Scott Baio

Actor + Television Director
Born Sep 22, 1961

Scott Vincent James Baio is an American actor and television director, best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi and as the title character on the sitcom Charles in Charge and the main character in the musical Bugsy Malone. He is also known for his role as Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical-mystery-drama series Diagnosis Murder.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Scott Baio.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Scott Baio.


1960 Birth Born on September 22, 1960.


1976 15 Years Old In 1976, Baio played the title character Bugsy Malone in the cult children's gangster musical directed by Alan Parker, which also co-starred Jodie Foster. … Read More


1982 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982, Baio was in a spin-off of Happy Days entitled Joanie Loves Chachi with Erin Moran, which lasted only seventeen episodes.
1984 23 Years Old From 1984 until 1990, Baio starred in the syndicated comedy series Charles in Charge.
1985 24 Years Old In 1985, he was part of an ensemble cast for Alice in Wonderland, where he portrayed Pat the Pig.
1987 26 Years Old From 1987 through 1991, he was a director of the children's comedy series Out of This World. … Read More


1991 30 Years Old In 1991, he joined Diana Muldaur and Ally Walker in the NBC Monday Night Movie Perry Mason and the Case of the Fatal Fashion, as a young prosecutor.
1993 32 Years Old Between 1993 and 1995, he portrayed Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical mystery series Diagnosis: Murder starring Dick Van Dyke. … Read More


2001 40 Years Old In 2001, Baio and then-girlfriend, Jeanette Jonsson, got engaged and were still discussing marriage in 2005.
2004 43 Years Old 2004 saw Baio participate in the making of Bob Clark's final feature film, Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004). … Read More
2005 44 Years Old In 2005, Baio played himself in the Wes Craven film Cursed. … Read More
2006 45 Years Old In August 2006, Baio was formally invited by the AIA Actors Studio to discuss his professional experiences in television and movies. … Read More
In 2007, Baio starred in the successful VH1 celebrity reality series Scott Baio Is 45 and Single and its successor the following year, Scott Baio Is 46 and Pregnant. … Read More


2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
Baio was the star and producer of the Nick at Nite situation comedy See Dad Run, a show about a former actor's life as a stay-at-home-dad. The show debuted on October 6, 2012. … Read More
2016 55 Years Old Also in 2016, he spoke at the opening night of the Republican National Convention following fellow celebrity speaker Willie Robertson, star of the show Duck Dynasty. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.