Scott Michael Foster
was born March 4, 1985 at Central Dupage Hospital located in Winfield Illinois but grew up in Flower Mound, Texas. His interest in the craft of acting started during his elementary days. In high school, he explored and honed his talent by joining a theatre group. He graduated from Edward S. Marcus High School in 2003 and enrolled in Quad C Theater program at the Collin County Community College in Plano. Foster didn't finish school as he turned his attention to pursuing a career in acting.
He moved to Los Angeles, California and eventually landed roles on commercials and voice-acting. He played Billy in the 2005 drama film The Horrible Flowers, which was directed and written by Eric Tretbar. In 2007, he bagged the lead role on Teenage Dirtbag and was cast as Thayer. The movie revolves around the love story between a popular high school girl named Amber and a delinquent boy named Thayer. Amber was initially mad at Thayer for harassing her but they bonded in a creative writing class. The magic of words brought them together but social pressures on the girl's side and brutal home life on the boy's side kept them away. On the same year, Foster made TV appearances on shows Greek
, The Game
and Women's Murder Club
. On Greek, he was given the role of Cappie, a frat boy trying his best to win back his ex-girlfriend who is now in a relationship with someone from the rival fraternity. On The Game, he was cast as Brandon, brother of Kelly Pitts, a character played by Brittany Daniel
. On Women's Murder Club, he was seen on the episode entitled “Blind Dates and Bleeding Hearts.”Scott Michael Foster
is also vocalist for the band called Siren's Eye.
Jed Berland is played by Scott Michael Foster on NBC's Quarterlife
. The show is an adaptation of an online series and social network with the same title. It centers on the lives of six twenty-something artists as they come of age. Fresh out of film school, Jed tries his luck in being a filmmaker. He lives next door to the girls and is a business partner and a roommate to Danny.
(Photo courtesy of NBC)