Scott Openshaw was born and raised in Laurel, Mississippi, and has been acting for 20 years. As a child, he was obsessed with theatre, movies and television, and this led to his involvement in community theatre and school plays. Openshaw attended The University of Southern Mississippi where he acquired a BS in English as well as a BFA in Theatre, where in his final year, he received an Outstanding Actor Award. Openshaw attended graduate school at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Texas where he completed his MFA in Theatre. While there, he performed in numerous productions including DANCING AT LUGHNASA, A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, BALM IN GILEAD, and he was a two-time recipient of The Bob Hope Award. Regional Theatre credits include ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, THE WINTER'S TALE, TWELFTH NIGHT, and James in the world premiere of STRAIGHT JACKET AND TIE, to name a few. Scott and his wife currently reside in New York, where he most recently performed in Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope All-Story production of the one-man show THE CAVEMEN IN THE HEDGES.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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