Joe Lando is an American actor. His acting career began in the 1980s. His first ever movie role was Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home in 1986. He then guest starred on Nightingales and Beauty and the Beast. In the 1990s, he became known for his role as Byron Sully on the TV series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. While on the show, he appeared in the films Shadows of Desire, Alien Nation: The Enemy Within, and Blindness, among others. He reprised his role as Byron Sully in the film continuation Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Movie. In the 2000s, he starred as Peter Scarbrow on the short-lived series Higher Ground. He also played Byron Sully again in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within.