Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJuly 19, 1961
SpouseKathleen McElfresh (m. 2009), Anne Scott (m. 1991–2002)
FactListed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis's Screen World, Vol. 42.

Campbell Scott is an American actor, director, producer, and voice artist. He is best known for his roles in the films The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and The Exorcism of Emily Rose, and the TV series Royal Pains and Damages.

Scott was born on October 19, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. His father, George C. Scott, was a stage and film actor, and his mother, Colleen Dewhurst, was a Canadian-born actress. His parents divorced when he was two years old. He has two older siblings: Alexander Scott and Victoria Scott.

Scott was educated at The Putney School and graduated from Yale University in 1984 with a degree in English.

Scott began his acting career in the early 1990s with roles in the films Dying Young (1991) and Singles (1992). He has since appeared in numerous films and television shows. Some of his most notable roles include Peter Parker / Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), Matt Murdock / Daredevil in The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), and Hank Lawson in Royal Pains (2009-2016).

Scott has been married twice. His first marriage was to Anne Scott from 1990 to 1995. They have one child together, a son named Jack Scott. His second marriage is to Karen Scott, with whom he has two children: Lily Scott and Owen Scott.

Scott has a net worth of $5 million. His salary is not known at this time.

Scott is 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds (84 kg). He has brown hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Date Of BirthJuly 19, 1961
Height1.8 m
ProfessionFilm producer, Voice Actor, Film director
EducationLawrence University, John Jay High School


SpouseKathleen McElfresh (m. 2009), Anne Scott (m. 1991–2002)
ChildrenMalcolm Scott, Callan Scott
ParentsColleen Dewhurst, George C. Scott
SiblingsDevon Scott, Alexander R. Scott, Victoria Scott, Michelle Scott, Matthew Scott, George D. Scott


AwardsNational Board of Review Award for Best Actor
NominationsMTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance, Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
MoviesThe Amazing Spider-Man, Manhattan Night, Dying Young, Roger Dodger, Big Night, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, The Spanish Prisoner, The Secret Lives of Dentists, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Longtime Companion, Music and Lyrics, Duma, Saint Ralph, The Sheltering Sky, De...
TV ShowsRoyal Pains, Six Degrees, The Kennedys of Massachusetts

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1(First date with Patricia Clarkson): Patty and I were always acquaintances. We didn't really know each other, but we respected each other. And then we just saw each other one night -- it was after the Roger Dodger (2002) premiere at Tribeca -- and we hooked up.
2I hate to tell you this, but there's an entire subset of people out there who think of me as quite a dull actor. And that's the word used, and often - dull.


1Born Campbell Scott, no middle name. First wife Anne's maiden name is Whalen.
2Performing the one-man play "The Athiest," a play in two acts by Ronan Noone, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Directed by Justin Waldman, sets by Cristina Todesco, costumes by Jessica A. Curtright, lighting by Ben Stanton, sound by Alex Neumann, production stage manager: Stephen M. Kaus. [September 2007]
3Recently submitted an entry at Sundance Film Festival, Big Night (1996) with high school friend, actor/director Stanley Tucci, about two brothers running an Italian restaurant. [1996]
4He has appeared with his mother, Colleen Dewhurst, in three different Broadway productions. The first was his Broadway debut, in "The Queen and the Rebels." In the second two productions, "Ah, Wilderness!" and "Long Day's Journey Into Night," they played mother and son. The original Broadway version of the latter was the play that originally propelled his father, George C. Scott, into stardom.
5Was partly named after his father, the "C" in George C. Scott standing for Campbell.
6Is the voice on the "People do" commercials touting Chevron's environmental commitments.
7Stepson of Trish Van Devere.
8Was mortally wounded onscreen on both sides of Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg: as a Confederate officer in The Perfect Tribute (1991), and as a Union officer in The Love Letter (1998).
9[November 2008] Engaged to stage actress Kathleen McElfresh.
10Was boyfriend of actress Patricia Clarkson for a few years after Roger Dodger (2002) premiered at the 2002 Tribeca Film Festival.
11Played Ethan Thomas in The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005). His father, George C. Scott, played Lt. William 'Bill' Kinderman in The Exorcist III (1990). His mother, Colleen Dewhurst, was the voice of Satan in The Exorcist III (1990).
12Appears in Dead Again (1991) with Kenneth Branagh. He later starred in and co-directed Hamlet (2000), and Branagh starred in and directed Hamlet (1996).
13Was awarded the Career Achievement Award by the Westchester County Film Festival in 2002. When accepting his award, he had a mustache and said that he'd grown it to "look dental" for his role in The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002).
14Has an older brother: writer and theatrical stage manager, Alexander Scott; a half-sister: stage and TV actor Devon Scott and two other half-siblings: Matthew and Victoria Scott.
15Became a father for the first time at age 36 when his wife, Anne Scott, gave birth to their son, Malcolm Scott, on January 28, 1998.
16Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis's Screen World, Vol. 42.
17Majored in theater/performing arts (drama) at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. Graduated in 1983.
18Son of George C. Scott and Colleen Dewhurst.
19Acted in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at John Jay High School, Cross River, New York (197?).




