George S. Patton
John Henry Faulk
Laurence Olivier
(Movies & TV)
Charles Durning
(Movies & TV)
Tony Randall
(Movies & TV)
Dustin Hoffman
(Movies & TV)
Trish Van Devere
(Movies & TV)

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George C. Scott

Knowledge Identifier: +George_C._Scott


George C. Scott

American stage and film actor, director and produceradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1927.

Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (17%), (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: George S. Patton, John Henry Faulk, Laurence Olivier

Linked to: General George Patton Museum of Leadership, Marine Corps Institute, Redford High School, University of Missouri




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George C. Scott was born in 1927 add something


Scott joined the US Marines, serving from 1945 until 1949, and was assigned to the prestigious 8th and I Barracks in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he taught English literature and radio speaking/writing at the Marine Corps Institute. add something


In 1958, he won an Obie Award for his performances in Children of Darkness, for As You Like It, and for playing the title character in William Shakespeare's Richard III (a performance one critic said was the "angriest" Richard III of all time). add something


Henry Nemo - He composed the incidental music and lyrics for the 1959 Broadway production of Saul Levitt's play "The Andersonville Trial", directed by José Ferrer, and starring George C. Scott


He appeared opposite Sir Laurence Olivier and Julie Harris in Graham Greene's The Power and the Glory for television in 1961. add something


Patty Duke - In 1961, Duke returned to television in her teenage years, starring with Laurence Olivier and George C. Scott in a television production of "The Power and the Glory


Scott refused the Oscar nomination for Patton as he had for his 1962 nomination for The Hustler. add something


In 1963, Scott was top billed in the CBS hour-long drama series East Side, West Side; he and co-star Cicely Tyson played urban social workers. add something


Dr. Strangelove - Cold War - Strangelove"', is a 1964 black comedy film that satirizes the cold war fears of a nuclear conflict between the U.S. and the US. The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick, stars Peter Sellers and George C. Scott, and features Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, and Slim Pickens


In 1966, Scott appeared as Jud Barker in the NBC western The Road West, starring Barry Sullivan, Kathryn Hays, Andrew Prine, and Glenn Corbett. add something


Kathleen Cody (actor) - In 1967, the show was nominated for, and won three Emmy *awards for Best Actor George C. Scott, Best Actress Colleen Dewhurst, and Best Director Alex Segal


Bill Hickman - He staged the motorcycle chase in "Electra Glide In Blue", starring Robert Blake, and appeared as a driver in the 1969 Disney film "The Love Bug" and as the military driver for George C. Scott in the Academy *award-winning movie "Patton"


In 1970, Scott directed a highly acclaimed television version of this same play. add something


Scott portrayed George S. Patton in the 1970 film Patton and researched extensively for the role, studying films of the general and talking to those who knew him. add something


A Christmas Carol - Albert Finney won a Golden Globe as Scrooge in a 1970 musical film, and the 1951 version starring Alastair Sim has won critical praise, along with other adaptations featuring Seymour Hicks in 1935 and George C. Scott in 1984


Capitol Records - Columbia Records issued an album of dialog and music excerpts from the successful 1970 Dustin Hoffman film, "Little Big Man", and 20th Century Fox Records included George C. Scott's opening and closing speeches, as well as Jerry Goldsmith's score, in their soundtrack album made from the film "Patton"


Season Hubley - Hubley was steadily active in supporting roles in the late 1970s and starred in "Hardcore" with George C. Scott


George S. Patton - Patton was the focus of the epic 1970 Academy Award-winning film "Patton", with the title role played by George C. Scott in an iconic, Academy Award winning performance


In 1971, Scott gave two more critically acclaimed performances, as a de facto Sherlock Holmes in They Might Be Giants and as an alcoholic doctor in the black comedy The Hospital. add something


David Warner (actor) - He was cast against type as Henry Niles in "Straw Dogs" and as Bob Cratchit in the 1984 telefilm "A Christmas Carol" starring George C. Scott as Scrooge


Sherlock Holmes - The film "They Might Be Giants" is a 1971 romantic comedy based on the 1961 play of the same name in which the character Justin Playfair, played by George C. Scott, is convinced he is Sherlock Holmes, and manages to convince many others of same, including the psychiatrist Dr. Watson, played by Joanne Woodward, who is assigned to evaluate him so he can be committed to a mental institution


