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George C. Scott

George C. Scott
  • Career: Actor Director
  • Top celebrities: 673
  • BirthDate: 1927, 18 of October , Wise, Virginia, USA
  • Spouse: Trish Van Devere (14 September 1972 - 22 September 1999) (his death), Colleen Dewhurst (4 July 1967 - 2 February 1972) (divorced), Colleen Dewhurst (1960 - 1965) (divorced) 2 children, Patricia Reed (1 March 1955 - 5 June 1960) (divorced) 2 children, Carolyn Hughes (30 August 1951 - 1 January 1955) (divorced) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Facts of life

    George C. Scott

    George C. Scott is a British actor born on 13 June 1990 in Buckinghamshire, England. He started his acting career at very young age of six years, when he starred in a movie name Macbeth. His role was the lead role in the movie and it saw the beginning of his limelight career.  George C. Scott kept his movie selection style quite random to excel in every genre of movies. He even starred in many TV shows, as guest or recurring star. The most significant role in his career came with the role of John Lennon in the movie Nowhere Boy. He is also very popular for his role of David "Dave" Lizewski in the movie Kick Ass. His most recognized work includes movies like The Greatest, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, The Apocalypse, Shanghai Knights, Kick-Ass 2, Kick Ass, and Nowhere Boy. For the movie Nowhere Boy, he also won the award of Empire Award for Best Newcomer.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1972 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:The Hospital (1971)."
    Won Oscar - 1971 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Patton (1970). Refused to accept the nomination and the award, because he did not feel himself to be in any competition with other actors. Frank McCarthy, the film's producer, accepted the award on Scott's behalf at the ceremony, but returned it to the Academy the next day in keeping with Scott's wishes."
    Nominated Oscar - 1962 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:The Hustler (1961). Refused even to be nominated."
    Nominated Oscar - 1960 for "Best Actor in a Supporting Role for:Anatomy of a Murder (1959)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1973 for "Best Actor for:They Might Be Giants (1971) and The Hospital (1971)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1971 for "Best Actor for:Patton (1970)."
    Won CableACE - 1997 for "Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for:Die 12 Geschworenen (1997) (TV). (Showtime)."
    Won Emmy - 1998 for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for:Die 12 Geschworenen (1997) (TV). (Showtime)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1985 for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for:A Christmas Carol (1984) (TV). (CBS)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1977 for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special for:"Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951). (NBC). For episode "Beauty and the Beast (#26.2)"."
    Nominated Emmy - 1972 for "Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for:Jane Eyre (1970) (TV). (NBC)."
    Won Emmy - 1971 for "Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for:"ITV Saturday Night Theatre" (1969). (NBC). For episode "The Price (#3.16)". (Shown within "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951)). George C. Scott was not present at the awards ceremony. Fellow nominee Jack Cassidy, whom Scott directed in the TV movie The Andersonville Trial (1970) (TV), accepted the award on Scott's behalf."
    Nominated Emmy - 1968 for "Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama for:The Crucible (1967) (TV). (CBS)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1964 for "Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series (Lead) for:"East Side/West Side" (1963). (CBS)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1962 for "Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor for:"Ben Casey" (1961). (ABC). For episode "I Remember a Lemon Tree"."
    Won Best Actor - 1982 for "for:The Changeling (1980)."
    Won Genie - 1980 for "Best Performance by a Foreign Actor for:The Changeling (1980)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1998 for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:Die 12 Geschworenen (1997) (TV)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1979 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy for:Movie Movie (1978)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1972 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:The Hospital (1971)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1971 for "Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama for:Patton (1970)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1962 for "Best Supporting Actor for:The Hustler (1961)."
    Won KCFCC Award - 1971 for "Best Actor for:Patton (1970)."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1971 for "Best Dramatic Performance, Male for:Patton (1970)."
    Won NBR Award - 1971 for "Best Actor for:Patton (1970)."
    Won NSFC Award - 1971 for "Best Actor for:Patton (1970)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1970 for "Best Actor for:Patton (1970)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1968 for "Best Actor for:Petulia (1968)."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1991 for "Worst Actor for:Der Exorzist III (1990)."
