Appeared (as "Willy Loman") in Arthur Miller
's "Death of a Salesman" on Broadway. Drama (revival).
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George Campbell Scott
6' (1.83 m)
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[when asked for suggestions on how to judge acting] I have three tests. First, which dominates, the character or the actor? With very few exceptions it should be the character. Second, on film - as opposed to stage - we're pretty much playing basic emotions: love, anger, fear, pity. So the trick is whether you can come up with any fresh choices to present these common emotions. Third - and this ...
Was nominated for a 1996 Tony Award as Best Actor for "Inherit the Wind", but he lost to George Grizzard
in "A Delicate Balance". Scott's first Tony nomination was in 1959 as Best Featured Actor in a Play in "Comes a Day". His competition that year was Grizzard, who was nominated in the same category for "The Disenchanted". They were both beaten by Charles Ruggles
in "The Pleasure of His Company".
Often played volatile individuals