Scott Waugh

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Scott Waugh
Born(exact date unknown but assumed to be 1970 or 1971)
Alma materUniversity of California (B.F.A.)
OccupationStunt performer (retired 2005), director, producer
Known forAct of Valor (2012)

Scott Waugh (born 1970 or 1971)[1] is an American[2] film director, producer, and former stunt performer, best known for directing the 2012 war film Act of Valor with Mike McCoy. He also directed the Need for Speed film adaptation.[3] He won the "10 Directors to Watch" award at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival.[4]


Year Film Credited as
Director Producer or Executive Producer Editor
2007 Navy SWCC Yes Yes Yes
2012 Act of Valor Yes Yes Yes
2014 Need for Speed Yes Yes Yes
2017 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain Yes Yes Yes
2019 Project X-Traction Yes Yes No


  1. ^ Lee, Michael (March 7, 2014). "Scott Waugh Talks Directing "Need For Speed," Visulizing Stunts, Car Crashes, Bets With Aaron Paul, And More". I'm 43
  2. ^ "Scott Waugh". Elcinema. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  3. ^ Williams, Owen (June 25, 2012). "Scott Waugh Takes Need For Speed". Empire. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  4. ^ "Variety to honor Charlize Theron and "10 Directors to watch" at 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival". Palm Springs International Film Festival. December 29, 2011. Retrieved October 31, 2013.

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