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George C. Scott

Performer, Director, Producer
( b. Oct 18, 1927 Wise, Virginia, USA - d. Sep 22, 1999 Westlake Village, California, USA ) Male
Also known as: George Campbell Scott [Birthname]
Relations: Husband of Colleen Dewhurst (1959 - 1965) divorced; remarried (1967 - 1972) divorced
Husband of Trish Van DeVere (1972-1999) his death
Father of Alex Scott
Father of Campbell Scott

Biography: George Campbell Scott was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia to Helena Agnes and George Dewey Scott. He joined the Marines, and then attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He began his career performing in stock companies before moving to New York and booking his iconic role of Richard III in Joseph Papp's newly formed New York Shakespeare Festival. He also directed films. He married: Carolyn Hughes, with whom he had his daughter Victoria; Patricia Reed, with whom he had his children Matthew and Devon Scott; actress Colleen Dewhurst, with whom he had his two sons Alexander Scott and Campbell Scott; and actress Trish Van Devere. He also had his daughter, Michelle, with Karen Truesdell.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," "Patton," "The Hustler," "Anatomy of a Murder," "Taps," "Legion," "The Changeling," "The Rescuers Down Under," "Malice," and "Firestarter. Television credits include: "Columbo," "In the Heat of the Night," "The Virginian," "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," and "12 Angry Men."

Other Awards: Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "Patton" in 1971. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for "ITV Saturday Night Theatre" in 1971. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for "12 Angry Men" in 1998.

Trivia:
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on September 23, 1999.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Inherit the Wind
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Henry Drummond]
Apr 04, 1996 - May 12, 1996
On Borrowed Time
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Julian Northrup]
  • Staged by George C. Scott
Oct 09, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992
The Boys in Autumn
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Henry Finnegan]
Apr 30, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986
Design For Living
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by George C. Scott
Jun 20, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985
Present Laughter
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by George C. Scott
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Garry Essendine]
Jul 15, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983
Tricks of the Trade
[Play, Romance, Mystery, Original]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Dr. Augustus Browning]
Nov 06, 1980 - Nov 06, 1980
Sly Fox
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Foxwell J. Sly, The Judge]
Dec 14, 1976 - Feb 19, 1978
Death of a Salesman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by George C. Scott
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Willy Loman]
Jun 26, 1975 - Aug 24, 1975
All God's Chillun Got Wings
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by George C. Scott
Mar 20, 1975 - May 04, 1975
Uncle Vanya
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Mikhail lvovich Astrov]
Jun 04, 1973 - Jul 28, 1973
Plaza Suite
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Sam Nash, Roy Hubley]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Jesse Kiplinger]
Feb 14, 1968 - Oct 03, 1970
The Little Foxes
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: George C. Scott [Benjamin Hubbard]
Oct 26, 1967 - Jan 20, 1968
Dr. Cook's Garden
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Directed by George C. Scott
Sep 25, 1967 - Sep 30, 1967
Great Day in the Morning
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by George C. Scott
Mar 28, 1962 - Apr 07, 1962
General Seeger
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by George C. Scott
  • Performer: George C. Scott [Major General Seeger]
Feb 28, 1962 - Mar 01, 1962
The Wall
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Dolek Berson]
Oct 11, 1960 - Mar 04, 1961
The Andersonville Trial
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: George C. Scott [Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman]
Dec 29, 1959 - Jun 01, 1960
Comes a Day
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: George C. Scott [Tydings Glenn]
Nov 06, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958
1996 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
Inherit the Wind [nominee]
Starring: George C. Scott
1996 Drama Desk Award Honorary Award
winner George C. Scott (for lifetime devotion to theatre) [recipient]
1983 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play
Present Laughter [nominee]
Directed by George C. Scott
1976 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
Death of a Salesman [nominee]
Starring: George C. Scott
1974 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
Uncle Vanya [nominee]
Starring: George C. Scott
1960 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
The Andersonville Trial [nominee]
Starring: George C. Scott
1959 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Play
Comes a Day [nominee]
Performer: George C. Scott
1958 Theatre World Award
winner George C. Scott (for "Richard III") [recipient]
1958 Drama Desk Award Vernon Rice Award
winner George C. Scott (Performance, "Children of Darkness") [winner]
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