6 March 1962 |
São Paulo, Brazil
Jonathan Scott-Taylor (born 6 March 1962) is a Brazil-born English former actor.
He was born in São Paulo, Brazil to English parents; his father was a consultant for the fishery industry in Brazil at the time. Scott-Taylor started going to drama school at age 11. He played the character of Jim Hawkins in a stage musical Treasure Island in 1973. He went on to take minor roles in The Copter Kids, Bugsy Malone, The Four Feathers and The Winslow Boy, after which he was chosen to play teen Damien Thorn in Damien: Omen II in 1978, his most famous role.
In 1979, he played the role of Lucius, Brutus' servant, in a BBC production of Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.
Following Omen II, he had a few more roles in Tales of the Unexpected as sadistic prep school bully Bruce "Galloping" Foxley" in the episode "Galloping Foxley", as Tom Tulliver in The Mill on the Floss, Shadey and Troubles, and in the 1980s BBC soap opera Triangle, but has not performed since 1988.
Scott-Taylor lives in the east of the United Kingdom. He retired from acting and went on to become a lawyer. He has a wife and two children.