
Marc's very first television role was on a soap opera. He played Virgil Paris in Somerset.
Marc was the actor that played the very first Cardassian character ever seen in the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1991) episode "The Wounded". His prominent neck inspired make-up artist Michael Westmore to give the Cardassians their familiar neck ridges.
Marc's son Michael Alaimo (II) works as a Hollywood writer and shares the same birthday as his father, May 5th.
Marc has been married and divorced twice.
Marc was given the name Michael by his parents, but he changed it to Marc.
Marc is six feet tall.
Marc started acting in plays in high school. He was also the president of his senior class.
Marc: (on Avery Brooks) Well, he is a professor at Rutgers. He's an interesting character. He likes to talk about life; so do I. I've enjoyed being directed by him. The best directors are actors, because they understand the process.
Marc: (on his DS9 character Dukat) He's opportunistic, determined, back him up to a wall and he'll fight, he's a warrior, but I have tried to give him a varied character, a man with family--he's not one-dimensional.
Marc: Real actors need theatre; that's where you learn your craft. But you can't make a living in theatre; TV is the carrot. To have a family, buy a house, you need the money TV and Movies can supply.