Jul. 19th, 1961
New York City, New York, USA
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Scott was born on July 19, 1961 in New York City, the son of actors George C. Scott and Canadian-born Colleen Dewhurst. He graduated from Lawrence University in 1983. His brother is Alexander Scott.
Career In 1990, Scott played a lead role in the ground-breaking film Longtime Companion, which chronicles the early years of the AIDS/HIV epidemic and its impact upon a group of American friends. In the following year, Scott co-starred in the movie Dying Young (in which his mother also appeared) alongside Julia Roberts. He also appears in the 1992 movie Singles, and in 1996, he teamed up with Stanley Tucci to direct the film Big Night. The film met with critical acclaim and was nominated for the "Grand Jury Prize" at the Sundance Film Festival. For their work, Scott and Tucci won both the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Director.
In 2002, he was awarded the Best Actor prize from the National Board of Review for his notable performance in Roger Dodger. Scott starred in Six Degrees on ABC in 2006.
- [November 2008] Engaged to stage actress Kathleen McElfresh.
- Played "Ethan Thomas" in _The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)_ (qv). Father, 'George C. Scott' (qv), played "Lt. William 'Bill' Kinderman" in _The Exorcist III (1990)_ (qv). Mother, 'Colleen Dewhurst' (qv), was the voice of "Satan" in _The Exorcist III (1990)_ (qv).
- Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42.
- Appears in _Dead Again (1991)_ (qv) with 'Kenneth Branagh' (qv). He later starred in and co-directed _Hamlet (2000/II) (TV)_ (qv), and Branagh starred in and directed _Hamlet (1996)_ (qv).
- Has a son named Malcolm Scott (b. 1998).
-  Boyfriend of actress 'Patricia Clarkson' (qv) since _Roger Dodger (2002)_ (qv) premiered at the 2002 Tribeca Film Festival.
- Son of 'George C. Scott' (qv) and 'Colleen Dewhurst' (qv).
- Majored in Theatre/Performing Arts (Drama) at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. Graduated in 1983.