Reid Scott Biography

Reid Scott is an American actor, best known for his performances in the series ‘My Boys’ and ‘Veep.’ Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, personal life, career, and achievements.

Reid Scott
Quick Facts

Birthday: November 19, 1977

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors Skiers

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Also Known As: Reid Scott Weiner

Born Country: United States

Born in: Albany, New York, United States

Famous as: Actor

Height: 1.85 m

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Elspeth Keller (m. 2014), Lisa Petrazzolo (m. 2004–2007)

father: Neil Weiner

mother: Kathleen

children: Conrad Scott

City: Albany, New York

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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education: Syracuse University

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Reid Scott is an American actor. He began his acting career with ‘off-Broadway’ plays such as ‘Cargo’ and several TV commercials. His first major break on TV came with the role of ‘Ben Fisher’ in the TV film ‘With You in Spirit’ in 2003, for which he received the ‘Screen Actors Guild’ card. Since then, Scott has appeared in a number of TV and film ventures. His most popular role on TV has been that of ‘Brendan ‘Brando’ Dorff’ in ‘My Boys,’ an original series on ‘TBS.’ Some of his other notable TV roles are those of ‘Dr. Jeff Tseguay’ in ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ (2009–2010), ‘Mike Chilton’ in ‘Motorcity’ (2012–2013), and ‘Seth Riggin’ in ‘CSI: NY’ (2008). He was part of ‘HBO’s ‘Veep’ (2012–2019), as ‘Dan Egan.’ Scott has also appeared in several big-screen projects following his debut with ‘Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas’ in 2006. Some of his notable films are ‘Amusement’ (2009), ‘Losing Control’ (2011), ‘Dean’ (2016), ‘Late Night’ (2019), and ‘Black and Blue’ (2019). He supports several charitable organizations, such as ‘Oceana’, ‘The Humane Society,’ and ‘The Creative Coalition.’

