||played Dr. Samuel "Sam" Beckett in Quantum Leap
Doctor Samuel "Sam" Beckett was born August 8, 1953 in Elk Ridge, Indiana, USA. He lived on a farm with his mother, father, sister and brother. At school, he excelled both at mental and physical tasks and was labelled "the next Einstein" by TIME magazine. Sam holds seven doctorates and can speak various languages fluently including Latin and German. As a quantum physicist he invented time travel by "quantum leaping" and he came up with the string theory.