Son of actors George "Campbell" Scott and Colleen Dewhurst, Scott was born in New York City. Campbell attended John Jay High School in New York, where he acted in a play called Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. He majored in Theatre and Performing Arts at Lawrence University in…more
His older brother, Alexander, is a writer and theatrical stage manager.
Campbell has a son born in 1998.
Since 2002, Campbell has been dating actress Patricia Clarkson.
He went to high school with Stanley Tucci. Both are still very close friends.
He went to Camp Kiwi as a kid.
Campbell Scott: What we do at its very, very best, at its very, very most, will shift us slightly in our seat. If only for two hours, great. If for the rest of our lives, even better.
Campbell Scott: Most of us... are simply just trying to get through the day. And wait for those times in their life that are markers, that put things into relief. That's why we like movies and books so much.
Campbell Scott: I tend to turn down roles that are too much like me, what I think is most like me anyhow, because I'm me all the time and I'm sick of it.
Campbell Scott: I just wanna get to the end of the day without it raining.
Campbell Scott: Directing is: you're overwhelmed the whole time. Your mind never stops. If you care about it. You wake up in the morning and you begin thinking about it and then you go to sleep at night and you're still thinking about it.
Campbell Scott: I'm not interested in playing versions of myself, I do that in life.
Campbell Scott: Neither my brother nor I were interested -- of course now we're both actors.