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Fred D. Scott (I) (1918–2002)

Black American character actor. A graduate of Ithaca College and Dillard College, he studied voice culture and performing arts. As a surgical technician for the U.S. Army in World War II, he was decorated for service in the South Pacific. He contracted tuberculosis during the war and was unable to continue plans to become an opera singer. He ... See full bio »
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Weird Science
Weird Science Bar Patron
The Burning Bed
The Burning Bed Mr. Barlow
Roots Actor
Galaxina Commander Garrity


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 2000 Color Me Gay (Short)
 1995 Live Shot (TV Series)
 1985-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Fritz / Harlan
- The Dying Game (1994) ... Fritz
- Armed Response (1985) ... Harlan
 1992 Life Goes On (TV Series)
- Windows (1992) ... Man
 1991 Guilty as Charged
Mr. Washington (as Fred Daniel Scott)
 1990 Repossessed
Father Young (as Frederick Daniel Scott)
 1990 Just Life (TV Movie)
Mr. Lords
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Jury Foreman
 1988 Favorite Son (TV Mini-Series)
- Part Three (1988)
- Part Two (1988)
- Part One (1988)
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Russell Hopkins
- Blues (1988) ... Russell Hopkins
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Mr. Patterson
- The Reverend Gets a Flock (1987) ... Mr. Patterson
 1986 Reform School Girls
Judge Carter
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
- Family Connections (1986) ... Doctor
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Elderly Man
- Help Wanted: Kids (1986) ... Elderly Man
 1985 Weird Science
Bar Patron
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
 1985 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
- Alabamy Bound: Part 2 (1985) ... Minister
 1984 Alice (TV Series)
- Big Bad Mel (1984) ... Customer
 1984 The Burning Bed (TV Movie)
Mr. Barlow
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Al Franks
- Slay Ride (1983) ... Al Franks
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
- High Stakes (1983) ... Vet (as Fred S. Scott)
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Judge Wesley
- Red Dog Blues (1983) ... Judge Wesley
 1983 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
- Suffer the Little Children (1983) ... Dandridge (as Fred Scott)
 1982 Wacko
Harbinger's Father
 1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
- A Brand New Day (1982) ... Guard
 1981 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- The Fall Guy (1981) ... Doctor
 1981 Mistress of Paradise (TV Movie)
 1981 Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (TV Movie)
Train Waiter
 1981 A Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie)
Diz (as Fred Scott)
 1980 Galaxina
Commander Garrity
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Les Evans
- Links (1980) ... Les Evans
 1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Mr. Van Morris
- Louise vs. Florence (1979) ... Mr. Van Morris
 1979 Like Normal People (TV Movie)
 1978 The Boss' Son
 1977 Abar
Voice on Computer (as Fred Scott)
 1977 Fun with Dick and Jane (uncredited)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Mr. Robinson
- Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson (1976) ... Mr. Robinson
 1976 Black Shampoo
Freddie (as Fred Scott)
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Dr. Banker
 1975 Good Times (TV Series)
Warren Coggins
- Florida's Protest (1975) ... Warren Coggins (as Fred Scott)
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Mr. Hastings
- A Little Extra Security (1974) ... Mr. Hastings
 1973 The Black 6
Old Man in Bar (as Fred Scott)
 1973 Five on the Black Hand Side
Porter Fat (as Fred Daniel Scott)
 1973 Tom
Mr. Washington (as Fred Scott)
 1972 Sins of Rachel
Chester Brown (as Fred Scott)

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TV commercial for Ford (1986)

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Alternate Names:

Fred Daniel Scott | Fred S. Scott | Frederick Daniel Scott | Fred Scott

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Attended Dillard College in New Orleans taking voice culture lessons. See more »

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