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Adam Scott Biography

Birth Name:
Adam Paul Scott
Birth Place:
Santa Cruz, California, United States
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Appeared in music videos for R
  • E
  • M
  • and Tia Carrere
  • Made his TV debut in 1994 on MTV's Dead at 21
  • First regular TV series role was on ABC's Boy Meets World in 1995, playing Griff
  • Starred in the short-lived HBO drama Tell Me You Love Me in 2007
  • Played Henry Pollard, a former actor who works for a catering company, in the Starz series Party Down and was also one of the show's producers
  • Earned a 2010 Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for The Vicious Kind
  • Guest-starred on two episodes of Parks and Recreation before joining the show as a series regular in the show's third season


  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2017Independent Spirit Awards-Best First Feature: nominated
  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated


  • David Scott -- Brother
  • Frankie Scott -- Daughter
  • Dougals Scott -- Father
  • Anne Scott -- Mother
  • Shannon Scott -- Sister
  • Graham Scott -- Son
  • Naomi Sablan -- Wife