|Date of Birth||10 April 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Date of Death||19 July 2010, Marina del Rey, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Scott Hamilton-Davidson|
|Height||6' 2" (1.88 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Born Scott Hamilton-Davidson in Los Angeles, California; the entertainment business was a foregone conclusion for a career path. An only child, his father "Fred Hamilton" was a well established Hollywood Director whose career started as a child actor in the 1920s.
Fred's acting career was short lived, highlighted by playing opposite Ralph Byrd as "Steve Lockhart" in the "Dick Tracey" film shorts. Following WWII, he became an agent with Music Composers of America (MCA) now known as NBC/Universal. He want on to create "Fibber McGee & Molly" for TV; and was credited as the creator of "Bonanza" and "The Colgate Comedy Hour", which became the "Jay Leno Show" years later. In the 1960's he directed a variety of TV Series for ZIV, among them, "Lock-up", "The Aquanaughts" and many others. He went to FOX and formed "Omnibus Productions" which Produced the 1967 Series "The Monroes."
Scott joined his father at a young age at "Omnibus" and began to work summers on such films and Specials as "Kidnapped", "Jane Eyere", and several others. In 1972 Scott attained his first screen credit on the TV Special "The Red Pony", starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara. He went on to work production on other "Omnibus Productions" such as "Voyage Round My Father" and "A Girl Named Sooner", his fathers last film before he past away in 1980.
Scott found his creative talents behind the scenes and spent a good deal of his early professional career working as a Unit Photographer/ Publicist. His first perminate position was with United Artist Publicity at MGM where he worked with Lloyd Lipzig and Melinda Mullin on such films as "Breakheart Pass", "Live and Let Die", "Gator" "The Pink Panther Strikes Again" and "Logans Run."
Following, he returned to FOX where he worked with various productions of Spelling/ Goldberg before leaving the industry to pursue a career as a product and Fashion Photographer; having shot for numerous clients including "Pasquini Espresso Coffee Company", "US Divers", "Woodshole Research", "Elle Magazine"/ Milan; "Cosmopolitan"/ Germany; "Body Glove", "NASA", "Jim Beam", "Bijan Beer", "Jordache", "Biba Cosmetics", "Gran Trine Management", "Island Records", "Arista Records" and many others. He has been published as a writer in five languages and over 400 articles and has in excess of 75 cover as a photographer.
Scott has worked on numerous indie and major productions in the capacity of Cinemaographer, Director and Stuntman; he was the assistant VP/ Publicist of the short lived International Stuntmens Union in the early 1980s, under the late Terry Baugh.
Currently he is working with Elite B. Productions in several capacities. He is one of the Segment Producers for "In The Mix", is Co-Producer for "The 15th Annual LA Music Awards", and works in development for the Production Company as well as the Companies Spokesperson and Director of Public Relations and Marketing. Elite B. Producions has several projects and series in development, due to start production in early 2006.
Other family members are the late Director/ Producer "Jerry Paris", and current Director/ Producer's "John Rich";"Anthony Rich" and "Donald Beck." His grandmother (fathers mother) was the late Peggy Hamilton, who was the first fashion editor for the Los Angeles Times and hostess for the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Scott Hamilton