George C. Scott (Performer) | Playbill

George C. Scott

Performer, Director

Though born in Virginia, Scott was considered a consummate New York actor, devoted almost exclusively to serious drama, and best in sly, rascally, plain-spoken characters. His presence was intense and volatile - perhaps owing, in part, to his four years of service in the Marines -- and he tended to dominate any production or film in which he appeared. Producer Paul Libin, who worked with Scott on seven projects at Circle in the Square, remembered Scott as "a man of few words and great passion.

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  • Also Known As: George Campbell Scott, George Scott
  • Born: Oct 17, 1927 in Wise, Virginia
  • Death: Sep 21, 1999 in Westlake Village, California

Roles (26)

Inherit the Wind Playbill - Opening Night, April 1996 Inherit the Wind
Opened April 04, 1996
  • as Henry Drummond (Original)
Inherit the Wind Playbill - Opening Night, April 1996
On Borrowed Time Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1991 On Borrowed Time
Opened October 09, 1991
  • as Julian Northrup (Gramps) (Original)
  • Staging
The Boys in Autumn Playbill - May 1986 The Boys in Autumn
Opened April 30, 1986
  • as Henry Finnegan (Original)
Design For Living Playbill - June 1984 Design for Living
Opened June 20, 1984
  • Director
Present Laughter Playbill - Opening Night, July 1982 Present Laughter
Opened July 15, 1982
  • as Garry Essendine (Original)
  • Director
Tricks of the Trade Playbill - Nov 1980 Tricks of the Trade
Opened November 06, 1980
  • as Dr. Augustus Browning (Original)
Tricks of the Trade Playbill - Nov 1980
Sly Fox Playbill - November 1977 Sly Fox
Opened December 14, 1976
  • as Foxwell J. Sly (Original)
  • as The Judge (Original)
The 30th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 18, 1976 The 30th Annual Tony Awards - 1976
Opened April 18, 1976
  • as Host (Original)
The 30th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 18, 1976
Death of a Salesman Playbill - June 1975 Death of a Salesman
Opened June 26, 1975
  • as Willy Loman (Original)
  • Director
All God's Chillun Got Wings Playbill - March 1975 All God's Chillun Got Wings
Opened March 20, 1975
  • Director
Uncle Vanya Playbill - June 1973 Uncle Vanya
Opened June 04, 1973
  • as Mikhail lvovich Astrov (Original)
Plaza Suite Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1968 Plaza Suite
Opened February 14, 1968
  • as Jesse Kiplinger (Visitor From Hollywood) (Original)
  • as Roy Hubley (Visitor From Forest Hills) (Original)
  • as Sam Nash (Visitor From Mamaroneck) (Original)
The Little Foxes Playbill - Dec 1967 The Little Foxes
Opened October 26, 1967
  • as Benjamin Hubbard (Original)
Dr. Cook's Garden Playbill - Sept 1967 Dr. Cook's Garden
Opened September 25, 1967
  • Director
Great Day in the Morning Playbill - March 1962 Great Day in the Morning
Opened March 28, 1962
  • Producer
General Seeger Playbill - Feb 1962 General Seeger
Opened February 28, 1962
  • as Major General Seeger (Original)
  • Director
The Wall Playbill - Nov 1960 The Wall
Opened October 11, 1960
  • as Dolek Berson (Original)
The Andersonville Trial Playbill - Dec 1959 The Andersonville Trial
Opened December 29, 1959
  • as Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman (Original)
Comes a Day Playbill - Nov 1958 Comes a Day
Opened November 06, 1958
  • as Tydings Glenn (Original)
Comes a Day Playbill - Nov 1958

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1996 Special Award Winner
1983 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1958 Vernon Rice Award Children of Darkness Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1996 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Play Wrong Turn at Lungfish Nominee
Theatre World Awards
1958 Theatre World Award Richard III Winner
Tony Award
1996 Best Actor in a Play Nominee
1976 Best Actor in a Play Nominee
1974 Best Actor in a Play Nominee
1960 Best Actor in a Play Nominee
1959 Best Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
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