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Scott Foley
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Biographical Information
Date of Birth: July 15, 1972
Birth Place: Kansas City, Kansas
Full Name: Scott Kellerman Foley
Hair color: Dark Brown
  • Malina (daughter)
  • Keller (son)
  • Unborn Baby
Appearance Information
Portrays: Jake Ballard
First appearance: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Scott Foley - born July 15, 1972 in Kansas City, Kansas - is an American television and film actor who portrays Jake Ballard on ABC's Scandal. Scott was promoted to series regular for season three. [1]

Personal Background

His mother passed away when he was 15-years-old, which changed his relationship with his father; they were closer before her death. He attended the Red Arrow Summer Camp for boys in 1989.

He has two younger brothers, approximately two years apart in age; one is fellow actor Sean Foley. Scott has lived all over the world including Tokyo, Japan for four-and-a-half years, and Sydney, Australia for three years. He graduated from high school in St. Louis, Missouri.

Scott married his current wife Marika Dominczyk on June 5, 2007; together they have two children. He was previously married to Jennifer Garner from October 19, 2000 to March 30, 2004; they met on the set of Felicity (1998).

Career Background

Scott is best known for his role as Noel Crane on the television series Felicity (1998) as well as his role as Bob Brown on The Unit (2006) and in the film Scream 3. Aside from acting he also directs.

TV Recurring Roles

TV Show Character No. of Episodes Year(s)
True Blood Patrick Devins 10 2011-2012
Grey’s Anatomy Henry Burton 15 2010-2012
Cougar Town Jeff 4 2009-2010
The Unit Bob Brown 69 2006-2009
Scrubs Sean Kelly 12 2002-2009
A.U.S.A. Adam Sullivan 8 2003
Felicity Noel Crane 84 1998-2002
Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane Montana Kennedy 2 1999
Dawson’s Creek Cliff Elliot 5 1998

TV Guest Roles

TV Show Character Episode Year
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dalton Rindell Hammered 2009
House M.D. Hank Wiggen Sports Medicine 2005
Jack & Bobby'' Lars Christopher Election Night 2004


Title Character Year Type
The Doctor David 2011 TV Movie
Open Books Dylan 2010 TV Movie
The Last Templar Sean Daley 2009 TV Mini-Series
Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowston Clay Harding 2006 TV Movie
Below Coors 2002 Motion Picture
Rennie’s Landing Casey Shepard 2001 Motion Picture
Scream 3 Roman Bridger 2000 Motion Picture
Forever Love David 1998 TV Movie
Someone to Love Me Ian Hall 1998 TV Movie


  • He use to work at Mrs. Fields Cookies; he was so broke at the time that he pretty much lived off of left over cookies.
  • He speaks Japanese fluently.
  • He was originally cast as Ben, but the producers could not find anyone to play Noel, so they asked him to take that role while they found a different actor for Ben.
  • He was suppose to be a series regular on Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (1999), but after the success of Felicity he was only available for guest appearances.
  • Brother-in-law of Dagmara Dominczyk, Veronika Dominczyk and Patrick Wilson.
  • Nominated for a Teen Choice Award (film) as Choice Sleazebag for his role in Scream 3.


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Scott Foley on Lightening the Mood at Scandal02:42

Scott Foley on Lightening the Mood at Scandal

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