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Campbell Scott

Campbell Scott is Boris in the USA Network original series ROYAL PAINS. Scott, who studied under renowned acting teachers Stella Adler and Geraldine Page, has had numerous memorable roles in the theater, on television and in film. After his first break as Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet in summer stock in New England, Scott understudied in the Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, starring Jeremy Irons and later, Nicol Williamson. He has also appeared on Broadway in an acclaimed production of Long Day's Journey into the Night with Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhust, Ah! Wildnerness, Hay Fever and The Queen and the Rebels. Off-Broadway, Scott has appeared in The Last Outpost, Copperhead, A Man for All Seasons, On the Bum and most recently in the title role of The Atheist. He received excellent reviews for his performance in Hamlet at the Old Globe in San Diego, and then played Hamlet again at the Huntington Theatre in Boston. Scott's other Shakespearean roles include Angelo in Measure for Measure at Lincoln Center, the title role of Pericles at the New York Shakespeare Festival, and Iago in Othello at the Philadelphia Drama Guild. Regionally, Scott has been seen in Our Town, Gilette, School for Wives and for the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Miss Julie and Dead End.

Scott's first film role was in From Hollywood to Deadwood, followed by the highly praised Longtime Companion, The Feud, and Bernardo Bertolucci's The Sheltering Sky. He appeared in Dead Again directed by Kenneth Branagh, starred opposite Julia Roberts in Dying Young directed by Joel Schumacher, alongside Kyra Sedgwick in Singles directed by Cameron Crowe, The Innocent directed by John Schlesinger, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle directed by Alan Rudolph, Only with You and Let it Be Me. He co-stars with Steve Martin in David Mamet's film The Spanish Prisoner. His additional film appearances include Big Night, The Daytrippers, Ship of Fools, Hi-Life, Top of the Food Chain, Spring Forward, Other Voices, Lush, Delivering Milo, Roger Rodger, Secret lives of Dentists, Loverboy, Marie and Bruce, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Duma, Saint Ralph, and The Dying Gaul, which he starred in and produced.

For television, Scott starred in, co-directed and produced Hamlet for the Odyssey Network. He also starred as Joseph Kennedy Jr. in The Kennedys of Massachusetts, with Ben Kingsley and Joanna Lumley in Sweeny Todd for Showtime, with Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Love Letter for Hallmark Hall of Fame, Shot in the Heart for HBO and Follow the Stars Home for Hallmark Hall of Fame, again co-starring with Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Scott co-directed the film Big Night with Stanley Tucci, and has finished directing Off the Map. For the stage, he has directed Miss Julie, Snake Pit and Recruiting Officer. Recently, Scott has completed directing and producing the film Company Retreat.


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Campbell Scott Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJuly 19, 1961 (56)
SignCancer
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Campbell Scott compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Mission: Impossible
Still Mine
10:00 A.M.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Saint Ralph
Saw VI
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Mark 8:36
Brokeback Mountain
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