29 December 1976, Reno, Nevada, USA
Jason-Shane Scott was born in Los Angeles and moved to Reno, Nevada at the age of two. Jason's mother wanted to name him Jason but his father had adamantly always dreamed his son being named Shane after the classic film of the same name. They compromised, thus leading to Jason-Shane's hyphened first name. The youngest of two children, his...
Jason-Shane Scott was born in Los Angeles and moved to Reno, Nevada at the age of two. Jason's mother wanted to name him Jason but his father had adamantly always dreamed his son being named Shane after the classic film of the same name. They compromised, thus leading to Jason-Shane's hyphened first name. The youngest of two children, his parents divorced and his father moved back to Los Angeles. Jason would often visit his dad,a school teacher,where he first got a glimpse at the entertainment industry. Jason was very athletic during his school years and his prowess in football gained him several college scholarship offers out of High School. During his playing days Jason set and still owns three Nevada State records. After leading his school to the State Championship and graduating from Wooster High School, Jason couldn't shake the acting bug and decided to forgo college and moved to Los Angeles to begin his career. He briefly tested the modeling world and found great success spending several months touring Europe and many other countries working for such designers as Armani, Gucci, and Missoni before returning and fully dedicating his time to his acting career and studies. It didn't take long for Jason to find success as he quickly garnered small roles in films and in 1998 starred alongside Sean Hayes in the Sundance hit and critically acclaimed Billys Hollywood Screen Kiss. 1998 was a big year for Jason as he also landed a contract role on the daytime series One Life to Live, where he appeared from 1998-2007. In the time since Jason starred int the Sony Studios released STARSHIP TROOPERS 2 and has etched out quite a name for himself in the quality indie film world appearing in many films including another sun-dance hit, The Dying Gaul with Peter Sarsgard, the groundbreaking and festival hit Latter Days alongside Joseph Gordon Levitt, and in cult followed films like Return of the Killer shrews based the 1952 original as the only film to make a sequel over 50 years later, while also appearing in theatrically released gems as SUCH GOOD PEOPLE, DIRTY DEEDS, RED SKY, and DEADLAND Jason also has many television appearances in some of the most recognizable shows on TV including CSI, SCRUBS, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, GREYS ANATOMY, ANGER MANAGEMENT. He also starred in the Lifetime hit movies Walking the Halls and All I want for Christmas. 2015 has been a busy year for Jason has he has starred in three films. The made for television thrillers The Wrong Roommate and Accidental Switch, along with the military action film, Sniper:Special Ops. Jason-Shane has etched out quite a lasting career in the TV and film industry and is recognized as a capable and reliable true leading man as he has matched skills on screen with over a dozen Academy, Golden Globe, and Emmy nominated or winning fellow actors while continuing to add to his credits. In addition to acting, Jason also is and established screenwriter, comedian, and inventor, owning the right to several patented products. Jason also is in an exclusive IQ club of over 160, which is considered genius level. Jason resides in Los Angeles.
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