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Scott Vance

Scott is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated with honors from San Francisco State University's Creative Arts Department and also attended the renowned American Conservatory Theatre, where he studied acting under Annette Bening. He has done much feature and television principle work, commercials and stage performances over the years. He got his start in film in San Francisco as an unfortunate nemesis to Dirty Harry, in "The Dead Pool" with Clint Eastwood. Soon thereafter an opportunity arose to traverse the country with an unusual theatrical company- for the next year Scott performed on makeshift stages in our nation's correctional institutions playing for appreciative audiences of prison inmates. With the constant touring and pressures of working inside prisons becoming less attractive, Scott moved to Hollywood in the late-nineties. He subsequently landed the starring role in the award-winning short film "The Bicyclist." He then landed a lead role as head of the "Fremen" in the cult CD-ROM sensation "Dune/Emperor," based on the Frank Herbert sci-fi classic. He had a principle role on the "X-Files" (in an episode written and directed by Gillian Anderson) and recurred as "Agent Douglas" on the ABC series "Alias." He has appeared on HBO's "Carnivale" and was seen in the short-lived series, "Threat Matrix," also on ABC. He had supporting roles in "Everything Put Together" starring Rada Mitchell (Helmed by Marc Forster, director of "BOND: Quantum of Solace") and also in the cult film "The Girl in the Cadillac." Scott then had an open-ended run on the NBC Daytime Soap, "Passions" until cancellation. He appeared as a nemesis to Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer in "24" on Fox and as a government agent in the final season of "Sleeper Cell" on Showtime. Scott had a guest-star run as Detective Kaplan on the final season of "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and recent roles on "The Mentalist," "Vegas," "Criminal Minds," the new "Arrested Development" for Netflix and a recurring role on the new (and now canceled) "Ironside." Scott recently wrapped supporting roles in the features "Spreading Darkness" opposite Eric Roberts, Harry in the action film "Cockroaches" and as the Tall Man in the feature thriller "Reversal." Scott can now be seen as a regular on the just-released phenomenon "Farmed & Dangerous" on Hulu. Having come full-circle from his very first film, Scott also just wrapped a terrific supporting role under the direction of Clint Eastwood in his latest effort "Jersey Boys." His recently-released audio book (as narrator/producer) "Living the Science of Mind" is now available world-wide and he is currently working on several audio projects. As a writer, Scott has three scripts in various stages of development.

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Feb 22, 1964 In Walnut Creek, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Midnight Caller 1988-10-25
Latest Project:
Series Extant 2014-07-09
Known For
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Criminal Minds
Poster of Arrested Development
Poster of 24
Extant Unknown 2014-07-09
Farmed and Dangerous Agent Rowan Smith 4 episodes, 2014 2013-07-01
The Thundermans Unknown 2013-10-14
Vegas Unknown 2012-09-25
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Unknown 2008-01-13
The Mentalist Unknown 2008-09-23
Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Sleeper Cell Unknown 2005-10-01
Threat Matrix Unknown 2003-09-18
Carnivàle Unknown 2003-09-14
Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
24 Unknown 2001-11-06
The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Midnight Caller Unknown 1988-10-25