Stephen Dougray Scott, a Scottish actor known for his roles in movies like Ever After (1998), Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), Enigma (2001), Hitman (2007), and My Week with Marilyn (2011), was born in Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland, UK on November 25, 1965. His mother, Elma, worked as a nurse, while his father, Alan Scott, was a former actor turned traveling salesman of refrigerators and freezers. During his high school years, Scott was a student at Auchmuty.
In 1984, he began his studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff and remained there until 1987 when he was bestowed with the Most Promising Drama Student Award. He chose to use his grandmother’s surname, Dougray (/dure/), as his stage name during this time. The following year, in 1988, he moved to London.
What Is Dougray Scott’s Net Worth?
Dougray Scott, a Scottish actor with a net worth of $5 million, was born in Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland in 1965 to a nurse mother and an actor father. After attending the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, he moved to London to pursue his career in acting.
Scott began his career mostly on stage before making his debut on the television show “Soldier, Soldier”. He gained recognition for his role in “Ever After” (1998), which led to him being cast in several other movies, including “This Year’s Love” (1999), “Mission: Impossible II” (2000), “Arabian Nights” (2001), and the mystery thriller “Enigma” (2001).
Dougray Scott’s Career
Dougray Scott’s acting career began in national theatre, television, and puppet shows. He made his TV debut on Soldier Soldier and his film debut in Twin Town. His breakthrough role was as Prince Henry in Ever After, followed by the lead in the film adaptation of Enigma. He was originally cast as Wolverine in X-Men but dropped out due to an injury sustained while filming Mission: Impossible 2. He was also considered for the role of James Bond after Pierce Brosnan but lost out to Daniel Craig.
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Scott has appeared in several TV shows, including Desperate Housewives and The Ten Commandments, movies like Hitman, Dr. Jekyll, and Mr. Hyde, and Taken 3. He also starred in the BBC drama The Day of the Triffids and portrayed football manager Matt Busby in the TV drama United.
In 2016, Scott became the voice of Orby in BP advertisements and appeared in the second season of Fear the Walking Dead. In 2019, he joined the cast of Batwoman as Jacob Kane but left the series during its second season.