Kimberly Aileen Scott
December 11, 1961
Kingsville, Texas, U.S.
|Education||Texas A&M University, Kingsville|
University of Texas, Austin (BA)
Yale University (MFA)
Kimberly Aileen Scott (born December 11, 1961) is an American actress. She received Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play nomination for her performance in the 1988 play Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Scott later has appeared in films include The Abyss (1989), Flatliners (1990), Batman & Robin (1997), K-PAX (2001) and Respect (2020).
Life and career
Scott was born in Kingsville, Texas. She attended school at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the University of Texas before earning an MFA in 1987 from the Yale School of Drama. In 1988, she was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone.
Scott has appeared in films such as The Abyss, Gross Anatomy, The Waterdance, Drop Zone, The Velocity of Gary, K-PAX, I Am Sam, Impostor, The United States of Leland, Guess Who, World Trade Center and Love & Other Drugs. She frequently appears in the films of Joel Schumacher such as Flatliners, Falling Down and The Client. She is the only actress to appear in different Batman films (Batman Forever and Batman & Robin) as different characters.
Scott has also appeared in the television shows MacGyver, Boy Meets World, The Commish, Family Dog, ER, Chicago Hope, Malibu Shores, 3rd Rock from the Sun, JAG, Sister, Sister, The Practice, NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel, Once and Again, Soul Food, Family Law, Providence, Will & Grace, Wonderfalls, 7th Heaven, and Medium.
In 2007, she appeared in the short films Sponsored By, Under The Gun, Open House, and Time Upon A Once that were made during the reality show On the Lot.
In 2010, she appeared as Mama Nadi in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's version of Ruined by playwright Lynn Nottage, in 2011 played the tavern owner Mistress Quickly in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part Two, and in 2018, she played Pistol, Sir Thomas Grey, and the Governor of Harfleur in “Henry V”.
On October 7, 2016, Scott participated in a panel discussion at Yale University entitled “50 Years of Yale Rep: A Conversation with Theatre Makers Present at the Creation, Along the Way, and Today.”
|1989||The Abyss||Lisa "One Night" Standing|
|1989||Gross Anatomy||Nurse Louise|
|1993||Falling Down||Det. Jones|
|1996||Black & White: A Love Story||Deandra|
|1997||Batman & Robin||Observatory Associate|
|1998||Sweet Jane||Dr. Gordon|
|1998||The Velocity of Gary||Nurse Adams|
|1998||In Quiet Night||Vinette|
|2000||Get Your Stuff||Gloria|
|2001||I Am Sam||Gertie|
|2003||The United States of Leland||Myra|
|2006||World Trade Center||Sergeant King|
|2007||The Happiest Day of His Life||Darci|
|2007||The Gift: At Risk||Sister Maria|
|2008||The Great Buck Howard||Nurse|
|2010||Love & Other Drugs||Gail|
|1989||A Man Called Hawk||Mary||"Beautiful Are the Stars"|
|1991||Prison Stories: Women on the Inside||Stacy||TV film|
|1991||Shannon's Deal||Julia||"First Amendment", "The Inside Man"|
|1991||MacGyver||Mama Lorraine||"The 'Hood", "The Prometheus Syndrome", "Walking Dead"|
|1991||Locked Up: A Mother's Rage||Sherisse||TV film|
|1991-94||The Commish||Lucille Carter||Recurring role|
|1993||Bodies of Evidence||Maggie Holland||TV series|
|1993||Caught in the Act||Wilson||TV film|
|1994||Green Dolphin Beat||Carter||TV film|
|1994||Father and Scout||Francine||TV film|
|1995||Chicago Hope||Dr. Kimberly Barnett||"Hello Goodbye"|
|1996||Boy Meets World||Sonja||"The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"|
|1996||Malibu Shores||Officer Guthrie||"Pilot: Parts 1 & 2"|
|1996||3rd Rock from the Sun||Emily||"The Art of Dick"|
|1998||JAG||NCIS Agent Lisa Viola||"With Intent to Die"|
|1999||The '60s||Althea Taylor||TV film|
|1999||Sister, Sister||Prof. Weaver||"I Know What You Did in Drama Class"|
|1999||The Practice||Principal Richwood||"Target Practice"|
|2000||NYPD Blue||Doctor||"Little Abner"|
|2000||Touched by an Angel||Enshake||"True Confessions"|
|2000||Strong Medicine||Mrs. Rose Jenkins||"Brainchild"|
|2000-01||Family Law||Carla Turner||Recurring role|
|2001||Once and Again||Lt. Saticoy||"The Other End of the Telescope"|
|2001||Soul Food||Alderman Teresa Davis||"Everything Is Unfolding Perfectly", "Running as Fast as I Can"|
|2001||Providence||Nina Barnett||"The Honeymoon's Over"|
|2002||Everybody Loves Raymond||Miss Purcell||"Homework"|
|2002||Santa, Jr.||Mrs. Taylor||TV film|
|2003-05||7th Heaven||Greta||"Go Ask Alice", "Why Not Me?", "Mi Familia: Part 2"|
|2004||Wonderfalls||Officer Hale||"Crime Dog"|
|2006-07||Medium||Coroner||"Profiles in Terror", "Second Opinion", "No One to Watch Over Me"|
|2007||Time Upon a Once||Orange Wife||TV film|
- "Nominees". tonyawards.com.
- Meyer, Dan (November 27, 2019). "Tony Nominee Kimberly Scott Joins Jennifer Hudson-Led Aretha Franklin Biopic Respect". Playbill.
- "MacGyver Online". www.macgyveronline.org. Retrieved 2018-12-29.
- "42nd Tony Awards", Wikipedia, 2019-06-08, retrieved 2019-07-09
- "1988 Awards – Drama Desk". Retrieved 2019-07-09.
- "November/December 2016 | School of Drama | School Notes | Yale Alumni Magazine". yalealumnimagazine.com. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
- Yale Repertory Theatre (2017-05-03), 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion Highlights, retrieved 2019-07-09