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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 8 December 1966USA

Mini Bio (1)

Producer, horseman and cowboy ambassador; Scott's primary focus is preserving the western heritage and furthering the sport of rodeo. A devoted horseman, he spends much of his time teaching children about livestock and agriculture.

As for his entertainment background, he got his start in college producing a student film. From there he began producing/directing music videos, PSA's, infomercials and commercials.

Aside from rodeo and college athletics; Scott is a devoted martial artist. He became one of the youngest inductees of the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Other inductees that year were action film stars Don "The Dragon" Wilson and Jeff Speakman (star of the hit movie "Perfect Weapon"). With the induction, Scott landed his own TV show on Time Warner; "Kickback", directed by Emmy award winner Rick Schiaffo. Scott then partnered with ABC director Howard Zeidman and James DiNapoli to form Gridlock Productions.

Later on, keeping with his mission to preserve the cowboy way, Scott formed Frontier Rider Productions. A company focused on producing western based projects. Including live stunt shows, promotions, film and television. The first major TV project was A&E's "Gunfighters of the West Part I and II."

In 2000, he was chosen to portray the new Lone Ranger by trademark owner, Golden Books Family Entertainment. With a full touring schedule, interviews and commercials, Scott was busy with acting and producing.

Scott's stint as the Lone Ranger ended in the summer of 2002. He took a break from producing and acting and partnered up with a large magazine publisher; broadening his media background. Scott spent the next few years learning the publishing world, while keeping his hands in some film and television projects.

He then became a VP of Development with Astrablu Media, producing and developing numerous projects. One successful comedy film was released by Lions Gate was in May of 2008, "National Lampoon's Cattle Call." The premier was hosted by Brenden Theaters at the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas.

Scott returned to solely focusing on Frontier Rider Productions. Producing western genre based projects supporting the cowboy lifestyle, agriculture and equine. The latest TV project is "Buckin Life" due out in 2016.

He produced the horse documentary "One", in which the film won the Bronze Telly at the 36th Annual Telly Awards in 2015. Directing the film was Adrian Leon, who has directed many successful projects.

With his horse facility in Las Vegas, Scott stays busy with horse work and training. He works hand in hand with many rodeo producers to help further the sport of rodeo and securing corporate sponsors.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: JC

Trivia (13)

Scott is the first authorized actor to portray the Lone Ranger since actor Clayton Moore. Though Klinton Spilsbury did the last Lone Ranger movie in 1981, Clayton Moore still made appearances after Spilsbury.
On February 7, 2001, received a Proclamation from Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and the day was proclaimed "Scott Shepherd The Lone Ranger Day".
Scott Shepherd, aka Scott Pastore, was inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 1994. Inducted along with action stars Jeff Speakman and Don "The Dragon" Wilson.
He has received numerous proclamations and keys to the city for his appearances.
Received the Jeannie Emerald Star Award from the Southern California Motion Picture Council for his contribution to the entertainment industry
His mentors in the entertainment industry are late actors Peter Breck (Big Valley TV show)and the late Chuck Courtney stuntman (Lone Ranger TV show).
Volunteered a week at ground zero 9/11 to assist with the rescue and recovery mission. He lost his college friend FDNY Firefighter Timothy Welty.
Owned two martial arts schools in NY and CT. The NY school is still operating under new ownership.
Scott is an official Ambassador for the American Quarter Horse Association, as well the cowboy way and western heritage overall. He is deeply involved with the promotion of the sport of rodeo. Currently partners with the Renegade Ranch in Las Vegas, where Scott trains his horses.
Trained with martial arts legends Joe Lewis, Bill Wallace, Michael Depasquale Jr. and Tony Blauer.
An advanced horseman, he has done promotional rides with the NYPD mounted unit and with the Las Vegas Police mounted unit in a Veterans day parade. Has ridden as a Grand Marshal in numerous parades.
Scott supports the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Happy Trails Children's Organization's mission.
Member of the Working Ranch Cowboy Association. Owns a horse stable in Las Vegas. Actively trains horses and competes in ranch rodeos. Recently won a team buckle in 2013.

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