Reid Scott (actor)
Scott at the 2014 PaleyFest
Reid Scott Weiner
November 19, 1977
Albany, New York, U.S.
Elspeth Keller (m. 2014)
Reid Scott (born Reid Scott Weiner; November 19, 1977) is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Brendan "Brando" Dorff in the TBS comedy series My Boys (2006–2010) and Deputy Director of Communications Dan Egan in the HBO comedy series Veep (2012–2019). Scott also appeared in the romantic comedy film Home Again (2017), the superhero film Venom (2018), and the comedy-drama film Late Night (2019).
Scott was born on November 19, 1977, in Albany, New York, the son of Kathleen and Neil Weiner. He attended Syracuse University, graduating in 2000, before moving to New York City to pursue his acting/writing career.
Scott began his career with roles in the off-Broadway play Cargo and several television commercials. In 2002 he won the lead role in the Fox pilot With You in Spirit, for which he received his Screen Actors Guild card. Scott recalls, "I remember thinking that the money from the pilot was a fortune. It wasn't. After renting a car to get around L.A., paying off some debt and maybe buying a new pair of shoes, I was broke. I had to borrow money from my father just to join SAG."
Since then he has appeared in television and film, most notably My Boys, an original series on TBS. He appeared in an episode of Bones, on The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Dr. Jeff Tseguay, as Mike in Motorcity and in CSI: NY as Seth Riggin. Scott joined the cast of Showtime's The Big C in 2010. He played Dr. Todd Mauer, oncologist for the main character (played by Laura Linney). He appeared on the big screen in films such as Amusement and Losing Control.
In June 2014, it was reported that Scott had joined the Nancy Meyers film The Intern, as a "smooth-talking, cocky young businessman." However, Scott's character is not in the final cut of the film.
|2006||Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas||Trent|
|2007||Passing the Time||Kevin||Short film|
|2009||My Two Fans||Kyle|
|2013||North Bay||Kirk Floyd||Short film|
|2013||Beside Still Waters||Henry|
|2014||Missing William||William Leeds|
|2014||A Better You||Handsome Model|
|2015||I'll See You in My Dreams||Officer Shumaker|
|2016||Nerdland||Brett Anderson (voice)|
|2017||Home Again||Justin Miller|
|2018||Under the Eiffel Tower||Liam|
|2018||Venom||Dr. Dan Lewis|
|2019||Late Night||Tom Campbell|
|2019||Black and Blue||Kevin Jennings|
|2020||Venom 2||Dr. Dan Lewis||Filming|
|2002||That '70s Show||Ted||Episode: "Over the Hills and Far Away"|
|2002–05||American Dreams||Andy Eaton / Brian||4 episodes|
|2003||What I Like About You||Hunter||Episode: "Girls Night Out"|
|2003||With You In Spirit||Ben Fisher||Television film|
|2003–04||It's All Relative||Bobby O'Neil||22 episodes|
|2004||Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman||Sam||Television film|
|2004||F2: Forensic Factor||Frank Black||Episode: "No Body, No Crime"|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Dax Blanchard||Episode: "Snakes"|
|2006–2010||My Boys||Brendan 'Brando' Dorff||49 episodes|
|2007||Bones||Robert Frazier||Episode: "The Man in the Mansion"|
|2008||CSI: NY||Seth Riggin||Episode: "Playing with Matches"|
|2008||Unhitched||Bobby||Episode: "Woman Marries Horse"|
|2009||Celebrities Anonymous||Johnny||Web series|
|2009||Hawthorne||Jared||Episode: "No Guts, No Glory"|
|2009||The Ex List||Steve Bolla||Episode: "Daphne's Idealized Wedding"|
|2009–2011||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Dr. Jeff Zegay||9 episodes|
|2010||The Big C||Dr. Todd Mauer||10 episodes|
|2011||Mad Love||Dave Evans||Episode: "The Spy Who Loved Me"|
|2012||Hot in Cleveland||Sam||Episode: "Hot & Heavy"|
|2012||Best Friends Forever||Peter||Episode: "The Butt Dial"|
|2012–13||Motorcity||Mike Chilton (voice)||20 episodes|
|2012–19||Veep||Dan Egan||65 episodes|
|2013||How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)||Scott||3 episodes|
|2013||Perception||Dr. Hutchins||Episode: "Neuropositive"|
|2013–16||Turbo FAST||Turbo (voice)||52 episodes|
|2014||New Girl||Ted||Episode: "The Last Wedding"|
|2015||Zoo||Ethan Boyd||Episode: "First Blood"|
|2017||Great News||Jeremy||3 episodes|
|2019||Will & Grace||Marcus||Episode: "Jack's Big Gay Wedding"|
|2019||Why Women Kill||Eli Cohen||10 episodes|
Awards and nominations
|2014||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Veep||Nominated|||
|Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program||Turbo FAST||Nominated|
|2017||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Veep||Nominated|
- Buell, Bill (May 10, 2014). "Clifton Park native Reid has key role in HBO series 'Veep'". The Daily Gazette. Schenectady, New York.
- Herbert, Geoff (April 10, 2013). "Veep' star, Syracuse University grad Reid Scott announces engagement to girlfriend". Syracuse.com. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
- "REID SCOTT". Interview Magazine. March 31, 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
- Moynihan, Rob (January 18, 2016). "How I Got My SAG-AFTRA Card", TV Guide. p. 12.
- "My Boys' Reid Scott Joins Showtime's The Big C". TV Guide.
- "We Talked to Reid Scott About Love ..." howaboutwe.com.
- "Reid Scott, Star of HBO's VEEP, Brings Home Fall Issue of EDGE". Edge. September 20, 2017 – via PR Newswire.
- McNary, Dave (July 24, 2013). "Reid Scott, Barbara Hershey to Star in 'Sister' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved August 3, 2013.
- Hughes, Jason (June 17, 2014). "'Veep' Star Reid Scott Joins Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway in 'The Intern'". TheWrap. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
- Young, Sage (September 25, 2015). "Actors Who Almost Starred In 'The Intern' Include Reese Witherspoon & More Great Surprises". Bustle.
- Takeda, Allison (June 22, 2014). "Reid Scott Is Married! Veep Star Weds Elspeth Keller". US Weekly. Retrieved July 2, 2014.
- "Reid Scott Welcomes Son Conrad". People. April 12, 2015.
- "Reid Scott – Awards – IMDb". Retrieved August 23, 2019.
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