Born on July 19, 1961, Campbell Scott is an actor, director, and voice actor from
New York. After a series of minor and supporting roles, the son of George C. Scott and
Colleen Dewhurst rose to popularity after playing the lead role in the movie ‘Longtime Companion’ which was a movie about the spreading of AIDS/HIV in America and how that affected the citizens of the country. This movie became a huge phenomenon.
Later in 1992, he played a role alongside
Julia Roberts and his mother. He directed his first film in the year 1996 alongside
Stanley Tucci. He won two awards for his directing work along with Tucci. His performance in the movie ‘Rodger Dodger’ got him the National Board Review’s Best Actor Award. Later in 2006, he gave his voice for Stephen Hawking’s audio books, The Shining, and Cell. He even gave his voice for the documentary made about the Iraq war.
He has also provided his voice for several television ads like Haagen Dazs and the Chevron Corporation. In 2012, he played the role of Richard Parker, Peter Parker’s father in the movie ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ based on the comics Spiderman by
Stan Lee. He continued this role in the second movie as well.
He also has a recurring but not permanent character in the show ‘Royal Pains’. He married Anne Scott in 1992 however their marriage did not work out, and he ended up divorcing her in 2002. In 2009, he married Kathleen McElfresh. He now has two sons by the name of Malcolm and Callan and lives in Connecticut.