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Scott, Campbell 1961(?)-

Scott, Campbell 1961(?)-

PERSONAL

Born July 19, 1961 (some sources cite 1962), in New York, NY; son of George C. Scott (an actor, director, and producer) and Colleen Dewhurst (an actress); brother of Alexander Scott (a writer and stage manager); married, wife's name Anne (a painter), July, 1991 (divorced, c. 2002); children: Malcolm. Education: Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, B.A., 1983; studied acting with Geraldine Page and Stella Adler.

Addresses:

Agent—Clifford Stevens, Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr. N., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career:

Actor, producer, and director.

Awards, Honors:

MTV Movie Award nomination, best breakthrough performance, 1992, for Dying Young; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best male lead, Independent Features Project West, 1995, for Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle; Boston Society of Film Critics Award, best new filmmaker, New York Film Critics Circle Award, best new director, nomination for Grand Jury Prize, dramatic category, Sundance Film Festival, and nomination for Grand Special Prize, Deauville Film Festival, all (with Stanley Tucci) 1996, Independent Spirit Award nomination (with others), best first feature, and nomination for Golden Precolumbian Circle (with Tucci), best film, Bogota Film Festival, both 1997, all for Big Night; Video Premiere Award nomination, best actor, DVD Exclusive Awards, 2001, for Top of the Food Chain; career achievement award, Westchester County Film Festival, 2002; National Board of Review Award, best actor, 2002, and Independent Spirit Award nomination, best actor, 2003, both for Roger Dodger; DVD Premiere Award nomination, DVD Exclusive Awards, 2003, for Lush; Maverick Award and Taos Land Grant Award, both Taos Talking Picture Festival, 2003, and Audience Award, best drama, Sarasota Film Festival, 2004, both for Off the Map; Chlotrudis Award nomination, best actor, 2004, for The Secret Lives of Dentists; Genie Award nomination, best supporting actor, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 2006, for Saint Ralph.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Cop, Five Corners, Cineplex Odeon, 1987.

Bobby, From Hollywood to Deadwood, Island Pictures, 1988.

Willy, Longtime Companion, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1989.

Fletcher Kane, Ain't No Way Back (also known as The Ghost of Fletcher Ridge and No Way Back), DSL Entertainment, 1990.

George Tunner, The Sheltering Sky (also known as Il te nel deserto), Warner Bros., 1990.

Victor "Vic" Geddes, Dying Young (also known as The Choice of Love), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Doug, Dead Again, Paramount, 1991.

Steve Dunne, Singles, Warner Bros., 1992.

Leonard Markham, The Innocent (also known as Und der Himmel steht still), Miramax, 1993.

Robert Benchley, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (also known as Mrs. Parker and the Round Table), Fine Line, 1994.

Bob, Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 1996.

Eddie Masler, The Daytrippers (also known as En route vers Manhattan), Columbia TriStar, 1996.

Joseph A. "Joe" Ross, The Spanish Prisoner, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Meistrich, The Imposters, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Ray, Hi-Life, Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Dr. Karel Lamonte, Top of the Food Chain (also known as Invasion! and Welcome to Exceptional Vista), Equinox Entertainment/Red Sky Entertainment, 1999.

Frederickson, Spring Forward, IFC Productions, 1999.

Lionel "Ex" Exley, Lush, 1999.

John, Other Voices, A-Pix Entertainment, 2000.

Kevin, Delivering Milo, IMMI Pictures, 2001.

Roger Swanson, Rodger Dodger, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

David Hurst, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Manhattan Pictures International, 2003.

Marie and Bruce, New Films International, 2004.

Father George Hibbert, Saint Ralph, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2005.

Jeffrey Tishop, The Dying Gaul, Strand Releasing, 2005.

Peter, Duma, Warner Bros., 2005.

Ethan Thomas, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Screen Gems, 2005.

Paul's father, Loverboy, Screen Media Films/ThinkFilm, 2006.

Voice of Bernard Berenson, Stolen (documentary), International Film Circuit, 2006.

Richard, Crashing, Existential Films/Pendragon Film, 2007.

Sloan Cates, Music and Lyrics, Warner Bros., 2007.

Narrator, No End in Sight (documentary), Magnolia Pictures, 2007.

Film Producer:

Coproducer (and director; with Stanley Tucci) Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 1996.

Executive producer, The Daytrippers (also known as En route vers Manhattan), Columbia TriStar, 1996.

(And director) Final, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Rodger Dodger, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

The Secret Lives of Dentists, Manhattan Pictures International, 2003.

(And director) Off the Map, Manhattan Pictures International, 2003.

The Dying Gaul, Strand Releasing, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Steven Caseman, Six Degrees, ABC, 2006-2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., The Kennedys of Massachusetts (also known as The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys), ABC, 1990.

Thomas Jefferson, Liberty! The American Revolution, PBS, 1997.

Title role, Hamlet, Odyssey Network, 2000.

Robert Hart, The Pilot's Wife (also known as La femme du pilote), CBS, 2002.

William Prescott, "Independence," and Harold Ickes, "Depression and War," Freedom: A History of Us, PBS, 2003.

Narrator, Ten Days that Unexpectedly Changed America, History Channel, 2005.

