Thomas Scott Coffey
May 1, 1967
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
T. Scott Coffee
T. Scott Coffey
Actor, director, producer, screenwriter
Scott Coffey (born May 1, 1967) is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter. His acting credits include films such as [1 ] , Shag , Some Kind of Wonderful , and Dream Lover . As a director he made Mulholland Drive in 2005 and the upcoming Ellie Parker Jupiter.
Biography [ edit ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Coffey was born and raised in
Honolulu, Hawaii, where he began his acting career appearing in school plays, community theatre and with the Hawaii Performing Arts Company. He also appeared in several episodic television shows. He is now an acclaimed writer director. Coffey lives in Portland, Oregon with his boyfriend, the novelist Blair Mastbaum. [2 ]
At sixteen, with the money he had earned acting, he travelled to Europe. Inspired by
Bertolucci's he felt compelled to visit Rome along with Paris and La Luna, Budapest. He stayed three years, attending high school in Rome and acting in seven films, including and the Once Upon a Time in America, CBS miniseries Christopher Columbus. While on location for Christopher Columbus, Coffey was contacted by the William Morris Agency and moved to New York, where he signed with the agency and studied acting while co-starring in the off-Broadway play It's All Talk. After a year he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his film career and has been working ever since, appearing in and Ferris Bueller's Day Off His television work includes a special SpaceCamp entitled " The New Twilight Zone Private Channel", as well as a memorable episode directed by Amazing Stories Robert Zemeckis and featuring Christopher Lloyd and Coffey's Some Kind of Wonderful costar, Mary Stuart Masterson.
Coffey's feature film,
(2005), which finished production in July 2005, was an Official Selection of the 2005 Ellie Parker Sundance Film Festival and won the New American Cinema Special Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival. It was released in the fall of that year by Strand Releasing to rave reviews. He wrote another film based on the short story, [3 ] by All God's Children Can Dance Haruki Murakami. Coffey is writing the film adaptation of Lolly Winston's novel Happiness Sold Separately for Fox Searchlight Pictures, which he will direct, with Julia Roberts starring. He's recently directed videos for Handsome Furs and Dath Vessel both on Sub Pop. Coffey is in pre-production on the film Jupiter, which he will direct. Jupiter was co- written with Blair Mastbaum.
Filmography [ edit ]
Directorial work [ edit ]
"What About Us"
Nothing is Precious Enough For Us
Slow and Steady Seduction
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