Scott Kellerman Foley (born July 15, 1972) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. Foley is known for roles in television shows such as The Unit, Scrubs, Felicity, and Scandal, and in films such as Scream 3. He has also guest starred in series including Grey's Anatomy, Dawson's Creek, and House.
Foley in April 2015
Scott Kellerman Foley
July 15, 1972
Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, director, screenwriter|
(m. 2000; div. 2004)
Foley was born in Kansas City, Kansas, the first of three boys for Connie and Hugh Foley. His father was an international banker, and the family lived in Japan and Australia during Foley's childhood. The family settled in St. Louis, Missouri when Scott was 15 years old. His mother died from ovarian cancer when he was 15 years old. Foley attended Ladue High School, before graduating from Clayton High School. His ancestry is Northern European: English, German, Irish and Scottish.
Foley was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain for his role in Scream 3. Aside from acting, Foley directed one episode of Felicity (called "The Graduate"), one episode of Monk, called Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month, in season 3, and three episodes of Scandal. In addition, he had a starring role as Sergeant First Class Bob Brown in the CBS military drama The Unit, during its four-season run, and directed one episode. He guest-starred as a drug-addicted baseball pitcher on House. He also produced the sitcom A.U.S.A., on which he appeared.
Foley appeared in three episodes of ABC's comedy Cougar Town. He signed on to play a businessman being shown houses by the show's resident real estate agent, Jules, played by Courteney Cox, reuniting with her nine years after Scream 3. Foley and Cox's characters began dating, but it ended quickly.
After appearing on Shonda Rhimes' Grey's Anatomy, Foley appeared as a guest star on the second season of her hit show Scandal as Captain Jake Ballard. Later that year he was added as a regular to the cast.
Foley portrays the lead character in ABC's drama Whiskey Cavalier, which premiered on February 27, 2019.
Foley made his feature film writing and directing debut in 2013 with Let's Kill Ward's Wife. Foley's wife, Marika Domińczyk, and his brother-in-law Patrick Wilson star in the film, along with Donald Faison, Amy Acker and Nicollette Sheridan.
Foley became engaged to Polish-born actress Marika Dominczyk in 2006, and in June 2007, the two wed in a private ceremony in Hawaii. They have three children: daughter Malina and sons Keller and Konrad (b. November 13, 2014).
In episode 2 season 7 of the genealogy reality program Who Do You Think You Are?, it was revealed that Foley had an ancestor, Samuel Wardwell, who was a defendant in the Salem witch trials. Another ancestor, Simon Wardwell, was a member of then General George Washington's "Life Guard" during the Revolutionary War.
|2000||Scream 3||Roman Bridger|
|2000||Self Storage||Zack Griffey||Short film|
|2001||Stealing Time||Casey Shepard|
|2014||Let's Kill Ward's Wife||Tom Bradford||Also writer, director, and producer|
|2014||Mr Maple Leaf||Max Wexler||Short film|
|1995||Sweet Valley High||Zack||Episode: "Blunder Alley"|
|1997||Crowned and Dangerous||Matt||TV film|
|1997||Step by Step||Jeremy Beck||Episode: "A Star Is Born"|
|1998||Dawson's Creek||Cliff Elliot||5 episodes|
|1998||Someone to Love Me||Ian Hall||TV film|
|1998||Forever Love||David||TV film|
|1998–2002||Felicity||Noel Crane||84 episodes|
|1999||Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane||Montana Kennedy||2 episodes|
|2002||Girls Club||Wayne Henry||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2002–2009||Scrubs||Sean Kelly||12 episodes|
|2003||A.U.S.A.||Adam Sullivan||8 episodes|
|2004||Jack & Bobby||Lars Christopher||Episode: "Election Night"|
|2005||House||Hank Wiggen||Episode: "Sports Medicine"|
|2006||Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone||Clay Harding||TV film|
|2006–2009||The Unit||Bob Brown||69 episodes|
|2009||The Last Templar||Sean Daley||Miniseries|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Dalton Rindell||Episode: "Hammered"|
|2009–2010||Cougar Town||Jeff||4 episodes|
|2010||True Blue||Peter Callahan||TV film|
|2010||Open Books||Dylan||TV film|
|2010–2012||Grey's Anatomy||Henry Burton||15 episodes|
|2011||The Doctor||David||TV film|
|2011–2012||True Blood||Patrick Devins||10 episodes|
|2013||The Goodwin Games||Henry Goodwin||8 episodes|
|2013–2018||Scandal||Jake Ballard||100 episodes|
|2015–2016||Undateable||TV's Scott Foley||4 episodes|
|2016||Goldie & Bear||Prince Charming||2 episodes|
|2017||Insecure||Master Turnfellow||2 episodes|
|2017||Final Vision||Jeffrey MacDonald||TV Film|
|2019||Whiskey Cavalier||Will Chase||Lead role|
|2003||The Violet Hour||Denis McCleary||Biltmore Theatre, Broadway|
|2005||The Cherry Orchard||Peter Trofimov||Atlantic Theater Company, Off-Broadway|
|2014||The Country House||Michael Astor||Geffen Playhouse, Westwood|
- "Scott Foley". TVGuide.com. Archived from the original on September 13, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2014.
- "Acting Up". alivemag.com. Retrieved October 4, 2015.
- Natalie Abrams (October 30, 2009). "Scott Foley to Guest-Star on Cougar Town". TV Guide. Archived from the original on October 17, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
- Profile, tvline.com, January 15, 2013; accessed August 25, 2015.
- "'Scandal's' Scott Foley Directs Donald Faison in 'Ward's Wife'". eurweb.com. June 14, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
- "Why Jennifer Garner Wishes She Hadn't Married Scott Foley". InStyle.com. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
- "It's Official: Scott Foley Is Hitched". E! Online. Archived from the original on June 11, 2007.
- Webber, Stephanie (November 19, 2014). "Scott Foley's Wife Marika Dominczyk Gives Birth, Couple Welcomes Baby Boy Konrad Foley". Us Weekly. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
- "Who Do You Think You Are? Recap with Scott Foley: The Key to New England". Ancestry.com. April 10, 2016.