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Scott Baio

Scott Vincent James Baio ( /ˈbeɪ.oʊ/; born September 22, 1960) 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. He is also known for his role as Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical-mystery-drama series Diagnosis Murder. 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. Baio and Foster later worked together again in the 1980 teen girl drama Foxes, helmed by Adrian Lyne. When he was 16, Baio was then cast as The Fonz's cousin, Chachi Arcola, on Happy Days. During his time on Happy Days, Baio earned two Emmy Award nominations for his lead performances in the TV movies Stoned (1981) and All The Kids Do It (1985). He won two Young Artist Awards during the Third Annual Youth in Film Awards (1980–1981) as Best Young Actor in a Television Special for Stoned and Best Young Comedian in Television or Motion Pictures for Happy Days. He also starred in the made-for-television youth drama specials The Boy Who Drank Too Much with Lance

Scott Baio -- See Dad Pay His Daughter Scale

Scott Baio
See Dad Pay His Daughter Scale

Being Scott Baio's daughter has its perks (well, probably) but when it comes to negotiating a contract on "See Dad Run," there are no advantages to sharing a last name with the show's… READ MORE >

Scott Baio -- Threatened on LA Golf Course

Scott Baio
Golf Club-Swinging Face-Off With TNA Wrestler

Scott Baio got into a verbal altercation at a golf course in Los Angeles this week -- but don't worry, Chachi wasn't in any real danger ... cause the whole thing was staged.  TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1720 days ago
'Happy Days' Stars Pay Tribute to Tom Bosley

'Happy Days' Stars
Pay Tribute to Tom Bosley

Henry Winkler and Scott Baio -- who both co-starred with Tom Bosley on "Happy Days" -- tell TMZ they are both shocked by his death ... but remember their former castmate as a "great man."Winkler… READ MORE >

- 2026 days ago
Robert Blake Loves Chachi

Robert Blake
Loves Chachi

Possible killer Robert Blake ran into 49-year-old former "Happy Days" star Scott Baio outside a Starbucks yesterday. When Robert Blake went back inside the Starbucks to get something, Baio ran… READ MORE >

- 2289 days ago
Scott Baio -- Was that An Earthquake?!

Scott Baio
Was that An Earthquake?!

The only reason we're showing you this video of Scott Baio first thing on a Monday morning: An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the richter scale happened while we were filming. READ MORE >

- 2545 days ago
Zarf's New Gig?

New Gig?

Former "All My Children" male-to-female transgendered lesbian British rocker, Zarf, has reappeared as Scott Baio's brunette psychologist on his new VH1 reality show! Zarfie loves Chachi! Well, not… READ MORE >

- 3213 days ago
Liza Loved Chachi?!!?!?!!

Loved Chachi?!!?!?!!

Believe it or not, "Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2" is not the worst thing Scott Baio has been in. TMZ has learned that along with blonde bombshells like Pam Anderson, Heather Locklear and… READ MORE >

- 3242 days ago
Joanie Loves Chachi ... and LG Mobile!

Joanie Loves Chachi
... and LG Mobile!

LG Mobile threw a huge bash on Tuesday to celebrate their latest cell phone, and rang up some of the biggest stars -- from 1982!With everyone from Erin Moran and Scott Baio to Gary Coleman and… READ MORE >

- 3243 days ago
Chachi -- 45 and Single?

45 and Single?

San Fernando Valley lothario Scott Baio, who has allegedly had his way with numerous Hollywood honeys -- including Heather Locklear, Pamela Anderson, Denise Richards and Nicollette Sheridan -- is… READ MORE >

- 3243 days ago
This Week's Biggest Losers 02/03/2007

This Week's Biggest Losers

There's still time to lay down a side bet on whether or not Prince's pants will split during the Super Bowl halftime show. But quite frankly, there's about as much chance of that happening as… READ MORE >

- 3381 days ago

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