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Eric Pierpoint

Eric Pierpoint
Pierpoint performs in a scene for Surface, on the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan, March 4, 2005
Personal information
Birth dateNovember 18, 1950(age 66)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1984 present

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Eric Pierpoint (born November 18, 1950) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as George Francisco on Fox Network's Alien Nation. He has appeared on all of the Star Trek spin-offs. He played five characters in the four series from 1993 to 2005.

He is the son of retired CBS news correspondent Robert Pierpoint. He attended Catholic University, where he received his MA in fine arts. He graduated from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland and was on the wrestling, soccer, and tennis teams. He received his BA degree from the University of Redlands, majoring in philosophy. He was captain of the soccer team, and took his first drama course as a senior. He married his college girlfriend, Lind until 1985, she remarried later to her first boyfriend.


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