|Scott Speedman Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||September 1, 1975|
Scott Speedman is a British-Canadian actor who is known for his roles like Ben Covington in The WB drama series Felicity, Barry “Baz” Blackwell in the drama series Animal Kingdom, XO Sam Kendal in the ABC military drama series Last Resort, James Hoyt in the psychological horror film The Strangers, Edwin Boyd in the biographical drama film Citizen Gangster, Matthew in the psychological thriller series You, Lycan-Vampire hybrid Michael Corvin in the gothic horror-action Underworld films, Jeremy in the romantic drama film The Vow, and Ransom Pride in the action-western film The Last Rites of Ransom Pride.
Robert Scott Speedman
Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom
Scott Speedman studied at Earl Haig Secondary School (EHSS) (formerly Earl Haig Collegiate Institute) with fellow actors Sarah Polley and Kenneth Mitchell. He was a competitive swimmer who attended the school’s now-defunct gifted athlete program.
Later, he attended the University of Toronto and York University.
- Father – Roy Speedman (1944-1999) (Department Store Buyer)
- Mother – Mary (Campbell) (Primary School Teacher, Champion Runner)
- Sibling – Tracey Speedman (Sister) (Died from cancer on February 8, 2016)
- Others – Robert George Speedman (Paternal Grandfather), Amelia McKenzie Murray (Paternal Grandmother)
Scott Speedman has been repped by –
- Anonymous Content, Talent Management Company, Culver City, California, United States
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Scott Speedman has dated –
- Heather Graham – He was romantically involved with American actress, director, and writer Heather Graham in the past.
- Gwyneth Paltrow (1998) – It was RUMORed that he had an affair with American actress, model, writer, entrepreneur, businesswoman, and author Gwyneth Paltrow in November 1998.
- Keri Russell (1999-2001) – American actress Keri Russell and Scott Speedman went out between 1999 and 2001. They have also worked together in the coming-of-age drama television series Felicity.
- Ashley Scott (2007-2008) – In March 2007, he began dating American actress and model Ashley Scott but the duo separated the following year.
- Teresa Palmer (2011-2012) – From January 2011 to September 2012, he dated Australian actress, writer, model, and film producer Teresa Palmer.
- Camille De Pazzis (2012-2014) – French actress Camille De Pazzis started going out with Speedman in October 2012. However, their romance eventually ended and they broke up in 2014.
- Kristen Wiig (2014) – There were RUMORs that he had an encounter with American actress, comedian, and writer Kristen Wiig in September 2014.
- Lindsay Rae Hofmann (2017-Present) – In the year 2017, he started dating Lindsay Rae Hofmann and in May 2021, she revealed via an Instagram post that she was expecting their first child, a girl, together. In October 2021, the couple had welcomed their first child together, a girl named Pfeiffer Lucia Speedman. They got engaged in June 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Scottish descent.
- Thin lips
- Dimpled chin
He appeared in Gap print ads for the Fall 2003 collection.
Scott Speedman Facts
- His family moved to Toronto when he was 4 years old.
- He was a member of the Canadian Junior National Swim Team and was placed 9th at the 1992 Olympic trials. However, a neck injury prevented him from further pursuing the sport.
- After Scott Speedman was forced to quit swimming, he got inclined towards acting.
- His mother was an Olympic athlete.
- He made his theatrical film debut as Scott in the 1997 film, Kitchen Party.
- Scott Speedman received a Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award – Male for his role as Michael Corvin, a medical student who becomes a hybrid, in the 2003 action horror film titled Underworld.
- He has been friends with Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman.
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