Scott Jacoby (actor)
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November 26, 1956|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lyn Jacoby (1985-present; 2 children)|
Scott Bennett "Scotty" Jacoby (born November 26, 1956 in Skokie, Illinois) is an American actor. He won an Emmy Award for his role in the 1972 television film That Certain Summer. He is also known for playing the lead role in the made for TV film Bad Ronald (1974).
Life and career
Jacoby was born in Skokie, Illinois, but moved to Flushing, New York, when he was ten years old. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Ally in the Broadway musical Golden Rainbow, which starred Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé. Jacoby was nominated in the category Best Featured Actor in a Musical at the 22nd Tony Awards, held on April 21, 1968.
He began his television career playing the role of "Hubcap", who was a friend of Josh Hall (Laurence Fishburne) on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live. He also had a recurring role on The Golden Girls as Dorothy's musician son, Michael Zbornak.
He is the oldest of five acting siblings, including half-brothers Billy Jacoby (now Billy Jayne, born in 1969), Bobby Jacoby (now Robert Jayne, born in 1973), and sisters Laura Jacoby and Susan Jacoby.
- The Anderson Tapes (1971) as Jerry Bingham, a young paraplegic ham radio operator
- Rivals (1972)
- Baxter! (1973)
- The Man Who Could Talk to Kids (1973)
- Bad Ronald (1974)
- Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
- The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
- Our Winning Season (1978)
- The Supernaturals (1986)
- Return to Horror High (1987)
- To Die For (1989)
- Son of Darkness: To Die For II (1991)
- Primetime Emmy Award database
- "Robert Bianco's favorite TV movies — and yours". Usatoday.com.
- "Dolores Jacoby May Look Like a Stage Mother, but She Has Her Kids in Movies and TV Commercials Too." Friedman, Jack. www.people.com. Published November 19, 1984. Accessed April 7, 2017.
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