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Brewer's: Scott

The Walter Scott of Belgium. Hendrick Conscience. (Born 1812.) The Southern Scott. Lord Byron calls Ariosto the Sir Walter Scott of Italy. (Childe Harold, iv. 40.) Source: Dictionary of…

Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott was a superstar novelist of the early 19th century, and a pioneer in the art of the historical novel. His special interest was Scotland's history and culture; his first literary success w…

Tony Scott

Name at birth: Anthony David ScottTony Scott, the well-known director of action films like Top Gun and Crimson Tide, was 68 years old when he jumped to his death in Los Angeles in 2012. Tony Scott wa…

Ridley Scott Biography

Ridley Scottdirector, producerBorn: 11/30/1937Birthplace: South Shields, England Scott began directing programs for the BBC in the 1960s and formed a production company that turned out a numbe…

Scott Bakula

Scott Bakula starred in the science fiction TV series Quantum Leap, which ran on NBC from 1989-93. Bakula played Dr. Sam Beckett, a scientist trapped in an experiment gone wrong which had him "leaping…

Bobby Scott Biography

Bobby ScottU.S. CongressmanBorn: April 30, 1947Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott was elected to the House of Representatives in 1992, representing the 3rd distri…

Scott Walker

Scott Walker is the Republican governor of Wisconsin whose clash with public employee unions made him a national name in 2011. Scott Walker was born in Colorado, where his father was a church pastor. …

Scott Brown

Scott Brown is the Republican from Massachusetts who in 2010 won the U.S. Senate seat held for 47 years by Democrat Ted Kennedy. Scott Brown's victory over Martha Coakley was a major upset and ended t…

Scott Baio

Name at birth: Scott James Vincent BaioScott Baio had his first starring role in 1976, appearing with Jodie Foster in the kid comedy Bugsy Malone. He joined the cast of the popular TV series Happy Da…

Scott Carpenter

Name at birth: Malcolm Scott CarpenterScott Carpenter was one of the original astronauts of Project Mercury and the fourth American in outer space. Flying the Aurora VII spacecraft, Carpenter complete…