    Nominated Actor - 2000 for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for:Wer Sturm sät (1999) (TV)."
    Nominated Actor - 1998 for "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for:Die 12 Geschworenen (1997) (TV)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 456
  • Salary: "East Side/West Side" (1963) $10,000/episode
    The Hindenburg (1975) $1,000,000 + percentage of profits
    The Formula (1980) $1.25 million
  • Films with George C. Scott: Inherit the Wind - 1999
    Rocky Marciano - 1999
    Gloria - 1999
    12 Angry Men - 1997
    The Searchers - 1997
    Country Justice - 1997
    Titanic - 1996
    New York News - 1995
    Angus - 1995
    Tyson - 1995
    In the Heat of the Night: A Matter of Justice - 1994
    In the Heat of the Night - 1994
    The Whipping Boy - 1994
    Traps - 1994
    Malice - 1993
    Curacao - 1993
    Finding the Way Home - 1991
    Brute Force - 1991
    Descending Angel - 1990
    The Rescuers Down Under - 1990
    Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue - 1990
    The Exorcist III - 1990
    The Ryan White Story - 1989
    Mr. President - 1987-1988
    Pals - 1987
    The Murders in the Rue Morgue - 1986
    The Last Days of Patton - 1986
    Choices - 1986
    Mussolini: The Untold Story - 1985
    A Christmas Carol - 1984
    Firestarter - 1984
    China Rose - 1983
    Oliver Twist - 1982/I
    Taps - 1981
    Casey Stengel - 1981
    Mister Lincoln - 1981
    The Formula - 1980
    The Changeling - 1980
    Hardcore - 1979
    Movie Movie - 1978
    Columbo - 1978
    Crossed Swords - 1977
    Islands in the Stream - 1977
    Beauty and the Beast - 1976
    The Hindenburg - 1975
    Fear on Trial - 1975
    The Savage Is Loose - 1974
    Bank Shot - 1974
    The Day of the Dolphin - 1973
    Oklahoma Crude - 1973
    Rage - 1972
    The New Centurions - 1972
    The Hospital - 1971
    The Last Run - 1971
    They Might Be Giants - 1971
    The Price - 1971
    ITV Saturday Night Theatre - 1971
    Jane Eyre - 1970
    Patton - 1970
    Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall - 1969
    This Savage Land - 1969
    Petulia - 1968
    The Flim-Flam Man - 1967
    The Crucible - 1967
    Not with My Wife, You Don't! - 1966
    The Bible: In the Beginning... - 1966
    The Road West - 1966
    Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre - 1965
    The Red Skelton Hour - 1965
    The Yellow Rolls-Royce - 1964
    East Side/West Side - 1963-1964
    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb - 1964
    The List of Adrian Messenger - 1963
    The Eleventh Hour - 1962
    The Virginian - 1962
    Monitor - 1962
    Naked City - 1962
    Golden Showcase - 1961
    The Power and the Glory - 1961
    Ben Casey - 1961
    The Hustler - 1961
    Dow Hour of Great Mysteries - 1960
    Play of the Week - 1960
    Don Juan in Hell - 1960
    Winterset - 1959
    Playhouse 90 - 1959
    Sunday Showcase - 1959
    Anatomy of a Murder - 1959
    The United States Steel Hour - 1959
    The Hanging Tree - 1959
    Omnibus - 1958
    Kraft Theatre - 1958
    The Outcasts of Poker Flat - 1958
    The DuPont Show of the Month - 1958
    The Andersonville Trial - 1970
    The 72nd Annual Academy Awards - 2000
    Gary Cooper: The Face of a Hero - 1998
    Patton: A Tribute to Franklin J. Schaffner - 1997
    Shirley MacLaine: Kicking Up Her Heels - 1996
    Reflections on the Silver Screen - 1993
    Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker - 1991
    All-Star Salute to Our Troops - 1991
    This Is Your Life - 1987
    The Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt - 1986
    All-Star Comedy Birthday Party from West Point - 1981
    Arthur Miller on Home Ground - 1979
    Good Morning America - 1978
    Happy Birthday, Bob - 1978
    NBC: The First Fifty Years - A Closer Look - 1976
    The 30th Annual Tony Awards - 1976
    Dinah! - 1974
    The Hollywood Squares - 1974
    AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney - 1974
    The Kraft Music Hall - 1970
    The Mike Douglas Show - 1969-1970
    The 24th Annual Tony Awards - 1970
    The David Frost Show - 1970
    The Dick Cavett Show - 1970
    The Johnny Carson Special - 1969
    The Car That Became a Star - 1965
    The David Susskind Show - 1964
    Here's Hollywood - 1962
    A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! - 2011
    Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood - 2010
    Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews - 2010
    George W. Bush Battles Jesus Christ - 2008
    Religulous - 2008
    Strictly Courtroom - 2008
    The Bare Necessities: The Making of 'The Jungle Book' - 2007
    Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters - 2006
    War Stories with Oliver North - 2006
    Movies That Shook the World - 2005
    The Hustler: The Inside Story - 2002
    Brilliant But Cancelled - 2002
    Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years - 2000
    Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 - 1999
    The Great Christmas Movies - 1998
    Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater - 1995
    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - 1992
    America at the Movies - 1976
    Mondo Hollywood - 1967
    The Brazen Bell - 1962
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