Scott Michael Foster
|Scott Michael Foster|
March 4, 1985|
Winfield, Illinois, U.S.
Scott Michael Foster (born March 4, 1985) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Captain John Paul "Cappie" Jones in the ABC Family comedy-drama series Greek (2007-2011), Leo Hendrie in the ABC Family drama Chasing Life (2014—2015) and as Nathaniel Plimpton III in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Foster also had recurring roles on Californication, Halt and Catch Fire, and Once Upon a Time.
Foster was born in Winfield, Illinois, at Central DuPage Hospital. He is the only boy in his family and has two sisters. He later moved to Highland Village, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, where he became interested in acting as early as elementary school. He went to Briarhill Middle School, and later attended Edward S. Marcus High School where he was involved in theater until he graduated in 2003. He attended Collin County Community College for one semester with a focus on acting, but soon left his studies to pursue a professional career in that field. He plays guitar and is the lead singer of his indie rock band "Siren's Eye". They released their first EP on iTunes, entitled "Red Room" on 15 December 2009.
Foster appeared in the small indie film The Beautiful Flowers, before landing the regular role in the ABC Family comedy-drama series, Greek. The series ran from 2007 to 2011. During his days on Greek, Foster also had the leading role in the independent film, Teenage Dirtbag. He later guest-starred on Law & Order: LA, Melissa & Joey, Friends with Benefits, The Closer, and Parenthood.
In 2012, Foster had recurring roles in the fifth season of Showtime comedy-drama series, Californication, and short-lived ABC paranormal horror series, The River. In 2013, he had the regular role in another short-lived ABC series, Zero Hour opposite Anthony Edwards and Carmen Ejogo. In 2014, Foster had recurring roles in AMC period drama, Halt and Catch Fire, and later in that year began appearing in the ABC Family drama series, Chasing Life as a love interest for the lead character. Also in 2014, he played the role of Kristoff in the fourth season of ABC fantasy series, Once Upon a Time.
In 2015, Foster began starring in the ABC prime time television soap opera, Blood & Oil alongside Don Johnson and Amber Valletta. In 2015, he was listed one of Variety’s "10 Actors to Watch".
|2005||The Horrible Flowers||Billy|
|2009||Teenage Dirtbag||Thayer Mangeres|
|2014||The Pact 2||Officer Meyer|
|2015||Must Feed and Water||Alex||Short film|
|2016||My Dead Boyfriend|
|2007||The Game||Brandon||Episode: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"|
|2007||Women's Murder Club||Milo Bishop||Episode: "Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts"|
|2007–2011||Greek||Captain John Paul "Cappie" Jones||Main role, 74 episodes|
|2008||Quarterlife||Jed Berland||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|2011||Parenthood||Gary||Episodes: "Taking the Leap" and "Slipping Away"|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Roger||Episode: "Runyon Canyon"|
|2011||Melissa & Joey||George||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||Daniel||Episode: "The Benefit of Friends"|
|2012||Californication||Tyler||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2012||The River||Jonas||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2012||The Closer||Luke||Episode: "Armed Response"|
|2013||Zero Hour||Arron Martin||Main role, 13 episodes|
|2014||Halt and Catch Fire||Hunt Whitmarsh||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2014–2015||Chasing Life||Leo Hendrie||Recurring role, 26 episodes|
|2014||Once Upon a Time||Kristoff||Recurring role, 9 episodes|
|2015||Blood & Oil||Wick Briggs||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2017–present||Crazy Ex-Girlfriend||Nathaniel Plimpton III||Recurring role (season 2); Main role (Season 3)|
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- "Featured Content on Myspace". Myspace. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
- "Greek's Scott Michael Foster Joins Parenthood". TVGuide.com. Retrieved February 16, 2011.
- Adam Bryant (15 July 2011). "Exclusive: Sopranos and Greek Stars to Make Trouble for Californication's Hank". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
- Michael Ausiello. "Scoop: Greek's Scott Michael Foster Joins ABC's The River – TVLine - TVLine". TVLine. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
- "Leo Hendrie". ABC Family. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister. "'Chasing Life': Leo Dies — Scott Michael Foster, 'Blood & Oil' Actor, Killed Off - Variety". Variety. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
- Matt Webb Mitovich. "'Chasing Life' Season 2 — Leo Dies, But Will Be Seen Again - TVLine". TVLine. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
- Liz Raftery (1 July 2014). "Once Upon a Time Casts Two Frozen Characters". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
- The Deadline Team. "ABC Pilots 'Dr. Ken', 'Boom' & 'Family Of The Year' Add To Cast - Deadline". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
- Andy Swift. "Scott Michael Foster In ABC's 'Boom' — 2015 Pilot Casting News - TVLine". TVLine. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister. "[PHOTOS] TV Actors to Watch in 2015 - Variety". Variety. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
- Calvario, Liz (April 6, 2017). "'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend': Scott Michael Foster Upped To Series Regular For Season 3". Deadline Hollywood.