Scott Schwartz

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Scott Schwartz
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Scott Schwartz
Born (1968-05-12) May 12, 1968 (age 46)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Other names Scottie Schwartz
Scotty Schwartz
Years active 1982 - Present

Scott Schwartz (born May 12, 1968) is a former child actor best known for his roles in The Toy and A Christmas Story.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Schwartz co-starred opposite Richard Pryor and Jackie Gleason in 1982's The Toy directed by Richard Donner. In 1982, Schwartz filmed Kidco directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. In 1983, he featured in the Christmas film A Christmas Story as Flick, who got his tongue stuck to a frozen pole. In 1985, Schwartz co-starred with Liza Minnelli, Corey Haim, and Jeffrey DeMunn in the television film A Time to Live.

Schwartz attended high school in 1982/3 and 1985/6 at Bridgewater Raritan HS West in Bridgewater, NJ, with future professional basketball player Eric Murdock. He moved on to attend the Professional Children's School from 1983 to 1985.

Since 1987, he has managed a sports and movie memorabilia collectibles store, Baseball Cards - Movie Collectibles Etc. with his father Dan Schwartz in Woodland Hills, California. Schwartz' father was Elvis Presley's US Army company clerk in Germany from 1958-1960.[citation needed]

In the 1990s, Schwartz worked in the adult film industry in minor, non-sexual roles, and behind the scenes in numerous administrative roles. Schwartz would eventually star in adult films in sexual roles.[2] After appearing in more than a dozen films in a non-sexual capacity he quit in 2000.

Since 2006, Schwartz has pursued his acting career, and helped create a line of celebrity-based trading cards for Donruss Trading cards, now known as Panini called "Americana". He has also obtained celebrity autographs for companies such as: Upper Deck, Razor, Leaf & In The Game.[citation needed] In 2008, Schwartz began writing for the sports card magazine Beckett, and was featured on the cover of the September 2008 issue of Sports Card Monthly alongside Darren McFadden and Josh Hamilton.[citation needed]

In the wake of his former castmate Corey Haim's death in March 2010, Schwartz sold Haim's personal belongings on Ebay at the behest of the Haim family.[3]

Scott has recently stated that he will be working on his memoir, to be published in 2013, the same year as the 30th anniversary of A Christmas Story.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times
  2. ^ "Tiger Beat". Nerve. 2006-03-28. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  3. ^ "Corey Haim's Personal Items Being Sold on Ebay". Los Angeles Times. 2010-03-13. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  4. ^ "'Interview with Scott Schwartz'". Jerry Saravia. 2011-10-18. 

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