Scott Speedman - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 9, 2020

Scott Speedman
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Underworld, Felicity
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 1, 1975 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Robert Scott Speedman
Birth Place: Hammersmith, London, England
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Roy Speedman
Mother's Name: Mary Campbell
Siblings: 1

Tracey Speedman (older sister)

High School: Earl Haig Secondary School
University: University of Toronto, York University
Ethnicity: Scottish
Nationality: British, Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 12 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Scott Speedman?

Scott Speedman is an actor by profession and British, Canadian by profession. He is best known for his role in Felicity, Animal Kingdom, The Vow, as Michael Corvin in Underworld.

Scott Speedman in Animal Kingdom (Pinterest)

Scott Speedman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Scott Speedman’s birth took place on September 1, 1975, in Hammersmith, London, England. He was born as Robert Scott Speedman to mother Mary Campbell, a primary school teacher, and champion runner and father Roy Speedman, a department store buyer.

At the age of 4, he moved with his family to Toronto, Ontario. He is not the only child of his parents and has an older sibling, older sister Tracey Speedman. Tracey died from cancer on February 8, 2016.

Education, Ethnicity

Scott Speedman was educated at Earl Haig Secondary School and later attended University of Toronto and York University. Her ethnicity is Scottish.

Scott Speedman – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Scott Speedman is known to be a ladies man. He dated Gwyneth Paltrow from 1998 to 1999, Keri Russell from 1999 to 2001, Ashley Scott 2007 to 2008.

He is also known to have been in relationship Teresa Palmer from 2011 to 2012, Camille De Pazzis from 2012 to 2014 and a hook up with Kristen Wiig in 2014 and Heather Graham.

Scott Speedman, Keri Russell in May 2017 (people)

Although he has had a series of girlfriends in the last two decades, he is currently single, unmarried and sans wife, children. As he has never married, divorce is out of context.

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Scott Speedman – Career

Before Fame

While in school Speedman was a competitive swimmer and was a member of the Canadian Junior National Swim Team. He was placed ninth at the 1992 Olympic trials but due to a neck injury, he was forced to leave the sport.

After falling in love with acting, he studied acting at the University of Toronto and York University. In 1995 he landed a role in Canadian series Net Worth followed by several small TV roles. He appeared in Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995), Nancy Drew (1995), Giant Mine (1996), Every 9 Seconds (1997).

His breakthrough came in 1998 when he was cast as Ben Covington in the TV series Felicity. He played the character for a total of 84 episodes until 2002.

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Films and TV shows

His breakthrough role helped him land even more iconic characters. He portrayed Michael Corvin in the films Underworld (2003), Underworld: Evolution (2006), Underworld: Awakening (2012), Underworld: Blood Wars (2016).

Other roles include in XXX: State of the Union (2005), The Strangers (2008), Good Neighbours (2010), The Vow (2012), Grey's Anatomy (2018).

Scott Speedman is also well known for portraying XO Sam Kendal in Last Resort (2012-2013) and as Barry "Baz" Blackwell in Animal Kingdom (2016-2018).

Scott Speedman, Kate Beckinsale in Underworld: Evolution (IMDb)


In Underworld, Speedman has starred alongside Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Bill Nighy, Michael Sheen.

His Animal Kingdom co-stars include Christina Ochoa, Jake Weary, Ben Robson, Spencer Treat Clark, Ellen Barkin etc.

Scott Speedman – Awards, Nominations

He has been nominated for four Teen Choice Award, two Genie Awards and has won Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award – Male.

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Scott Speedman – Net Worth, Salary, Social Media

Scott Speedman’s net worth is estimated to be $3 Million but there have been no estimates on his annual salary.

Scott Speedman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Although Scott Speedman is a well known Hollywood star, he has chosen to keep his personal life private as much as possible. He is not active on social media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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