THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
ADAM SCOTT (Ted Hendricks) has crafted a truly diverse and
distinguished career. Though he began primarily as a dramatic actor, he has
displayed great versatility and depth and built an equally impressive comedy
resume. No matter the medium, film, television and theatre, Scott continues to
earn rave reviews.
Scott stars in NBC's Emmy nominated comedy Parks and Recreation opposite of
Amy Poehler, which is now in its fifth season. Scott joined the cast as a series
regular last season, though he appeared in two episodes of the second season. As
part of his casting on the show he sealed a first look production deal with NBC
On the big screen Scott was seen in the romantic comedy Friends with Kids,
which he stars in opposite of Jon Hamm and Kristen Wiig. The film revolves
around a couple who see the toll having a kid has taken on their friends, so
they decide to have a baby and to maintain an open relationship. Jennifer
Westfeldt and Megan Fox round out the cast.
Recent films include See Girl Run for producer David Gordon Green,
Paramount's The Guilt Trip, starring Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand and
Bachelorette opposite Kristen Dunst, Isla Fisher and Lizzy Caplan. He also
completed the indie comedy A.C.O.D., which Scott toplines as a man trying to get
his folks together once more and keep it together after his brother unexpectedly
decides to get married.
Scott also was seen starring in the Starz original series Party Down. Scott
plays 'Henry,' who has re-joined a catering team after an 8-year attempt, and
ultimate failure, at an acting career. Scott also produced Party Down alongside
Executive Producers Paul Rudd, Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge and John Enbom. He also
can be seen recurring on the HBO comedy series Eastbound & Down opposite Danny
Scott was seen in Our Idiot Brother opposite of Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks
and Zooey Deschanel. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011.
Scott previously starred in The Vicious Kind, a dramedy about a man who becomes
obsessed with the girlfriend that his brother brings home for Thanksgiving.
Executive produced by Neil Labute, the film premiered at the Sundance Film
Festival. Scott was lauded for his performance as 'Caleb' and was nominated for
Best Actor at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2010. He also won Best
Performance at the 2009 Sidewalk Film Festival and Best Actor at the 2009
Strasbourg Film Festival.
Scott also starred alongside Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in the
blockbuster comedy Step Brothers for Columbia Pictures. Scott also starred in
Passenger Side, a road movie that never leaves Los Angeles, with Joel
Bissonnette and Robin Tunney, in which he serves as an Executive Producer. The
film premiered to rave reviews at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Toronto
He has portrayed Johnny Meyer, Howard Hughes' press agent, in Miramax's
Oscar-winning film The Aviator, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett,
John C. Reilly and Alec Baldwin for legendary director Martin Scorsese. He was
seen in August, a drama that was featured at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. He
appeared in Lovely, Still with Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, and Elizabeth
Banks. The film premiered at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival and was released
last year. Additional film credits include The Weinstein Company's horror film
Piranha 3D, which was directed by the acclaimed director Alex Aja, the romantic
comedy Leap Year opposite of Amy Adams, the blockbuster comedy Knocked Up,
directed by Judd Apatow, as well as The Great Buck Howard, opposite John
Malkovich, Colin Hanks and Tom Hanks, as well as Art School Confidential,
directed by acclaimed filmmaker Terry Zwigoff. Scott also starred as 'Palek' in
the critically acclaimed HBO series Tell Me You Love Me.
Scott currently resides in Los Angeles.
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