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Scott Speedman Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Scott Speedman
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Moved with his family from London to Toronto at the age of 4
  • Was a member of the Canadian Junior National Swim Team and came in ninth place at the 1992 Olympic trials
  • Auditioned for the role of Robin in 1997's Batman Forever on a dare from his friends; he didn't land the part but did score an agent
  • Went to high school with My Life Without Me (2003) costar Sarah Polley
  • Best known for his role as Ben on Felicity, the boy Felicity follows to the fictitious University of New York
  • Enjoys hiking and playing basketball in his spare time


  • 2011Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2009Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated