An American actor, Reid Scott is one of the versatile actors who is famous for his role Brendan (Brando) Dorff on the television sitcom, My Boys and as Deputy Director of Communications Dan Egan on the Emmy-winning HBO’s comedy series Veep. The successful actor is a married man and has one son with his wife, Elspeth Keller. The couple second child is on the way.
Early Life and Career
Reid Scott was born on 19th November 1977 in Albany, New York, U.S. He attended Shenendehowa High School in Albany and for higher education joined Syracuse University. Later, he moved to New York City to pursue his career in acting and writing.
He began his career with the roles in the off-Broadway play Cargo and few of the television commercials. Then he played the character Ted in the American television period sitcom, That ’70 Show, one of the creations of Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner and Mark Brazill, in 2002.
In 2003, he appeared in the Fox pilot With You in Spirit for which he received his first Screen Actors Guild card. Moreover, he appeared in the TV series like It’s All Relative, Revenge of the Middle-Aged and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
He portrayed the character Brendan Dorff in My Boy alongside Jordana Spiro, Jim Gaffigan, Kyle Howard, Michael Bunin, Jamie Kaler and Kellee Stewart. Following the success of the series, he appeared in the movie, Bickford Shmecker’s Cool Ideas, Amusement and Losing Control.
He has a notable character in the teen drama television series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Dr. Jeff Tseguay opposite Shailene Woodley, India Eisley, Daren Kagasoff, Megan Park, Jorge Finley II, Mark Derwin and so on. He was also seen in the TV series like The Big C, Mad Love, Best Friends Forever.
After playing different successful hit TV series, he played the role of Dan Egan in the American political satire comedy television series, Veep which starred Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Timothy Simsons and Matt Walsh.
In 2015, he appeared in a hit movie, The Intern which earned $194.6 million at the box office.
Apart from acting, he has voiced in the American flash-animated web television, Turbo which is based on the 2013 movie, Turbo, produced by DreamWorks Animation Television and was animated by Titmouse. Moreover, his recent appearance is in the romantic comedy film, Home Again written and directed by Hallie Meyers-Shuer. The movie earned $123.4 million in the box office collection.
Reid married Elspeth Keller on 21st June 2014, in an intimate ceremony held in Los Angeles’s Maguire Gardens. Later, the husband and wife spent their honeymoon in Fiji.
The couple is the parents of a 2-years-old son, Conrad, born in 2015. As per the sources, the pair announced that they are soon to welcome their second child in 2017.
He was previously married to Lisa Petrazzolo. They had tied the knot in October 2004, and after three years the pair divorced in 2007.
Reid has played several hit TV series and movies in his lifetime. In 2015, he appeared in The Intern, which earned $194.6 million. His success as an actor has certainly earned him a net worth not less than a million.