Scott McCord is a versatile actor known for his boundless character work, in a career that has spanned over three decades in theatre, film, television, radio and animation. He is a Lifetime Member of The Actors Studio. Born and raised in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, he spent his early years performing and competing in classical piano, under the tutelage of his mother. His professional acting career began at 17 playing Matt in a local summer stock production of "The Fantasticks". He spent the next two years touring a sketch-comedy revue with Second City alumni. After studying theatre at Toronto's Ryerson University, recording and touring both Canada and the U.S. fronting various rock bands, his foray into Toronto's independent theatre scene began. He appeared in productions by George F. Walker, Daniel MacIvor, Sky Gilbert and Fab Filippo. He was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore award (Best Actor in an Independent Production) for The Qualities Of Zero. He was also co-creating new, innovative work with the Toronto physical theatre company Parallel Exit.Scott has appeared in the studio films 16 Blocks (Warner Brothers), Shoot 'Em Up (New Line Cinema), and the indie films East of Middle West (2021) Blood Honey (2016) and Motel, for which he won a Best Actor award (B-Movie Film Fest, Syracuse NY) and has worked steadily in television - FBI, Jupiter's Legacy, The Blacklist, The Deuce, Lost Girl, Hemlock Grove, Murdoch Mysteries, Instant Star, Martin and Lewis (CBS), Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (HBO), Common Ground (Showtime), The Other Me and The Famous Jett Jackson (Disney). He played researcher James Joy in the CTV Gemini Award-winning drama series The Eleventh Hour for three seasons.As an award-winning voice-actor (Canada Screens Award, Best Performance in an Animated Series, Justin Time) he is best known for his roles as Owen and Trent in the popular Total Drama Island multiverse, and as Dan Kuso in Bakugan Battle Brawlers. Other notable animated series include - Ruby Gloom, Yin! Yang! Yo!, My Big Big Friend, Camp Lakebottom, Mother Up!, Inspector Gadget and the upcoming Hotel Transylvania the Series. He has voiced various characters in the animated features The Nut Job and Charlotte. Scott has made guest appearances at Armegeddon Expo (Australia, New Zealand) and Toronto's Fan Expo and Comicon.An accomplished singer and multi-instrumentalist, he is band leader and frontman for the rock/jazz/soul outfit Scott McCord and the Bonafide Truth. The band was nominated Best Artist of the Year at the 2010 Maple Blues Awards, and their eponymous album released in 2012 received stellar reviews and generous radio play internationally.In 2013, Scott founded Criminal Theatre with playwright/actor Rosa LaBorde. Their first production, True, made it's premiere at the Toronto Fringe Festival 2014, and saw two sold out runs and a remount that same year. Now based in Brooklyn, NY, Scott has continued collaborating with Parallel Exit and was nominated for two NY independent theatre awards for his performance in Mark Borkowski's play The Head Hunter. He became a Lifetime Member of the Actors Studio in 2018.