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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 July 1961New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameCampbell Whalen Scott
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Campbell Scott was born on July 19, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Campbell Whalen Scott. He is an actor and producer, known for The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005). He has been married to Kathleen McElfresh since May 30, 2009. He was previously married to Anne Scott.

Spouse (2)

Kathleen McElfresh (30 May 2009 - present)
Anne Scott (9 July 1991 - 18 September 2002) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (19)

Acted in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at John Jay High School, Cross River, New York (197?).
Majored in theater/performing arts (drama) at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. Graduated in 1983.
Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis's Screen World, Vol. 42.
Became a father for the first time at age 36 when his wife, Anne Scott, gave birth to their son, Malcolm Scott, on January 28, 1998.
Has an older brother: writer and theatrical stage manager, Alexander Scott; a half-sister: stage and TV actor Devon Scott and two other half-siblings: Matthew and Victoria Scott.
Was awarded the Career Achievement Award by the Westchester County Film Festival in 2002. When accepting his award, he had a mustache and said that he'd grown it to "look dental" for his role in The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002).
Appears in Dead Again (1991) with Kenneth Branagh. He later starred in and co-directed Hamlet (2000), and Branagh starred in and directed Hamlet (1996).
Played Ethan Thomas in The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005). His father, George C. Scott, played Lt. William 'Bill' Kinderman in The Exorcist III (1990). His mother, Colleen Dewhurst, was the voice of Satan in The Exorcist III (1990).
Was boyfriend of actress Patricia Clarkson for a few years after Roger Dodger (2002) premiered at the 2002 Tribeca Film Festival.
[November 2008] Engaged to stage actress Kathleen McElfresh.
Was mortally wounded onscreen on both sides of Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg: as a Confederate officer in The Perfect Tribute (1991), and as a Union officer in The Love Letter (1998).
Stepson of Trish Van Devere.
Is the voice on the "People do" commercials touting Chevron's environmental commitments.
Was partly named after his father, the "C" in George C. Scott standing for Campbell.
He has appeared with his mother, Colleen Dewhurst, in three different Broadway productions. The first was his Broadway debut, in "The Queen and the Rebels." In the second two productions, "Ah, Wilderness!" and "Long Day's Journey Into Night," they played mother and son. The original Broadway version of the latter was the play that originally propelled his father, George C. Scott, into stardom.
Recently submitted an entry at Sundance Film Festival, Big Night (1996) with high school friend, actor/director Stanley Tucci, about two brothers running an Italian restaurant. [1996]
Performing the one-man play "The Athiest," a play in two acts by Ronan Noone, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Directed by Justin Waldman, sets by Cristina Todesco, costumes by Jessica A. Curtright, lighting by Ben Stanton, sound by Alex Neumann, production stage manager: Stephen M. Kaus. [September 2007]
Born Campbell Scott, no middle name. First wife Anne's maiden name is Whalen.

Personal Quotes (2)

I hate to tell you this, but there's an entire subset of people out there who think of me as quite a dull actor. And that's the word used, and often - dull.
(First date with Patricia Clarkson): Patty and I were always acquaintances. We didn't really know each other, but we respected each other. And then we just saw each other one night -- it was after the Roger Dodger (2002) premiere at Tribeca -- and we hooked up.

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