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      Kelsey Scott

      Kelsey Scott

      Highest Rated: 95% 12 Years a Slave (2013)

      Lowest Rated: 50% A Patient Man (2019)

      Birthday: Not Available

      Birthplace: Not Available

      Hailing originally from the Atlanta area, Kelsey Scott began her career as a child actor on the sitcom "The Robert Guillaume Show" (ABC 1989-1990). Following the show's brief 12-episode run, Scott worked sporadically in Hollywood over the next two decades, including a role in the college drama "Chocolate City" (1994), while concentrating on her schooling and appearing in regional theatre productions and a touring company of the Broadway hit "Dreamgirls." After graduating from Florida A&M University's School of Journalism and Graphic Communication, followed by a master's from Florida State University's College of Motion Picture Arts, Scott moved to Los Angeles to once again pursue her show business dreams. After time spent as a script consultant for a number of production companies, Scott created the first screenwriting curriculum at Golden West College in Orange County, CA, at the age of 25. One of her scripts was filmed as "Motives" (2004), starring Vivica A. Fox. It proved successful enough to spawn a 2007 sequel which Scott once again penned, with Fox reprising her role. 2009 began a resurgence of work for Scott on-camera, as she began working in a variety of indie films and television series, while she also worked on her own web series "Hollywood Girl" (2010). The program gave Scott a chance to truly stretch her creative wings, as she worked as writer, director, producer and even camera operator on various episodes over the next three years. Scott's mainstream breakthrough came with Steve McQueen's powerful "12 Years a Slave" (2013). