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Scoot McNairy

Scoot McNairy

Birthday: 11 November 1977, Dallas, Texas, USA
Birth Name: John Marcus Mcnairy
Height: 174 cm

During the early 2000s, actor Scoot McNairy quickly came to specialize in portrayals of colorful and individualistic young men with a slightly rebellious edge. McNairy began during the early to mid-20 ...Show more

Scoot McNairy
[performing Jesse in 'Touchy Feely'] I think I'm incredibly distanced from a character like that. I' Show more [performing Jesse in 'Touchy Feely'] I think I'm incredibly distanced from a character like that. I'm not somebody who's thirty or thirty-one and lost. I'm very specific in what I want in my life, and I'm going after it, whereas Jesse is more like, 'Whatever happens happens. Who cares?'. I personally have never felt that way. Hide
[on the prospect of stardom] I'm really not thinking too much about that. I'm trying to take good sc Show more [on the prospect of stardom] I'm really not thinking too much about that. I'm trying to take good scripts with good stories, and figure out where I fit into those stories. Whether I want to stick around with character roles or be a leading man isn't clear. Leading roles are something that I think is around the corner for me, but financing is always a very important aspect. I don't know if my name is valuable enough at this point that people are going to put $20 million on a film with me as the lead. Hide
[on playing Frankie in 'Killing Them Softly'] The accent was something I sort of made up. My own tak Show more [on playing Frankie in 'Killing Them Softly'] The accent was something I sort of made up. My own take on a Boston accent I guess. I worked really hard on that character, probably more so than I've worked on some other ones, and maybe that was because I felt there was a lot more riding on it. Hide
I've been asked, 'What was your big break?' I don't feel like I've had a big break. It's been a slow Show more I've been asked, 'What was your big break?' I don't feel like I've had a big break. It's been a slow, slow break. I want my career to grow gradually. There's still so much for me to learn. I'm just trying to take these opportunities to get better at what I'm doing. Hide
Scoot McNairy's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (48)
Scoot McNairy Scoot McNairy'S roles
Jeff Dennon
Jeff Dennon

Augie
Augie

Joe Stafford
Joe Stafford

Brown
Brown

Dan
Dan

Tommy
Tommy

Noel Liftin
Noel Liftin

Don
Don

Maurice LeFay
Maurice LeFay

Tom Bowen
Tom Bowen

Wallace Keefe
Wallace Keefe

Gordon Clark
Gordon Clark

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