George C. Scott Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

George C. Scott Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth October 18, 1927
Zodiac Sign Libra
Date of Death September 22, 1999

George C. Scott was an American actor, stage artist, voice actor, director, and producer who gained popularity with roles like playing Claude Dancer in Anatomy of a Murder, Herbert Bock in The Hospital, Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Lt. Kinderman in The Exorcist III, and General George S. Patton in Patton, a role that earned him the Academy Award for “Best Actor”. However, he refused the award on philosophical grounds as he believed that every dramatic performance was unique and could not be compared to others. With that, he became the first actor to refuse the award.

Born Name

George Campbell Scott

Other Names

George C. Scott, G.C.

George C. Scott as seen in a publicity still for the film 'The Hustler' (1961)George C. Scott as seen in a publicity still for the film ‘The Hustler’ (1961) (Unknown Photographer / eBay / Public Domain)


He was born on October 18, 1927.


On September 22, 1999, he died of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at the age of 71 in Westlake Village, California, United States.

Resting Place

Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery,  Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Wise, Virginia, United States


He resided in Malibu, California, United States.





George C. Scott studied at Redford High School. He later attended the University of Missouri on the G.I. Bill and majored in journalism.


Actor, Stage Artist, Voice Actor, Director, Producer


  • Father – George Dewey Scott (1902-1988) (Executive at Buick)
  • Mother – Helena Agnes (née Slemp) (1904-1935)
  • Siblings – He had an older sibling.
  • Others – William Henderson/Henry Scott (Paternal Grandfather), Hettie McPeak/McPeek (Paternal Grandmother), Campbell Slemp (Maternal Grandfather) (Local Jurist), Martha Helen Baker (Maternal Grandmother)

Net Worth

According to, his net worth was $25 Million.



George C. Scott and Geraldine Page in a publicity still for 'People Kill People Sometimes' in 1959George C. Scott and Geraldine Page in a publicity still for ‘People Kill People Sometimes’ in 1959 (NBC TV / eBay / Public Domain)


6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

George C. Scott had dated –

  • Carolyn Hughes (1951-1955)​ – He was married to his first wife Carolyn Hughes from 1951 to 1955 and they had a daughter named Victoria Scott (b. December 19, 1952).
  • Karen Truesdell (1953-1954) – Scott had an affair with Karen Truesdell between 1953 and 1954. On August 21, 1954, she gave birth to their daughter Michelle Scott.
  • Patricia Reed (1955-1960)​ – In 1955, he married Patricia Reed and they had 2 children – son Matthew Scott (b. May 27, 1957) and daughter Devon Scott (b. November 29, 1958). The couple divorced in 1960.
  • Colleen Dewhurst (1960-1965)​ (1967-1972)​ – Scott married Canadian actor Colleen Dewhurst in 1960 and they had 2 sons – writer Alexander Scott (b. August 1960) and actor Campbell Scott (b. July 19, 1961). The marriage ended in divorce in 1965. The duo remarried on July 4, 1967, only to again get divorced on February 2, 1972.
  • Trish Van Devere (1972-1999) – He married actor Trish Van Devere in 1972 and they remained together until his death in 1999. The duo appeared together in many films like The Last Run (1971) and The Changeling (1980). Scott also adopted her nephew, George Dressell.
  • Race / Ethnicity


    He was of English, German, Irish, and Scottish descent.

    Hair Color

    Salt and Pepper

    Eye Color


    Sexual Orientation


    Distinctive Features

    Distinctive raspy voice

    Brand Endorsements

    He was cast in TV commercials for –

    • Renault Alliance automobile (1986)
    • Endorsing Republican Sen. Lowell Weicker’s re-election (1988)
    • HBO (1998)

    He did a radio commercial for US Postal Service “Postal Notes” in 1995.

    George C. Scott as seen on-stage as Richard III in 1958George C. Scott as seen on-stage as Richard III in 1958 (Theatre World / eBay / Public Domain)

    George C. Scott Favorite Things

    • Author – F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • One Of His Favorite Film Roles – Playing General Buck Turgidson in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

    SourceWikipedia, IMDb

    George C. Scott Facts

  • His mother passed away just before his 8th birthday and he grew up under the care of his father.
  • Originally, he wanted to become an author. While at Redford High School, he wrote many short stories but none of them was published. He also tried writing a novel but could never complete one to his own satisfaction.
  • He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after high school and served from 1945 to 1949. He got assigned to 8th and I Barracks in Washington, D.C., and primarily served as honor guard at military funerals at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Featured Image by Unknown Photographer / eBay / Public Domain

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