Trish Van Devere - She was married to the actor George C. Scott from 1972 until his death in 1999


Maxine Cooper Gomberg - She made a cameo appearance as herself in the 1975 television series, "Fear on Trial", which starred George C. Scott as John Henry Faulk, a blacklisted 1950s television and radio host


John Henry Faulk - The book was remade into an Emmy award-winning TV movie in 1975 by CBS Television with William Devane portraying Faulk and George C. Scott playing Faulk's lawyer, Louis Nizer


Larry Gelbart - Gelbart co-wrote the golden-era film spoof "Movie Movie" starring George C. Scott in dual roles, the racy comedy "Blame It on Rio" starring Michael Caine and Demi Moore, and the 2000 remake of "Bedazzled" with Elizabeth Hurley and Brendan Fraser


Harry Hamlin - He had a role in "Movie Movie" with George C. Scott in 1978, but his big-screen break was a starring role in the 1981 Greek mythology fantasy epic "Clash of the Titans"


Stanley Donen - It starred George C. Scott, Trish_Van_Devere, Red Buttons, Michael Kidd and Eli Wallach and premiered in competition at the 29th Berlin International Film Festival in 1978


Scott starred in the popular 1980 horror film The Changeling, with Melvyn Douglas. add something


In 1981, Scott appeared alongside 20-year-old Academy Award winning actor Timothy Hutton and rising stars Sean Penn and Tom Cruise in the coming-of-age film Taps. add something


In 1982, Scott appeared in a campaign commercial for Republican U.S. Senator Lowell P. Weicker of Connecticut. add something


Kate Burton (actress) - Burton's first notable role on Broadway was in a 1982 production of the Noël Coward play "Present Laughter", which was directed by George C. Scott


Darwin Joston - In 1982, when Carpenter was scheduled to direct the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Firestarter", Joston was considered for the role of John Rainbird, the Native-American assassin; but after Universal Pictures executives fired Carpenter from the project and replaced him with Mark L. Lester, the role of Rainbird was given to George C. Scott


Fagin - In the 1982 made-for-TV movie version, Fagin is portrayed by George C. Scott


In 1984, Scott portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge in a television adaptation of A Christmas Carol. add something


Caroline Langrishe - She played Janet Hollywell, wife of Fred Hollywell, in the 1984 film adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", starring George C. Scott


George S. Patton - This incident was dramatized in the made for TV movie "The Last Days of Patton" in 1986 with George C. Scott reprising his role as Patton


George S. Patton - George C. Scott reprised the role 16 years after his Academy Award winning performance in a made-for-television titled "The Last Days of Patton", which was first broadcast on September 14, 1986, on CBS


In 1989, Scott starred in the television movie The Ryan White Story, as a lawyer defending Ryan White from discrimination. add something


Charles Durning - His Tony *award winning performance as Big Daddy in the 1989 revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", Matthew Harrison Brady to George C. Scott's Henry Drummond in the Tony Randall produced revival of "Inherit the Wind" in 1997, and Charley in the 1980 revival of "Death of a Salesman" starring Dustin Hoffman and Kate Reid


In 1990, he voiced the villain Smoke in the TV special Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue, where his character appeared with popular cartoon characters like Bugs Bunny. add something


George DiCenzo - In the early 1990s, DiCenzo appeared on Broadway with Nathan Lane in "On Borrowed Time" directed by his friend George C. Scott


Ed Flanders - Then in 1990, Flanders played the avuncular Father Dyer alongside star George C. Scott in Blatty's "The Exorcist III" based on the novel "Legion"


Nathan Lane - In 1991, Lane starred with George C. Scott again in a revival of Paul Osborne's "On Borrowed Time" at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway


In 1996, he won an honorary Drama Desk Award for a lifetime devotion to theatre. add something


Tom Aldredge - He was part of the 1997 all-star revival of "Inherit the Wind" produced by Tony Randall, playing Rev. Brown in an ensemble that included George C. Scott, Charles_Durning, and Anthony Heald


Scott was replaced by Robert Conrad after his death in 1999. add something


They remained married until his death in 1999. add something


Scott died on September 22, 1999, aged 71, of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm add something


Robert Conrad - He took over hosting The History Channel's "Weapons At War" in 2000, succeeding George C. Scott