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Encyclopedia > Dougray Scott
Dougray Scott

Birth name Stephen Scott
Born November 25, 1965 (1965-11-25) (age 41)
Flag of Scotland Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland
Years active 1987-present
Notable roles Sean Ambrose in Mission: Impossible II
Ian Hainsworth in Desperate Housewives(2006-2007)

Dougray Scott (born Stephen Scott on November 25, 1965) is a Scottish television and film actor best known in America for playing Ian Hainsworth in Desperate Housewives. Before you can upload images you will need to register an account Only use this if you hold the copyright on the image. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... Ex Terra Sculpture, Glenrothes Town Centre Glenrothes (Gleann Rathais in Gaelic) is a town located in central Fife in east Scotland. ... Fife (Fìobh in Gaelic) is a council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with landward boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... Mission: Impossible II, or M:I-2 as it is also known, is the 2000 John Woo-directed sequel to Brian De Palmas 1996 Mission: Impossible motion picture, based on the TV series of the same name. ... Ian Hainsworth is a fictional character on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. ... Desperate Housewives is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, that began airing on October 3, 2004 on ABC. It is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of approximately 119 million viewers. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... “Scot” redirects here. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Ian Hainsworth is a fictional character on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. ... Desperate Housewives is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, that began airing on October 3, 2004 on ABC. It is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of approximately 119 million viewers. ...


Sometimes Scott is referred to as "Young Sean Connery", and a similarity in acting style is also noted between Scott and the late Steve McQueen. He is most known for his roles as the villain in Mission: Impossible 2 as well as Ian in the US dramedy Desperate Housewives. Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is an Academy Award-winning Scottish actor and producer who is perhaps best known as the first actor to portray James Bond in a number of films. ... Steve McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American movie actor, nicknamed The King of Cool. He was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1960s and 1970s due to a popular anti-hero persona. ... Mission: Impossible II, or M:I-2 as it is also known, is the 2000 John Woo-directed sequel to Brian De Palmas 1996 Mission: Impossible motion picture, based on the TV series of the same name. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Dramedy, a portmanteau of drama and comedy, is a genre of movies and television in which the lines between these very different genres were blurred. ... Desperate Housewives is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, that began airing on October 3, 2004 on ABC. It is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of approximately 119 million viewers. ...

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Biography

Career

Originally from Glenrothes, Fife, Scott enrolled on a foundation course in drama and then went on to attend the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff (1984-87), whose former students include Sir Anthony Hopkins. Whilst studying there he earned the college's 1987 Most Promising Drama Student award. Ex Terra Sculpture, Glenrothes Town Centre Glenrothes (Gleann Rathais in Gaelic) is a town located in central Fife in east Scotland. ... Fife (Fìobh in Gaelic) is a council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with landward boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. ... The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is a conservatoire located in Cardiff. ... Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE (IPA: ) (born 31 December 1937) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning Welsh film, stage and television actor. ...


After graduating from college Scott began his acting career in regional theatre and making television appearances and first found fame on the television series Soldier Soldier. His film career was launched by the Welsh-set Twin Town. After this, he played Prince Henry in Ever After and the hero in the adaptation of Robert Harris' novel Enigma. Soldier Soldier was a British television drama series. ... This article is about the country. ... This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the different concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... Ever After: A Cinderella Story is a 1998 film adaptation of the fairy tale Cinderella, directed by Andy Tennant and starring Drew Barrymore. ... Enigma is a 2001 film set in World War II. It stars Dougray Scott and Kate Winslet and is based on a novel of the same title by Robert Harris (Enigma). ... Robert Harris is an English TV reporter and author, born in 1957 in the city of Nottingham. ... Enigma is a novel by Robert Harris, about a young mathematician trying to break the Germans Enigma ciphers during World War II. It was adapted to film in 2001. ...


In 1998, he signed to play the villain in the film Mission: Impossible II but was also due to play Wolverine in the big screen version of X-Men. When Mission Impossible II went over schedule by two months, Scott was replaced in the latter film by Hugh Jackman. Mission: Impossible II, or M:I-2 as it is also known, is the 2000 John Woo-directed sequel to Brian De Palmas 1996 Mission: Impossible motion picture, based on the TV series of the same name. ... For other uses, see Wolverine (disambiguation). ... X-Men is a 2000 American action film, featuring a group of comic book superheroes called the X-Men. ... Hugh Michael Jackman (born October 12, 1968) is an Australian film producer, film and stage actor, known for playing Wolverine in X-Men and its sequels, and his Tony Award-winning performance in The Boy from Oz. ...


He recently appeared in the NBC series Heist which aired in March 2006 for only five episodes. In January of 2006, he appeared in the miniseries The Ten Commandments as Moses. From 2006 until 2007, Dougray starred in the 3rd season of Desperate Housewives, as Teri Hatcher's character's new love interest. He has appeared in all episodes of the 3rd season to date, which is more than some series regulars. Heist was an American television series that premiered March 22, 2006, on NBC, but was almost immediately cancelled due to low ratings [1]. The series was from acclaimed director Doug Liman and revolved around professional thief Mickey O Neil, (Dougray Scott) who created a team of experts to try to... The Ten Commandments was a 2006 television mini-series depicting the biblical story of Moses and the the Exodus. ... Moses with the Tablets, 1659, by Rembrandt This article is about the Biblical figure. ... Desperate Housewives is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, that began airing on October 3, 2004 on ABC. It is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of approximately 119 million viewers. ...


