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Biography #2 (for Monster-In-Law)

A dynamic young actor, Adam Scott has crafted a distinguished career in theatre and television and is quickly becoming one of the finest newcomers to hit the big screen.

Scott is currently shooting the drama-thriller Revolver, opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar for Universal Focus. The film focuses on a successful young business woman who starts having nightmares about a young woman who was murdered 25 years ago. Adam portrays Kurt, an ex-con who has a brief affair Sarah's character and, as a result, becomes an obsessive stalker. In addition, he will shoot a cameo role in Mark Fergus' drama First Snow, for Furst Films.

Adam recently finished the Terry Zwigoff-directed comedic drama, Art School Confidential, for MGM. The incredibly talented ensemble cast includes John Malkovich, Max Minghella and Jim Broadbent. Adam will next be seen in The Matador, opposite Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, and Hope Davis. The film tells the story of a world-class assassin who strikes up an unlikely friendship with an incredibly average suburban couple. Scott can currently be seen in the critically acclaimed, The Aviator, for director Martin Scorsese. The Miramax film is based upon the early career of tycoon Howard Hughes as a film producer and eventual owner of RKO Pictures. The Aviator also stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, and John C. Reilly.

Adam was most recently seen in the Warner Bros. action feature Torque for director Joseph Kahn. The film co-starred Ice Cube, Jaime Pressly, and Martin Henderson. Prior to that, Adam was showcased in Carl Franklin's High Crimes for Twentieth Century Fox, co-starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and James Caviezel. Additionally, Scott starred in the independent black comedy, Two Days, as well as Christopher Haifley's independent film Ronnie. Scott's additional feature film credits include Jonathan Frakes' Star Trek: First Contact with Patrick Stewart and James Cromwell and numerous independent films including Robert Mickelson's Off the Lip, Jonathan Kahn's Girl, Ted Melfi's Winding Roads, David McKay's The Lesser Evil, Lawrence Trilling's Dinner & Driving, and Derek Simonds' Seven and a Match.

In a notable two-episode stint on HBO's acclaimed Six Feet Under, Adam played the role of Ben Dooley, a public defender and boyfriend to Michael C. Hall's character, David Fisher. Additional television credits include Ken Cameron's Payback, an ABC movie-of-the-week with Mary Tyler Moore and Ed Asner, Wasteland, Party of Five, Murder One, NYPD Blue, and E.R.

Scott's stage credits include roles in Uncle Bob, a two man show with Austin Pendleton in Los Angeles, New York and Edinburgh; Richard Greenberg's Everett Beekin for South Coast Repertory; Romeo and Juliet at the California Shakespeare Festival in Berkeley; Dealer's Choice and Buffalo Hunters for The Mark Taper Forum; Beirut for Gardner Stage; Water and Wine for the Met Theatre; and Bloody Poetry for the Globe Theatre.

As a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Scott got his start on the stage in lead roles such as Serge in Bonjour, La, Bonjour for which he won the Jehlinger Award for Best Actor, Oberon in A Midsummer Nights Dream; Billy the Kid in The Beard; and Al in The Grapes of Wrath.

Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Monster-In-Law" (20-Apr-2005)


Biography #3 (for Torque)

Adam Scott just recently finished production on Warner Bros. Pictures' The Aviator for director Martin Scorcese. Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale and John C. Reilly also star. The film is slated to be released next December.

Scott was most recently seen in Carl Franklin's High Crimes starring opposite Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Amanda Peet, and in a recurring role on HBO's critically acclaimed Six Feet Under.

Scott's other feature film credits include Star Trek: First Contact with Patrick Stewart and James Cromwell, as well as starring roles in several independent films including Sean McGinley's Two Days and Christopher Haifley's Ronnie.

On television, Scott's credits include recurring roles on Party of Five, Wasteland and Murder One, as well as the ABC movie of the week, Payback, in addition to guest roles on NYPD Blue and ER.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Torque" (24-Jan-2004)


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