Scott Gurney (born 1972) is an Americanexecutive producer, writer, director, actor, model, and entrepreneur who has created several television series documentaries and unscripted/reality TV programming including the highly rated Duck Dynasty, Auction Hunters, Haunted Collector, Speed of Life, and American Guns. Gurney is also well known for producing several Shark Week specials for Discovery Channel including Killer Sharks: The Attacks of Black December, How Sharks Hunt, Shark City, Shark Attack Survival Guide, and Great White Appetite.
Prior to starting his production company, Gurney Productions, Inc., and before modelling and acting, Scott was a competitive athlete who won the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer National Championship while in college around 2000. He began modelling for catalog retailer International Male in San Diego, and then went to Los Angeles and modeled for Calvin Klein and Polo Sport. In Los Angeles, he began taking acting classes and auditioning.