Scot Cooper

Scot Cooper

www.scotcooper.com

Actor in Los Angeles, California

About Scot

Scot Cooper a blue eyed South African born actor of film, TV, & stage. A leading man with a great balance of American & English charm.

Scot Cooper co-starred in the hit series 'Homeland' season 4, guest starred in the BBC series 'Jamillah and Aladdin', the multi award winning film 'The World Unseen' which premiered at TIFF, with leading roles in the South African feature films 'Girl from Nowhere', and 'Reconnect'. He also has a supporting role in the franchise movie 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure currently in theaters. Scot has also won awards for his work, including Best Actor at the Cape Town 48hr Film Festival in 2013 & 2015.

A passion for film, and also theatre where he has received critical praise for his performance as Mr Darcy in 'Pride And Prejudice', the acclaimed American play 'Tape' by Stephen Belber, and his one man play 'Henry And The Sand' which he also wrote, and premiered at the world's 2nd largest theatre festival, the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

Of English, Irish, Swedish, Welsh, & German ancestry. Scot has trained under world renowned Meisner teacher William Esper at the Esper Studio in New York. Also under critically acclaimed South African actress Aletta Bezuidenhout, and has a BA from the South African School Of Motion Picture And Live Performance (AFDA).

Scot Cooper has also appeared in over 60 TV commercials, which have aired in countries such as the USA, France, Australia, Russia, Canada, Germany, Ireland and many others. Brands include BMW, Pepsi, Toro, Coors Light, Johnsons, Sargento, Advantix, Fererro Rocher, Go Compare, & Chase.

Scot is based in Los Angeles


Name: Scot Cooper

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: www.scotcooper.com

Occupation: Actor

Unique traits: Blue eyes

Credits

  • Girl from Nowhere

    Girl from Nowhere (2017)
    Film (Thriller) Lead Girl from Nowhere is an indie suspense drama set in South Africa's Cederberg region. A Cape Town couple, Katherine and Hugh, are headed to their mountain getaway, when they pick up a young woman hitchhiker, Liza, who carries a gun and may or may not be the devil herself.

  • Spelonk

    Spelonk (2017)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Supporting Meet Dante, a bounty hunter marked for death by his former allies at the Cape Military Frontier, carrying with him the weight of a mysterious past and secrets of a darker future to come Welcome to a world undone. The Earth we once knew is gone, destroyed by the greed and carelessness of man. Written by Desmond Denton

  • Reconnect

    Reconnect (2015 - 2016)
    Film by Eternal Films (Family) Lead A South African feature film. Two friends discover artificial intelligence on an old mainframe in an abandoned warehouse and complications arise when they try to lend a hand.

  • Jamillah and Aladdin

    Jamillah and Aladdin (2016)
    Television by BBC (Adventure and Fantasy) Guest star

  • Homeland

    Homeland (2016)
    Television by Showtime (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Co-star Carrie Mathison, a CIA operations officer, is on probation after carrying out an unauthorized operation in Iraq. As a result, she has been reassigned to the Counter terrorism center. Whilst in Iraq, she was warned that an American prisoner had been turned by Al-Qaeda. When Nicholas Brody, a U.S. Marine Sergeant, is rescued after being held hostage since 2003, she suspects that he is the one. While Brody is received home as a war hero, Carrie goes to any lengths necessary to catch him out. Written by Kad

  • A Case of the Shanks

    A Case of the Shanks (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Momentum

    Momentum (2015)
    Film by Stephen Campanelli (Action, Crime and Thriller) Principal Alex, a mysterious thief, is pulled in by her former partner for one last heist. She quickly finds it was never just about the diamonds. A brutal murder sparks a cat and mouse chase between Alex and a master assassin. Now she must uncover the lies behind the heist and discover the secrets behind the men who have made her a target. Written by Momentum Production

  • Unspoken

    Unspoken (2014)
    Film (Short and Musical) Actor A young mother finds solace in writing the words she cannot bring herself to say about the loss of her child.

  • The Trail

    The Trail (2014)
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  • Onder die Tafel

    Onder die Tafel (2014)
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  • Bordering on Bad Behavior

    Bordering on Bad Behavior (2014)
    Film (Action, Comedy, Drama and War) Actor Bordering on Bad Behavior is a politically incorrect comedy that entertains and enthralls the viewer into a strategic moment in history where wrong is right and right is wrong, and ultimately answers that age-old question: Is blood really thicker than water? And, if war kills, can weed heal! Written by Anonymous

  • Skywatch: The Duster of Doom

    Skywatch: The Duster of Doom (2014)
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  • Four Nights at the Phoenix

    Four Nights at the Phoenix (2013)
    Film (Drama) Actor Two jaded sex workers take time off their work and stay at an inn. The caretaker there works on his novel when he is not serving the guests. Things become unusual when a mysterious man commits suicide at the inn.

  • Five Minutes Till Noon

    Five Minutes Till Noon (2013)
    Film (Short, Crime and Western) Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Fallen (Extended)

    The Fallen (Extended) (2012)
    Extende (Short, Drama, History and War) Actor In 1939 the world was thrown into yet another World War. A war that would rage for 5 years and would costs millions of men and women their lives. South Africa was not excluded. South Africa committed 240,000 men to the war efforts. The Fallen is a deeply moving film that pays tribute to those men that sacrificed their lives and to the families who were left behind. The Fallen tells the story of two life long friends who dreamt of war as children and learned that the reality was a nightmare as men. Written by Anonymous

  • Mankind the Story of All of Us

    Mankind the Story of All of Us (2012)
    Television (Documentary and History) Actor Follow-up to America: The Story of Us (2010). Mankind embraces a groundbreaking way of telling this epic human story. Drawing on a growing global interest in a revelatory field of history, now adopted by universities across the globe. 'Big history' focuses on the forces of nature to show how mankind's path is guided by events that stretch back, not hundreds, but thousands of millions of years. How the power of science, from geology and astronomy, to physics and biology combined to shape our shared human journey. Revealing astounding global connections and an astonishing interconnected story, this is history without limits, free from boundaries and politics. Our story, like it's never been told before. Written by History Channel

  • The Great British Story: A People's History

    The Great British Story: A People's History (2012)
    Television (Documentary) Actor Series looking at history through the eyes of ordinary people. Rulers and royals, lords and ladies have all had their say down the centuries, what were the last 1,600 years like for everyday Britons?

