Scott Patterson is well known from his seven-season role as diner owner ‘Luke Danes’ in the hit series GILMORE GIRLS, in addition to the revival series GILMORES GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE, that is currently streaming on NETFLIX.
Scott has appeared on SEINFELD (as the ‘Sponge-worthy guy’), WILL & GRACE, IT’S LIKE, YOU KNOW, FIRED UP, 90210 and CSI: MIAMI. He was also the co-male lead in NBC’s event series THE EVENT and was a series regular in ALIENS IN AMERICA. Scott guest starred on ARLI$$ and GET REAL as well as voiced the character of ‘Lieutenant Farraday’ in the 2004 animated series JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED from Warner Bros. Animation.
Scott starred as ‘Agent Peter Strahm’ in SAW IV and SAW V. More of his films include HER BEST MOVE, LITTLE BIG LEAGUE, THREE WISHES, HIGHWAY 395 and RHAPSODY IN BLOOM among others. He is set to appear in the upcoming films THE ROGUE, horror sci-fi LIBERTY alongside Tobin Bell and drama THE SONS OF SUMMER.
Scott spent 7 years, from 1980 to 1986, as a professional pitcher in minor league baseball, topping out at the Triple-A level. He played in two major league farm systems for seven different minor league teams and was selected to four All-Star Teams. He was placed on the New York Yankees Major League Roster in 1983. In the winter of 1985–86 he was selected by the Texas Rangers of the American League in the Rule 5 draft and placed on their Major League Roster. In 1981 Patterson opened the season by winning 13 consecutive games as a starting pitcher. He played his first pro season with the Class A Anderson Braves in 1980, and his last with the New York Yankees’ Double-A Albany- Colonie Yankees and Triple-A Columbus Clippers in 1986.
Patterson was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in South Jersey. He attended Rutgers University and pursued a degree in comparative literature. He studied acting in New York with renowned coaches Robert Lewis and Sondra Lee. Scott, along with his wife and son, reside in Los Angeles, CA. An avid photographer, Patterson’s abstract photographs are starting to be acquired by some very prestigious private collections managers. His influences run the gamut from Cartier-Bresson to Newton to May Ray to Warhol. A lover of Blues Guitar, Patterson has written over 300 songs and has in his collection a 1962 Fender Stratocaster and a 1958 Gibson Les Paul, among many others. Patterson has also been working on his first novel for the past ten years and hopes to complete it by the time the sun burns out.