Trivia He was considered to be the next James Bond after Pierce Brosnan left the series.
Drew Barrymore called him "masculine and magical" after working with him on "Ever After."
He was cast as Wolverine in "X-Men" (2000), but had to leave due to a schedule conflict with "Mission: Impossible II" (2000).
Was nominated for GQ's "Most Alluring Man" of 2001.
He attended Auchmuty High School, Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland.
Real full name is "Stephen Dougray Scott." Dougray was born Stephen Scott, but the name had already been registered at Equity, so he took his French grandmother's surname (also his middle name).
He was the 1989 "Most Promising Drama Student" Award from the Welsh College of Music & Drama.
His favorite football clubs are Hibernian and Celtic, the Scotish teams with strong Irish roots.
He is the father of twins, a boy and a girl (Gabriel and Eden), born early in 1998.
In 2000, he signed up to play the villain in "Mission: Impossible II" after being hand-picked by star Tom Cruise.
Dougray Scott Quotes
(When asked to define his career): "I do what I feel is right at the time. Opportunities come along and I take them or I don't. I feel happy about what I'm doing, and I work instinctively. I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, "Map of Love," with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script."
(On his role in Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)): "I had never worn a codpiece before and I don't think I ever will again."
"I read all the books on Fairfax in the British Library, did a lot of horse riding and studied military tactics of the time, finding out that he actually laid his rose garden out in strategic formations! But Method acting is a label I don't really understand, because there's a method to everybody's acting. In terms of jumping into a character's skin, I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible to bring me closer to them. All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve."
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