A Long Time for Lovers2016completedNews Reporter
A Book of Common Prayerpre-productionLeonard Douglas
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll2016TV SeriesCampbell Scott
Royal Pains2009-2016TV SeriesBoris Kuester von Jurgens-Ratenicz
Manhattan Night2016/IISimon Crowley
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2015TV SeriesSpecial Segment Actor
Allegiance2015TV SeriesMysterious Date
The Amazing Spider-Man 22014Richard Parker
The Blacklist2014TV SeriesOwen Mallory / Michael Shaw
Road to Rolex 24: A Chase for Glory2014TV MovieNarrator
A Lotus 'Til Reckoning2013Pete
Before I Sleep2013Young Eugene - aged 48
The Worst Thing I've Ever Done2012ShortScott
Still Mine2012Gary Fulton
The Amazing Spider-Man2012Richard Parker
Eye of the Hurricane2012Bill Folsom
Love, Lots of It2011ShortThe Man
Animals Distract Me2011Charles Darwin (voice)
For Closure2010ShortMan
Beware the Gonzo2010Arthur Gilman
Damages2010TV SeriesJoe Tobin
Handsome Harry2009David Kagan
One Week2008/INarrator
American Experience2005-2008TV Series documentaryNarrator
Phoebe in Wonderland2008Principal Davis
Six Degrees2006-2007TV SeriesSteven Caseman
Music and Lyrics2007Sloan Cates
Crashing2007Richard McMurray
Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories2006TV MovieAmbrose Bierce
Final Days of Planet Earth2006TV MovieWilliam Phillips
The Exorcism of Emily Rose2005Ethan Thomas
Stolen2005/IIIDocumentaryBernard Berenson (voice)
Loverboy2005Paul's Father
The Dying Gaul2005/IJeffrey
Saint Ralph2004Father George Hibbert
Marie and Bruce2004
Freedom: A History of Us2003TV Series documentaryIckes, Harold / William Prescott
The Secret Lives of Dentists2002David Hurst
Roger Dodger2002Roger Swanson
The Pilot's Wife2002TV MovieRobert Hart
American Masters2001TV Series documentaryF Scott Fitzgerald
Follow the Stars Home2001TV MovieDavid McCune
Delivering Milo2001Kevin
Hamlet2000/IITV MovieHamlet
Other Voices2000John
Lush1999Lionel 'Ex' Exley
Top of the Food Chain1999Dr. Karel Lamonte, Atomic Scientist
Spring Forward1999Fredrickson
The Impostors1998Meistrich
The Love Letter1998TV MovieScott Corrigan
Liberty! The American Revolution1997TV Mini-SeriesThomas Jefferson
The Tale of Sweeney Todd1997TV MovieBen Carlyle
The Spanish Prisoner1997Joseph A. 'Joe' Ross
Big Night1996Bob
The Daytrippers1996Eddie Masler
Let It Be Me1995Dr. Gabriel Rodman
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle1994Robert Benchley
The Innocent1993Leonard
Singles1992Steve Dunne
Dead Again1991Doug
Dying Young1991Victor Geddes
The Perfect Tribute1991TV MovieCarter Blair
Ain't No Way Back1990Fletcher Kane
The Sheltering Sky1990George Tunner
The Kennedys of Massachusetts1990TV Mini-SeriesJoseph P. Kennedy Jr.
Longtime Companion1989Willy
From Hollywood to Deadwood1988Bobby
Family Ties1987TV SeriesEric Matthews
Five Corners1987Policeman
L.A. Law1986TV SeriesOfficer Clayton


