Scott Jacoby (actor)

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Scott Jacoby
Born (1956-11-26) November 26, 1956 (age 61)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actor/Director
Years active 1968-present
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.[1] He is also known for playing the lead role in the made for TV film Bad Ronald (1974).[2]

Life and career[edit]

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.

Selected filmography[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Jacoby is of Jewish descent.[3]


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