Scott McGregor (model)

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Scott McGregor
Scott McGregor 2.jpg
McGregor in 2011
Born April 1981 (age 35)[1]
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Model, actor, presenter
Years active 2005–present (modelling)
2008–present (acting)
Modelling information
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Hair colour Brown[2]
Eye colour Brown[2]
Manager Chadwick Models[2]

Scott McGregor (born April 1981) is an Australian model, television presenter and actor. McGregor worked as a model on the game show Temptation. He has also appeared in television commercials and print advertisements. From 2008, McGregor hosted the motoring show Blood, Sweat and Gears. As an actor, he has appeared in Underbelly, Winners & Losers and Offspring. McGregor joined the cast of Neighbours as Detective Detective Mark Brennan in 2010. He departed the show the following year to pursue other career opportunities, before returning in 2013 for a guest stint. He made a permanent return in 2014.

Early life[edit]

McGregor was born in Albury, New South Wales.[3] He has four brothers.[4] McGregor studied graphic design and worked part-time for Melbourne advertising company Visual Jazz.[4] He did some modelling while studying to earn extra money and meet new people.[3]

Career[edit]

Modelling[edit]

From 2005, McGregor worked as a model on the Nine Network programme Temptation. McGregor has done photo shoots for Men's Health Australia, Cleo, DNA and Boyfriend, as well as television commercials for a beer product and print advertisements for a range of products including clothing and underwear.[5] In 2006, McGregor was a contestant in Cleo's Bachelor of the Year contest.[5] McGregor was named one of fifty finalists in the 2011 contest.[6]

In 2016, McGregor became a brand ambassador for men's underwear company Noble by Noble.[7]

Acting and presenting[edit]

In January 2008, McGregor began presenting the motoring show Blood, Sweat and Gears on Foxtel's Fox8.[8] That same year, he appeared in an episode of Underbelly.[9] McGregor has also appeared in Carla Cametti PD (2009),[9] and the drama series Winners & Losers (2011).[10] In April 2012, McGregor made a guest appearance in Offspring.[11]

McGregor joined the cast of the soap opera Neighbours as Detective Detective Mark Brennan in 2010.[9][12] McGregor was initially contracted for six months, but this was later extended to a year.[12][13] McGregor left Neighbours in April 2011.[14][15] He revealed that he wanted to pursue modelling opportunities in Europe and new acting roles.[16][17] McGregor said he would not rule out returning to the show.[17]

On 4 November 2012, it was confirmed that McGregor would be returning to Neighbours in May 2013 for a brief stint.[18] McGregor reprised the role again in October 2013 and made his screen return in February 2014.[19] He appeared in a documentary special celebrating the show's 30th anniversary titled Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite, which aired in Australia and the UK in March 2015.[20][21]

Personal life[edit]

McGregor dated his Temptation co-model Chelsea Butler from November 2006 to 2011.[22][23][24] In May 2016, McGregor became engaged to his partner Bianka Voigt.[25] On 27 March 2017, McGregor announced that he and Voigt were expecting their first child.[26] McGregor's hobbies include surfing, AFL, cricket, golf, poker and music.[27]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Underbelly Young Man Episode: "Wise Monkeys"
2009 Carla Cametti PD Barman Episode: "To Have and to Hold"
2010–11, 2013– Neighbours Mark Brennan Main role
2011 Winners & Losers Brett Episode: "Covert Aggression in Netball"
2012 Offspring Theo Episode: "3.1"
2014 Brennan on the Run Mark Brennan Webseries
2015 Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite Himself Documentary

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scott to flex muscles abroad?". Holy Soap. 19 March 2011. Archived from the original on 22 March 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Scott McGregor". Chadwick Models. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Cowell, Alyce (October 2010). "Tempting fate". Covet magazine (4): 68–69. 
  4. ^ a b "Scott D. McGregor... rising media and modelling identity.". Saxton Speakers Bureau. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Cleo Bachelor of the Year contest 2006". Cleo. Ninemsn. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "2011 Cleo Bachelor of the Year finalists announced". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 27 March 2011. 
  7. ^ Dainty, Sophie (6 April 2016). "See Mark Brennan like never before! Neighbours' Scott McGregor poses for his hottest EVER pictures". Digital Spy. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  8. ^ Knox, David. "Car Hosting Role Tempts Scott McGregor". TV Tonight. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  9. ^ a b c Kilkelly, Daniel (28 August 2010). "Time to meet a 'Neighbours' newcomer". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 
  10. ^ Knox, David (4 March 2011). "Winners and Losers". TV Tonight. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  11. ^ Knox, David (16 April 2012). "Scott McGregor in Offspring". TV Tonight. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  12. ^ a b "New neighbour alert". TV Week. ACP Magazines: 5. 14–20 August 2010. 
  13. ^ "Scott: I had to meet Harold!". Channel 5. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  14. ^ Knox, David (17 February 2011). "Scott McGregor to leave Neighbours". TV Tonight. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
  15. ^ "Model neighbour leaving Ramsay St". Herald Sun. Australia: The Herald and Weekly Times. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2011. 
  16. ^ "Which hunks are leaving Home and Away and Neighbours?". TV Week. Ninemsn. 28 February 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  17. ^ a b Kilkelly, Daniel (21 April 2011). "'Neighbours' star: 'Door left open for Mark'". Digital Spy. Hachette Filipacchi UK. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  18. ^ Miller, Erin (10–16 November 2012). "There goes the neighbourhood". TV Week. ACP Magazines (45): 20–21. 
  19. ^ "Scott McGregor returns to Neighbours". Neighbours.com.au. Network Ten. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  20. ^ Knox, David (28 February 2015). "Airdate: Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite". TV Tonight. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  21. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (4 March 2015). "Neighbours 30th anniversary schedule confirmed by Channel 5". Digital Spy. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  22. ^ "Mark Brennan". Holy Soap. Channel 5. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  23. ^ Interview on Melbourne's JoyFM May 2007
  24. ^ "Neighbours hottie Scott McGregor tells us he's single and open to offers...". Heatworld. Bauer Media Group. 16 June 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  25. ^ Lyall, Amy (4 June 2016). "'New House New Wifey': Neighbours star Scott McGregor announces his engagement to Bianka Voigt after a romantic proposal". Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  26. ^ Dainty, Sophie (27 March 2017). "Neighbours star Scott McGregor is expecting his first child with fiancée Bianka Voigt". Digital Spy. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  27. ^ "Scott McGregor". Profile Talent Management. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 

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