Simon Scott (actor)

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Simon Scott
Born Daniel Scott Simon
(1920-09-21)September 21, 1920
Monterey Park, California, U.S.
Died December 11, 1991(1991-12-11) (aged 71)
Los Alamitos, California, U.S
Occupation Actor
Years active 1952-1985

Simon Scott (September 21, 1920 - December 11, 1991) was an American character actor from Monterey Park, California. He was best known for his role as Arnold Slocum on Trapper John M.D. and as General Bronson on McHale's Navy.[1]


Scott made five guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murderer Stanley Overton in one of the series' final episodes in 1966 titled, "The Case of the Positive Negative." He also appeared on dozens of other TV series, making numerous appearances each on series including 77 Sunset Strip, Bonanza, The F.B.I., Cannon, The Invaders, and Ironside.

Scott also had a recurring role as Chief Metcalf on the ABC series The Mod Squad. In addition he also guest starred on series including The Munsters, The Fugitive, Mannix and most notably the 1960 The Twilight Zone episode "The Last Flight".[citation needed]


Scott died on December 11, 1991 in Los Alamitos, California of complications of Alzheimer's disease.[citation needed]


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. pp. 759, 1226. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 

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