  • Pieces

    Pieces (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Based on a chapter of the novel 'Lullaby' by Chuck Palahniuk. In a cramped apartment, a man hangs suspended between bitterness of losses and the numbness of his solitude. Having lost his family tragically, Carl tries to relinquish the world's every day attempts to have him abandon the memory of his past, by assembling an obsessive tribute to his former life and departed family. Surrounding himself with pieces from his past, It's Carl's tragedy that isolates him. Written by Anon

  • The Final Verdict

    The Final Verdict (2011)
    Television (Drama) Actor The Final Verdict is a 26 part television program produced as a partnership between the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). It is produced in the form of a drama to enhance its informative and entertainment potential. This show is based on real cases which have already been finalized through the normal court process. It is a re-enactment of those concluded cases ranging from small claims to equality and labor cases. It is envisaged that through the re-enactment of such cases, viewers will better understand the various pieces of legislation that protect their rights, court processes, and the value chain of the Criminal Justice System. Written by Anon.

  • Canadian Dream

    Canadian Dream (2011)
    Film (Drama) Actor When Amar immigrated to Canada, he brought with him his many hopes and dreams for the future. But little does he know that his future is to bring an unexpected change. After Amar is kicked out by his wife, he discovers a new family in the dark world of the mafia. After the sudden death of the gangs notorious leader Khan, Amar quickly moves in and takes over to create a new version of the Canadian dream. Written by Sunny Sidhu

  • Get Out Alive

    Get Out Alive (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Actor 'Get Out Alive' features the true stories of people who have been forced to confront their own mortality. This is not about battling nature - these are gripping cat-and-mouse tales about being hunted by an enemy intent on destruction or incarceration. Show depicts some of the most intense situations imaginable, including encounters with Somali pirates, Taliban kidnap squads, Iraqi insurgents and South American narco-terrorists. Viewers will witness how each person adapted to the trauma of their situation and what it took for them to get out alive. Written by Anonymous

  • Far Cry

    Far Cry (2008)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Actor Jack Carver, a German ex-special forces soldier turned boatman, is hired by Valerie Cardinal, a journalist, to take her to a nearby island where her uncle Max works in a top-secret research facility, smuggling information out. However, the facility's director and evil mastermind Dr. Krieger is actually creating genetically modified super-soldiers with no intelligence, and Uncle Max and Val are taken by Krieger's mercenaries. It's now only up to Jack and his trusty handgun to save them and defeat Krieger's evil minions. Written by Lumos

  • Disgrace

    Disgrace (2008)
    Film (Drama) Actor Cape Town professor David Lurie blatantly refuses to defend himself for an affair with a colored student whom he gave a passing grade for an exam she didn't even attend. Dismissed, he moves to his daughter Lucy's farm, which she runs under most disadvantaged terms, favoring the black locals. Yet rowdies, unprovoked, violently rob and abuse them both. Lucy refuses to fight back, unlike David, who is surprised by his own altruistic potential. Written by KGF Vissers

  • 1968 Tunnel Rats

    1968 Tunnel Rats (2008)
    Film (Action, Drama and War) Actor During the Vietnam War the U.S. Army brass decides to create a special unit called the Tunnel Rats. Their main mission is to clean-up the Viet-Cong network of tunnels found in the Cu-Chi district outside the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon.The tunnels have become a major nuisance for the U.S. Forces stationed around and inside Saigon. From these tunnels the Viet-Cong can launch devastating and unexpected attacks on any nearby American base as well as on Saigon itself. After the attacks the Viet-Cong forces disappear into the extensive network of tunnels as fast as they appeared, leaving the pursuing Americans empty-handed. The first Tunnel Rats units arrive in the Cu-Chi district in 1968 and they are special-trained to fight hand-to-hand combats underground. They can only rely on a flashlight, a knife and a pistol to try to flush the enemy out. The tunnels, varying in size and length, are booby-trapped with mines and grenades, punji sticks, tripwires, poisonous snakes and enemy ... Written by nufs68

  • Smallville

    Smallville (2008)
    Television (Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor The numerous miraculous rescues by the local wonder boy Clark have aroused suspicions amongst colonials of Smallville. Interestingly, the boy has managed to downplay his acts of various heroic egresses in the past. They say he's either too fast or has a penchant for finding trouble. He was found by Martha and Jonathan Kent on the day of the Meteor Shower, and subsequently adopted. Clark's friend Lex Luthor, the only heir of Luthorcorp, has been secretly investigating grounds for Clark's outlandish valor. However, on the face of it, Clark just seems a normal boy who's slightly more secretive than usual. Written by Abhinav Madaan

  • The World Unseen

    The World Unseen (2007)
    Film (Drama) Actor A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.

  • Verliebte Jungs

    Verliebte Jungs (2001)
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Awards

  • Best Actor 48hr Film Festival Cape Town
    (2015)

  • Best Actor 48hr Film Festival Cape Town
    (2013)

  • Best Ensemble Golden Horn Awards
    (2009)

Education

  • Esper Studio (New York)

  • The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (Bachelor Degree)

  • The Screen Actors Studio (Cape Town)

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