Adam Scott is an American actor who was born on April 3, 1973 in Santa Cruz, California. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he went on to work in a number of films and television series. Among the shows he's acted in are Law and Order
, Veronica Mars
, and CSI: Miami
. He has also had roles in movies such as Knocked Up
, and The Aviator.
Adam Scott is best known for appearing as a member of the cast in the HBO television drama series Tell Me You Love Me
. His character is that of Palek, a man in his mid-30s who is married to Carolyn, and they both desperately want to have children. But despite their best efforts together, Carolyn is unable to conceive, and it begins to put a strain on their relationship. The two of them seek help and advice from sexual health guru and relationship therapist May Foster, who tries to help them come to terms with their inability to have children.
Scott is also known for playing a role alongside Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in the 2008 comedy film Step Brothers
. But his early career was marked by small roles such as those in Cityscrapes: Los Angeles
, Dead at 21
, Out of Order
, and ER
. From 1994 to 1995, he became known for portraying the character Griffin ‘Griff’ Hawkins in Boy Meets World
. He then took on the role of Sydney Schneider in Murder One
, before appearing on an episode of NYPD Blue
. He was cast in a number of films during the late 1990s, some of them being The Last Days of Frankie the Fly
, The Lesser Evil
, and 1996’s Star Trek: First Contact
. He was also known for playing the recurring character Josh Macon in Party of Five
, and Philip the Cofee Boy in Wasteland.
Gaining more fame in the year 2000 onwards, Scott was cast in shows like Glory Days and Six Feet Under, as well as films like Ronnie and High Crimes. He was also seen in /i>The Great Buck Howard, and The Vicious Kind, before he signed on for roles in Trust Me and Party Down.
From 2010 to 2015, Scott played Ben Wyatt on Parks and Recreation. In 2017, he was cast on Big Little Lies, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later and Ghosted.