Campbell Scott

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Campbell Scott
Campbell Scott at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.jpg
Scott at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival for the premiere of Handsome Harry
Born Campbell Whalen Scott
(1961-07-19) July 19, 1961 (age 53)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Lawrence University
Occupation Actor, director, producer, voice artist
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Anne Scott (1991–2002; divorced)
Kathleen McElfresh (2009-present)
Children 1
Parents George C. Scott
Colleen Dewhurst

Campbell Whalen Scott (born July 19, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, and voice artist.

Early life[edit]

Scott was born on July 19, 1961 in New York City, the son of actors George C. Scott and Canadian-born Colleen Dewhurst. He graduated from Lawrence University in 1983. His brother is Alexander Scott.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1990, Scott played a lead role in the ground-breaking film Longtime Companion, which chronicles the early years of the AIDS/HIV epidemic and its impact upon a group of American friends. In the following year, Scott co-starred in the movie Dying Young (in which his mother also appeared) alongside Julia Roberts. He also appears in the 1992 movie Singles, and in 1996, he teamed up with Stanley Tucci to direct the film Big Night. The film met with critical acclaim and was nominated for the "Grand Jury Prize" at the Sundance Film Festival. For their work, Scott and Tucci won both the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Director.

In 2002, he was awarded the Best Actor prize from the National Board of Review for his notable performance in Roger Dodger. Scott starred in Six Degrees on ABC in 2006.

In 2005 / 2006, Scott served as the reader for the audiobook versions of Stephen King's bestsellers The Shining and Cell.

In 2007, Campbell Scott lent his voice for the narration of a Chevron Corporation television ad, as well as the critically acclaimed Iraq War documentary film, No End in Sight. Next up for Scott was the 2009 drama Handsome Harry. Scott also has a recurring role on the USA drama Royal Pains.

On August 28, 2009, TVGuide.com confirmed Campbell Scott was cast for the third season of Damages. Scott was a series regular, playing Joe Tobin, the son of indicted Bernie Madoff-like Louis Tobin (Len Cariou). The season aired from January to April 2010.[2]

In May 2010, Campbell Scott provided the voice-over for a new Häagen-Dazs TV commercial called "Ode to Flavor".[3] The ad was created by Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, directed by Noah Marshall with art direction by Croix Cagnon.[4] He played the role of Richard Parker, the father of Peter Parker, in the 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man. Scott reprised his role in the 2014 film The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Personal life[edit]

He has a son, Malcolm, born in 1998. He lives with his family in north west Connecticut.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Five Corners Policeman
1990 Sheltering Sky, TheThe Sheltering Sky George Tunner
1990 Kennedys of Massachusetts, TheThe Kennedys of Massachusetts Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. TV miniseries
1990 Longtime Companion Willy
1991 Dead Again Doug
1991 Dying Young Victor Geddes Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
1992 Singles Steve Dunne
1993 Innocent, TheThe Innocent Leonard
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Robert Benchley Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor
1995 Let It Be Me Dr. Gabriel Rodman
1996 Daytrippers, TheThe Daytrippers Eddie Masler Also executive producer
1996 Big Night Bob Also co-producer and co-director with Stanley Tucci
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Director
New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best New Director
Nominated — Deauville Film Festival Grand Special Prize Award
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best First Film
Nominated — Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Feature
1997 Spanish Prisoner, TheThe Spanish Prisoner Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Ross
1998 Hi-Life Ray
1998 Love Letter, TheThe Love Letter Scott Corrigan TV film
1998 Tale of Sweeney Todd, TheThe Tale of Sweeney Todd Ben Carlyle TV film
1998 Impostors, TheThe Impostors Meistrich
1999 Top of the Food Chain Dr. Karel Lamonte
1999 Spring Forward Fredrickson
1999 Lush Lionel 'Ex' Exley
2000 Other Voices John
2000 Hamlet Hamlet TV film; also director and producer
2001 Delivering Milo Kevin
2001 Follow the Stars Home David McCune TV film
2001 Final N/A Director and producer
2002 Pilot's Wife, TheThe Pilot's Wife Roger Hart TV film
2002 Roger Dodger Roger Swanson National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor
2003 Secret Lives of Dentists, TheThe Secret Lives of Dentists David Hurst Also producer
2003 Off the Map N/A Director and producer
2004 Saint Ralph Father George Hibbert Nominated — Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
2004 Marie and Bruce Tommy
2005 Loverboy Paul's Father
2005 Exorcism of Emily Rose, TheThe Exorcism of Emily Rose Ethan Thomas
2005 Duma Peter
2005 Dying Gaul, TheThe Dying Gaul Jeffery Tishop Also producer
2006 Final Days of Planet Earth William Phillips TV film
2007 Music and Lyrics Sloan Cates
2007 Crashing Richard McMurray
2007 No End in Sight Narrator
2008 Phoebe in Wonderland Principal Davis
2008 One Week Narrator Voice
2009 Handsome Harry David Kagan
2009 National Parks: America's Best Idea, TheThe National Parks: America's Best Idea Various Historical Figures Voice
2009–present Royal Pains Boris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz TV series
2010 Damages Joe Tobin TV series (13 episodes)
2010 Beware the Gonzo Arthur Gilman
2010 God in America Narrator Voice
2010 Eye of the Hurricane Bill Folsom
2011 Love, Lots of It[5] The Man
2012 Amazing Spider-Man, TheThe Amazing Spider-Man Richard Parker
2012 Still Mine Gary
2012 The Men Who Built America Narrator Four part miniseries docudrama
2014 Amazing Spider-Man 2, TheThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 Richard Parker

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