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Reid Scott
Childhood & Early Life
  • Reid Scott was born on November 19, 1977 in Albany, New York, to Neil and Kathleen Weiner. He had a prominent stutter in his childhood. His mother enrolled him into acting classes when he was in sixth grade to correct his stutter. That was when he discovered his vocation for acting.
  • As a teenager, Scott briefly attended a boys’ military academy, where he participated in a variety of Shakespearean productions and the stage version of the film ‘Dead Poets Society.’
  • Scott later attended ‘Syracuse University.’ He was the first undergraduate from the university to receive a combined degree in directing.
  • After graduation, Scott moved to New York City to pursue his acting career.
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Career
  • In 2002, Reid started his TV career with the American period sitcom ‘That '70s Show,’ essaying the character ‘Ted’ in the episode ‘Over the Hills and Far Away.’ He also portrayed the character of ‘Andy Eaton/Brian’ in four episodes of the TV drama series ‘American Dreams.’
  • The year 2003 saw Reid appearing as ‘Hunter’ in an episode of the series ‘What I Like about You,’ titled ‘Girls Night Out.’ He also portrayed the character ‘Ben Fisher’ in the TV film ‘With You in Spirit.’ The same year, he starred in 22 episodes of the American sitcom ‘It's All Relative,’ as ‘Bobby O'Neil,’ one of the central characters of the series.
  • In 2004, Reid appeared as ‘Sam’ in the TV film ‘Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman.’ The same year, he essayed the role of ‘Frank Black’ in an episode of the series ‘F2: Forensic Factor,’ titled ‘No Body, No Crime.’
  • Reid appeared as ‘Dax Blanchard’ in an episode of the series ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,’ titled ‘Snakes, in 2005
  • In 2006, Reid appeared as ‘Brendan 'Brando' Dorff’ in the series ‘My Boys,’ covering 49 episodes. The same year, he appeared in the role of ‘Trent’ in the film ‘Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas.’
  • The year 2007 saw Reid as ‘Robert Frazier’ in an episode of the American crime procedural comedy–drama series ‘Bones,’ titled ‘The Man in the Mansion.’ The same year, he also appeared in the role of ‘Kevin’ in the short film ‘Passing the Time.’
  • In 2008, Reid appeared as ‘Seth Riggin’ in an episode of the series ‘CSI: NY,’ titled ‘Playing with Matches.’ The same year, he was also seen in an episode of the American sitcom ‘Unhitched,’ titled ‘Woman Marries Horse,’ portraying the character ‘Bobby.’
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  • Reid appeared as ‘Johnny’ in the web series ‘Celebrities Anonymous,’ in 2009. He also appeared as ‘Jared’ in an episode of the medical drama ‘Hawthorne,’ titled ‘No Guts, No Glory.’ The same year, he appeared in the series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager,’ essaying the character ‘Dr. Jeff Zegay’ in nine episodes. He was also part of the movies ‘Amusement’ and ‘My Two Fans,’ appearing as ‘Dan’ and ‘Kyle,’ respectively.
  • In 2010, Reid appeared as ‘Dr. Todd Mauer’ in 10 episodes of the series ‘The Big C.’
  • The year 2011 saw Reid portraying the character of ‘Dave Evans’ in an episode of the American sitcom ‘Mad Love,’ titled ‘The Spy Who Loved Me.’ The same year, he appeared as ‘Ben’ in the movie ‘Losing Control.’
  • In 2012, Reid essayed the character of ‘Sam’ in an episode of the series ‘Hot in Cleveland, titled ‘Hot & Heavy.’ He also appeared as ‘Peter’ in an episode of the series ‘Best Friends Forever,’ titled ‘The Butt Dial.’ Reid also lent his voice to ‘Mike Chilton,’ one of the central characters in the American animated series ‘Motorcity.’ The same year, Reid was cast as ‘Dan Egan’ in the American political satire ‘Veep.’ He portrayed the character in 65 episodes.
  • In 2013, Reid appeared in three episodes of the American single-camera sitcom ‘How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life),’ as ‘Scott.’ He also portrayed the character ‘Dr. Hutchins’ in an episode of the series ‘Perception,’ titled ‘Neuropositive.’ The same year, Reid lent his voice to the character ‘Turbo’ in the American flash-animated web series ‘Turbo Fast.’ He also appeared in the films ‘North Bay,’ essaying the character ‘Kirk Floyd,’ and ‘Beside Still Waters,’ essaying the character ‘Henry.’ The former was a short film.
  • In 2014, Reid was seen as ‘Ted’ in an episode of the series ‘New Girl,’ titled ‘The Last Wedding.’ The same year, he appeared in the movies ‘Missing William,’ ‘Sister,’ ‘A Better You,’ and ‘Bad Summer,’ portraying the characters ‘William Leeds,’ ‘Billy Presser,’ ‘Handsome Model,’ and ‘Max,’ respectively.
  • The year 2015 saw him in the series ‘Zoo,’ as ‘Ethan Boyd’ in the episode titled ‘First Blood.’ He also appeared in the movies ‘I'll See You in My Dreams’ and ‘Slow Learners,’ as ‘Officer Shumaker’ and ‘Max,’ respectively.
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  • In 2016, Reid appeared in the movie ‘The Veil,’ portraying the character ‘Nick.’ He also appeared in the role of ‘Brett’ in the American comedy–drama film ‘Dean’ and lent his voice to the character ‘Brett Anderson’ in the American adult animated comedy ‘Nerdland.’
  • In 2017, Reid appeared as ‘Jeremy’ in three episodes of the TV series ‘Great News.’ He won the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series,’ along with the cast of ‘Veep,’ in 2018. The same year, he appeared as ‘Justin Miller’ in the American romantic comedy ‘Home Again.’
  • Reid portrayed the character ‘Liam’ in the comedy film ‘Under the Eiffel Tower,’ in 2018. He also appeared as ‘Dr. Dan Lewis’ in the American superhero film ‘Venom.’
  • In 2019, Reid appeared in the series ‘Will & Grace,’ essaying the character ‘Marcus’ in the episode ‘Jack's Big Gay Wedding.’ He also appeared as ‘Tom Campbell’ in the American comedy–drama film ‘Late Night.’
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Awards & Achievements
  • In 2018, Reid Scott and the cast of ‘Veep’ won the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.’ The cast was nominated for the same award from 2014 to 2017.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Reid Scott married his long-time girlfriend, actor and writer Elspeth Keller, on June 21, 2014.
  • The couple is blessed with two sons, Conrad (born on March 31, 2015) and Damon (born on January 4, 2018).
  • Reid Scott was married to Elizabeth Anne Petrazzolo from 2004 to 2007.
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Trivia
  • Reid is an expert downhill skier and has raced for several charity races, such as the ‘American Airlines Celebrity Ski’ for the ‘Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.’
  • An avid music lover, Scott played the guitar in his home studio and was formerly the producer of the Los Angeles-based blues/funk/reggae band ‘Get Licious.’
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