Evelyn Scott (actress)
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April 20, 1915|
Brockton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||January 31, 2002
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Urban S. Hirsch Jr. (1961-2002; her death)|
Evelyn Scott (April 20, 1915 – January 31, 2002) was an American film and television actress. She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts.
Scott began her career as a disc jockey for KMPC. Her career as an actress started in 1952, guest starring in several shows, including Schlitz Playhouse, Gunsmoke, The Danny Thomas Show, Dragnet, Perry Mason, The Untouchables, and Bonanza. In the 1950s, Scott also played several supporting roles in movies.
In 1965, Scott landed the recurring role of Ada Jacks in the television series Peyton Place. She would play the role until the cancellation in 1969. She reprised the role in the daytime soap opera Return to Peyton Place, from 1972-74. Her final appearance would be in 1985, yet again as Ada Jacks, in the television movie Peyton Place: The Next Generation.
Scott was also active as a board member of Portals House Inc., a center helping people with mental dysfunctions. She married Urban S. Hirsch Jr. in 1961 and stayed married to him until her death in 2002. 
|1953||Wicked Woman||Dora Bannister|
|1957||Back From the Dead||Molly Prentiss|
|The Green-Eyed Blonde||Helen||Uncredited|
|1958||I Want to Live!||Personal effects clerk||Uncredited|
|1985||Peyton Place: The Next Generation||Ada Jacks||Television movie|
- "Evelyn Scott, 86; 'Peyton Place' Actress, First Female DJ on L.A. Radio Station". Los Angeles Times. February 13, 2002.
- Evelyn Scott, 86; 'Peyton Place" Actress, First Female DJ on L.A. Radio Station (obituary), Los Angeles Times, February 13, 2002.