Randolph Scott

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  • Birth Name: George Randolph Scott
  • Birth Place: Orange County, Virginia, United States
  • Died: March 2, 1987
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
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  • Served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
  • Aspired to play football professionally, but a back injury during his time at Georgia Institute of Technology prevented him from following that dream.
  • Starred in his final film, Ride the High Country, in 1962, playing an aging lawman; didn't take another acting role the last 25 years of his life.
  • In 1973, was the inspiration for the Statler Brothers hit song "Whatever Happened to Randolph Scott?," which asked what many Americans were thinking after his departure from movies.
  • Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers in 1975 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Was 21 years older than his second wife, Patricia Stillman; they were married 43 years before his death in 1987.

Relationships

  • Patricia Stillman — Wife
  • Christopher Scott — Son
  • Sandra Scott Tyler — Daughter
  • Marion du Pont Somerville — Ex-wife
  • Lucille Crane Scott — Mother
  • George G. Scott — Father

College

  • Attended Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States; attended University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: George Randolph Scott
  • Birth Place: Orange County, Virginia, United States
  • Died: March 2, 1987
  • Profession: Actor, Producer

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