Contender for Bond?

After the release of Pierce Brosnan's The World Is Not Enough (1999), Scott was a frontrunner to replace Brosnan as James Bond and was according to him in negotiations with the producers [1]. Brosnan's contract was for three films with an optional fourth. Ultimately, Brosnan's option was picked up. After its release, Scott was once again widely believed to be a leading candidate to take on the role. Despite the numerous reports that EON Productions was leaning towards naming Scott as the new Bond in the next 007 adventure Casino Royale, the famous role eventually went to Daniel Craig. Pierce Brendan Brosnan OBE[1] (born May 16, 1953) is an Irish actor and producer who now holds American citizenship and is best known for portraying James Bond in four films: GoldenEye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002). ... The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth official James Bond film made by EON Productions and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as Ian Flemings secret agent, James Bond. ... For other uses, see Casino Royale (2006 film). ... EON Productions is a film production company known for producing the James Bond film series. ... Casino Royale is the 21st film in the James Bond series and the first to star Daniel Craig as MI6 agent James Bond. ... Daniel Wroughton Craig [1] (born 2 March 1968 [2] in Chester, England) is a BAFTA-nominated English actor best known as the sixth actor to portray secret agent James Bond in the official film series from EON Productions. ...


Personal life

In April 2000, Scott married Sarah Trevis, a casting director and are parents to a set of twins. In 2005, the couple divorced. Scott is now engaged to actress Claire Forlani. 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Engagement (disambiguation). ... Claire Forlani (born July 1, 1972) is an English actress. ...


Trivia

  • He has appeared in more episodes of Desperate Housewives than some regulars, however throughout his 20 episode run he was only credited as a guest star.
  • He is 6' (1.83m) tall.
  • He has green eyes.
  • He was born Stephen Scott, but the name had already been registered with Equity, so he used his French grandmother's surname, Dougray, instead of Stephen. Dougray is his middle name.
  • His favorite football team is Hibernian F.C..
  • During the filming of Enigma, he deprived himself of sleep in order to help him play the role of the emotionally exhausted Tom Jericho.
  • Was the original choice to play Wolverine in the X-Men movie, but due to the schedule of Mission Impossible 2 going over by two months, Hugh Jackman was chosen as his replacement.
  • Tom Cruise personally handpicked him to play the villainous Sean Ambrose in "Mission Impossible: II."
  • The painting of the dog that Scott's character sells in This Year's Love was actually painted by Scott himself. The painting was greatly inspired by the work of Amedeo Modigliani.
  • Scott makes it a practice to never comment on his private life. He doesn't see the reason people would find his private life interesting.
  • Dougray came from a working class background in Fife, Scotland. His father was a refrigerator salesman.
  • Dougray is an avid golfer and enjoys participating in golf charity events.
  • Dougray is the new voice for the British Red Cross. He's their spokesperson in their new advertisements.

Desperate Housewives is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, that began airing on October 3, 2004 on ABC. It is the most popular show in its demographic worldwide, with an audience of approximately 119 million viewers. ... The British Actors Equity Association (now called Equity) is the British actors trade union. ... For the Maltese football club see Hibernians F.C. Hibernian Football Club (informally known as Hibs) are a professional Scottish football club from Edinburgh. ... Enigma is a 2001 film set in World War II. It stars Dougray Scott and Kate Winslet and is based on a novel of the same title by Robert Harris (Enigma). ... X-Men is a 2000 American action film, featuring a group of comic book superheroes called the X-Men. ... Mission: Impossible II, or M:I-2 as it is also known, is the 2000 John Woo-directed sequel to Brian De Palmas 1996 Mission: Impossible motion picture, based on the TV series of the same name. ... Hugh Michael Jackman (born October 12, 1968) is an Australian film producer, film and stage actor, known for playing Wolverine in X-Men and its sequels, and his Tony Award-winning performance in The Boy from Oz. ... This Years Love is the title of a 1999 film set in and around Camden Town in London. ... Amedeo Modigliani. ...

Selected filmography

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External links

  • Dougray Scott at the Internet Movie Database
  • Dougray Scott at TV.com
  • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0779084/
  • Future Movies
  • http://www.dougrayscottinfocus.com/
  • http://group.yahoo.com/group/dougraychaterscafe/
  • http://www.topix.net/who/dougray-scott
  • http://www.dougrayscottunplugged.com
  • http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/dougrayscottunplugged/

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Dougray Scott , Celebrity profile, bio, biography (330 words)
Born in Fife on November 25, 1965, Dougray Scott was raised in a family of non-actors.
Dougray Scott'ss own interest in acting was routinely discouraged by various schoolteachers, but after graduating from the high school he attended in the small town of Glenrothes, he trained at the Welsh College of Music and Drama, where he was named "most promising student".
Dougray Scott then won a measure of notoriety for his role as a thoroughly corrupt Welsh cop in Kevin Allen's Twin Town (1997), a fl comedy that was a sleeper hit throughout Britain.
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