Manhattan Night2016/IIco-producer
A Lotus 'Til Reckoning2013executive producer
The Dying Gaul2005/Iproducer
Off the Map2003producer
The Secret Lives of Dentists2002producer
Roger Dodger2002executive producer
Hamlet2000/IITV Movie producer
Big Night1996co-producer
The Daytrippers1996executive producer


The Fold2016/IIShort completed
A Book of Common Prayerpre-production
Company Retreat2009
Off the Map2003
Hamlet2000/IITV Movie
Big Night1996


The Fold2016/IIShort writer completed
Company Retreat2009writer


Marie and Bruce2004special thanks


Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2016TV Series #LiveatFive2016TV SeriesHimself
The Draft2015TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Cruel and Unusual2014DocumentaryNarrator
Heroes and Villains: The World of the Amazing Spider-Man2014TV MovieHimself
The Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The Men Who Built America2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League's New York2012DocumentaryNarrator
American Experience2009-2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Clinton2012TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Prohibition2011TV Mini-Series documentaryReader
Witness2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
God in America2010TV SeriesHimself - Narrator
Atlas 4D2010TV Series documentaryNarrator
Moving Pictures Live!2009TV SeriesHimself
The National Parks: America's Best Idea2009TV Mini-Series documentaryReader
The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer2008DocumentaryHimself - Narrator
No End in Sight2007DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Complexities of War: The Making of 'Civil War Stories'2006Video shortHimself
Are We Alone?2006Video shortHimself
Talking Movies2005TV SeriesHimself
Independent Lens2005TV Series documentaryBernard Berenson
Anatomy of a Scene2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Echoes from the White House2001TV Movie documentary
Charlie Rose1998TV SeriesHimself
Fox After Breakfast1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker1994TV Short documentaryCommentator

Archive Footage

Premio Donostia a Julia Roberts2010TV SpecialVictor Geddes (uncredited)


Won Awards

2004Audience AwardSarasota Film FestivalBest DramaOff the Map (2003)
2003Taos Land Grant AwardTaos Talking Picture FestivalOff the Map (2003)
2003Maverick AwardTaos Talking Picture Festival
2002NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest ActorRoger Dodger (2002)
1996BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest New FilmmakerBig Night (1996)
1996Jury Special PrizeDeauville Film FestivalBig Night (1996)
1996NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest First FilmBig Night (1996)

Nominated Awards

2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Supporting ActorDamages (2007)
2006GenieGenie AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting RoleSaint Ralph (2004)
2004Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest ActorThe Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
2003DVD Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest ActorLush (1999)
2003Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadRoger Dodger (2002)
2001Video Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest ActorTop of the Food Chain (1999)
1997Golden Precolumbian CircleBogota Film FestivalBest FilmBig Night (1996)
1997Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First FeatureBig Night (1996)
1996Grand Special PrizeDeauville Film FestivalBig Night (1996)
1996Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticBig Night (1996)
1995Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadMrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
1992MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceDying Young (1991)

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