Almost every Hollywood movie junkie has probably heard of Scoot Mcnairy! He is an actor and producer who rose to fame in the 2010s! This Screen Actors Guild Awards winner has won hearts of many with his exceptional acting skills and diverse expressions! Here are some interesting facts about his life and career as an actor!
Scoot McNairy Profile/Introduction
John Marcus McNairy was given the nickname “Scoot” by his father, because he was an extremely active kid, who would scoot around the house all day!
|Birthname||John Marcus ‘Scoot’ McNairy|
|Profession||Actor and Film Producer|
|Famous for/as||Acting in various movies and TV shows|
Scoot McNairy Personal Life Info & More
Scoot was born on 11th November in Dallas, Texas and at the age of 18 he moved to Austin, for his higher studies. But soon after, he moved again to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
|Date of Birth/Birthday||11th November 1977|
|Age (as in 2022)||45 years|
|Birthplace||Dallas, Texas, United States of America|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Scorpio|
Scoot McNairy Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
Scoot McNairy’s edgy look landed him a lot of roles of strong, individualistic characters, with a mysterious air to them!
|Height (approx.)||1.78 m
|Weight (approx.)||170 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Scoot McNairy Family Members Names & Information
Born to Stewart Hall McNairy and Alicia Ann McNairy, Scoot had a loving family and they often spent holidays and weekends in their ranch in Paris, Texas!
|Father||Stewart Hall McNairy|
|Mother||Alicia Ann McNairy|
Scoot McNairy Marital Status & More
Scoot McNairy met Whitney Able when they were working together in the 2010 Gareth Edwards directed ‘Monsters’. They started dating and got married. They even have two kids together! However, they got separated in 2019.
|Wife/Spouse||Whitney Able (2010 – 2019)|
|Children’s||2 Children, name unknown|
Scoot McNairy Education Qualification, School & College
McNairy was never too interested in studies. From a young age, he had decided on following his passion for acting.
|Educational Qualification||High School Graduate|
|School||Lake Highlands High school|
|College/University||University of Texas, Austin|
Scoot McNairy Favourite Things/Like & Dislike
Scoot is definitely a fun loving person with great taste in music and food!
|Favourite Singers||Truth and Salvage Co.|
|Favourite Foods||Chinese Food|
|Hobbies||Fishing, Hunting and Watching Films|
Scoot McNairy Money Factor
Scoot is no ordinary actor! He won 6 esteemed awards and received as many as 12 nominations! So you can be assured his net worth is extraordinary too!
|Net Worth||$245 Million|
Scoot McNairy Biography & Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Scoot McNairy:
Scoot McNairy appeared in the famous TV series How I Met Your Mother (S2 ep 22 Something Blue) playing the role of a fast food worker.
Scoot also appeared in BookShorts film Jpods, but he was wrongly credited as Scoot McNally!
Scoot McNairy: Life Story
Who is Scoot McNairy?
John Marcus ‘Scoot’ McNairy, was born on 11th November 1977, in Dallas, Texas.
He came to Los Angeles in 2001 with the dream of making a name in the film industry!
And he definitely did. From landing roles in high profile movies to winning esteemed awards, Scoot McNairy has reached paramount success not only as an actor but also film producer.
He suffered from dyslexia as a child and was a dominantly visual learner. This is one of the reasons why he was attracted to the films and theater. All throughout his childhood, McNairy was a part of after school theater programmes.
His debut in the industry was with the role of Russell in ‘Wrong Numbers’. After this, he moved to LA to study cinematography, but soon realised his true passion of being in front of a camera and not behind it. Thus, he dropped out of college and starting doing odd jobs on film sets. From set construction to acting as extras, he tried it all, because, no matter the role, his only wish was being on set!
He started landing minor roles in movies like Wonderland in 2003, Herbie Fully Loaded (2005) and more.
Rise to fame:
After working steadily throughout the 2000s, he started working in high profile projects in the 2010s. Movies like Gone Girl, Agro, Monsters, and the the highly acclaimed 12 Years a Slave, all added new feathers to McNairy’s hat!
His works for Television:
His role in the AMC series ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ (2014-2017) helped him gain a name in the world of Television!
His role in Godless (2017) and the Netflix series Narcos: Mexico in 2018.
His portrayal of a troubled father in the third season of HBO’s True Detective, continued to fuel his ever growing fame.
Recent and future projects:
His work with Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox, Taurus (2022), gained international popularity and premiered in the Berlin Film Festival.
After working together with Andrew Dominik in 2012 for Killing them Softy, they reunited a decade later in Blonde, a movie depicting Marilyn Monroe’s life.
Besides starring in a Joseph McArthy biopic, he has also joined the star studded cast of psychological thriller Brightwater beside Emily Browning and Jack Reynor. The Line, Fairyland and Nightbitch are some of his other upcoming projects.
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