William Phillips, Final Days of Planet Earth, Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Carter Blair, The Perfect Tribute, ABC, 1991.

Gabriel, Let It Be Me (also known as Love Dance), Starz!, 1995.

Scott Corrigan, The Love Letter, ABC, 1998.

Ben Carlyle, The Tale of Sweeney Todd, Showtime, 1998.

David McClune, Follow the Stars Home (also known as A Second Chance), CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Commentator, Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell? The Infamous Dorothy Parker, Arts and Entertainment, 1994.

Title role, "F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams," American Masters, PBS, 2001.

Voice, Echoes from the White House, PBS, 2001.

Intimate Portrait: Lisa Gay Hamilton, Lifetime, 2002.

Narrator, Kinsey, PBS, 2005.

Title role, Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories, 2006.

Narrator, "Hijacked," The American Experience, PBS, 2006.

Narrator, "The Boy in the Bubble," The American Experience, PBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Officer Clayton, "Sidney, the Dead-Nosed Reindeer," L.A. Law, 1986.

Eric Matthews, "Invasion of the Psychologist Snatchers," Family Ties, 1987.

"Off the Map," Anatomy of a Scene, Sundance Channel, 2004.

Bernard Berenson, "Stolen," Independent Lens, PBS, 2005.

Talking Movies, BBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Steven Caseman, Six Degrees, ABC, 2007.

Television Work; Miniseries:

Producer and director, Hamlet, Odyssey Network, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Soldier, The Queen and the Rebels, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Brodie, The Real Thing, Plymouth Theatre, 1984.

George, Our Town, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1984.

Sandy Tyrell, Hay Fever, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1985-86.

Master Richard Rich, A Man for All Seasons, Roundabout Theatre Company, Union Square Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Fritz, Dalliance, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1986.

Parker Smith, Copperhead, Workshop of the Players Art Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Arthur Miller, Ah, Wilderness! Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1987-88, then Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Edmund Tyrone, Long Day's Journey into Night, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1987-88, then Neil Simon Theatre, 1988.

Dr. Fellowes, Paradise for the Worried, Theatre at St. Clement's Church, New York City, 1990.

Title role, Hamlet, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1990.

Title role, Pericles, New York Shakespeare Festival, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1991.

Farker/Frank, On the Bum, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Title role, Hamlet, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, 1996.

Also appeared as Angelo, Measure for Measure, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City; and as Iago, Othello, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA.

Stage Director:

The Recruiting Officer, Lawrence University Theatre, Appleton, WI, 1993.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Are We Alone?, Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, 2006.

Complexities of War: The Making of "Civil War Stories," Hannover House, 2006.

Audio Books; Narrator:

From Time to Time, Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Touched, Bantam, 1996.

Sacrament by Clive Barker, HarperAudio, 1996.

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks, Time Warner, 1996.

The Burning Man by Phillip M. Margolin, Random House Audio, 1996.

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, Random House Audio, 1996.

The Forgetting Room by Nick Bantock, HarperAudio, 1997.

Omega, by Patrick Lynch, Random House Audio, 1997.

The Rum Diary: The Long Lost Novel by Hunter S. Thompson, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1998.

Where Serpents Lie by T. Jefferson Parker, Random House Audio, 1998.

Bringing Out the Dead by Joe Connelly, Random House Audio, 1999.

Fountain Society by Wes Craven, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1999.

Gravity by Tess Gerritsen, Audioworks, 1999.

The Marching Season by Daniel Silva, Random House Audio, 1999.

The Paperboy by Pete Dexter, Random House Audio, 1999.

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, Random House Audio, 1999.

Time Stops for No Mouse: A Hermux Tantamoq Adventure by Michael Hoeye and K. L. Going, Listening Library, 2000.

Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrands, Random House, 2001.

War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars by Andrew Carroll, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2001.

The Sands of Time by Michael Hoeye, Listening Library, 2001.

The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Caedmon, 2001.

The English Assassin by Daniel Silva, Random House Audio, 2002.

One More for the Road: A New Story Collection by Ray Bradbury, HarperAudio, 2002.

The Devil's Banker by Christopher Reich, Random House Audio, 2003.

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, Random House Audio, 2003.

The Big Bounce by Elmore Leonard, HarperAudio, 2004.

Hear No Evil by James Grippando, HarperAudio, 2004.

Murder on the Leviathan by Boris Akunin, Random House Audio, 2004.

No Time Like Show Time by Michael Hoeye, Listening Library, 2004.

Public Enemies by Bryan Burrough, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2004.

Shadow Divers: The True Adventures of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson, Random House Audio, 2004.

Be Cool by Elmore Leonard, HarperAudio, 2005.

The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr, Random House Audio, 2005.

The Shining by Stephen King, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2005.

The Sunflower: A Novel by Richard Paul Evans, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2005.

Cell by Stephen King, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2006.

Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2006.

For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2006.

The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta, Audio Renaissance, 2007.

WRITINGS

Television Miniseries:

Hamlet (based on the play by Shakespeare), Odyssey Network, 2000.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

American Theatre, April, 1996, p. 24.

Empire, September, 2003, pp. 94-96.

Entertainment Weekly, April 25, 2003, p. 88.

Rolling Stone, June 14, 1990.

Time, September 23, 1996, p. 72.

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