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Scoot McNairy


During the early 2000s, actor Scoot McNairy quickly came to specialize in portrayals of colorful and individualistic young men with a slightly rebellious edge. McNairy began during the early to mid-2000s, with bit parts in films including Wonderland (2003), Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005), and Art School Confidential (2006). He took his first bow as a... See full bio »

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Known For

Argo
Argo Joe Stafford
(2012)
Monsters
Monsters Andrew Kaulder
(2010)
12 Years a Slave
(2013)
Frank
Frank Don
(2014)

Filmography

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 2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (filming)
Business Bob Gilbert
 2018 Destroyer (post-production)
Ethan
 2019 True Detective (TV Series)
Tom
- Episode #3.1 (2019) ... Tom
 2017 Godless (TV Mini-Series)
Bill McNue
- Homecoming (2017) ... Bill McNue
- Shot the Head off a Snake (2017) ... Bill McNue
- Fathers & Sons (2017) ... Bill McNue
- Wisdom of the Horse (2017) ... Bill McNue
- The Ladies of La Belle (2017) ... Bill McNue
 2014-2017 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series)
Gordon Clark / Gordon
- Search (2017) ... Gordon Clark
- Ten of Swords (2017) ... Gordon Clark (voice)
- Goodwill (2017) ... Gordon Clark
- Who Needs a Guy (2017) ... Gordon Clark
- A Connection Is Made (2017) ... Gordon Clark
 2017 War Machine
Sean Cullen
 2017 Fargo (TV Series)
Maurice LeFay
- The Narrow Escape Problem (2017) ... Maurice LeFay
- The Law of Vacant Places (2017) ... Maurice LeFay
 2017/IV Aftermath
Jake
 2017/III Sleepless
Novak
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Wallace Keefe
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
Buckley
 2013-2015 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Sun Thief / Scoot
- Bald Cop (2015) ... Scoot (voice)
- 28 Days Before (2013) ... Sun Thief (voice)
- When Night Creatures Attack (2013) ... Sun Thief (voice)
 2015/I Lamb
Jesse
 2014 Black Sea
Daniels
 2014 Gone Girl
Tommy O'Hara
 2014 The Rover
Henry
 2014 Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (Video short)
Jackson Norris
 2014 Non-Stop
Tom Bowen
 2014/II Frank
Don
 2013 Dragon Day
Phil
 2013 12 Years a Slave
Brown
 2013 A Light Repast (Short)
 2013 Touchy Feely
Jesse
 2012 Promised Land
Jeff Dennon
 2012 Argo
Joe Stafford
 2012 The Napkin (Short)
Pete
 2012 Killing Them Softly
Frankie
 2011 Amor Fati (Short)
Teddy
 2011 B- (Short)
John Baker
 2011 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
Larry Thompson
- The State Calls Kathryn Peale (2011) ... Larry Thompson
 2011 Angry White Man
Walt
 2011 A Night in the Woods
Brody Cartwright
 2007-2011 Bones (TV Series)
Noel Liftin
- The Daredevil in the Mold (2011) ... Noel Liftin
- The Man in the Outhouse (2008) ... Noel Liftin
- The Secret in the Soil (2007) ... Noel Liftin
 2011 The Off Hours
Corey
 2010/I Wreckage
Frank Jeffries
 2010 Wes and Ella
Wes
 2010 Monsters
Andrew Kaulder
 2009 Cop Out (Short)
Mike Singbush
 2009 Shipping and Receiving (Short)
Steve Porter
 2009 Mr. Sadman
Stevie
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Vitas Long
- Lover's Lanes (2009) ... Vitas Long
 2009 The Resurrection of Officer Rollins (Short)
Shooter
 2008 Wednesday Again
Peter
 2008 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Rudy Callistro
- Surge (2008) ... Rudy Callistro
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Bed Bug
- Quit Your Snitchin' (2008) ... Bed Bug
 2008 The Shield (TV Series)
Doug Obermyer
- Snitch (2008) ... Doug Obermyer
 2008 Murder 101: New Age (TV Movie)
Panache
 2007 Blind Man
Sparky Collins
 2007 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Fast Food Worker
- Something Blue (2007) ... Fast Food Worker
 2006 More, Patience (TV Movie)
Jake
 2006 Mr. Fix It
Dan
 2006 The Shadow Effect (Short)
Harold Grey
 2006/I Bobby
Beatnik
 2006 Jake in Progress (TV Series)
Dean Thomas Stilton
- Eyebrow Girl vs. Smirkface (2006) ... Dean Thomas Stilton
- The Hot One (2006) ... Dean Thomas Stilton
 2006 Art School Confidential
Army-Jacket
 2006 Marcus
Charles
 2006 Murder 101 (TV Movie)
Panache (uncredited)
 2005 Close to Home (TV Series)
T.J.
- Meth Murders (2005) ... T.J.
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Trevor
- All Alone (2005) ... Trevor
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded
Augie
 2004 Sleepover
DJ at Club (as John 'Scoot' McNairy)
 2004 Good Girls Don't... (TV Series)
Henry
 2004 White Men in Seminole Flats (Short)
Dale
 2004 D.E.B.S.
Stoner
 2003 Silenced (Short)
Friend 1
 2003 Wonderland
Jack
 2003 Sexless
Ryan
 2002 Plugged In (Short)
Untitled
 2001 Wrong Numbers
Russell
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Show Show Self (8 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in Death Cab for Cutie's music video for "A Movie Script Ending". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

John 'Scoot' McNairy

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've been asked, 'What was your big break?' I don't feel like I've had a big break. It's been a slow, slow break. I want my career to grow gradually. There's still so much for me to learn. I'm just trying to take these opportunities to get better at what I'm doing. See more »

Trivia:

His father started to call him Scooter from when Scoot was two years old because he used to 'scoot around' on his 'butt'. See more »

Trademark:

Portraying colorful and individualistic young men with a slightly rebellious edge. See more »

Nickname:

Scooter

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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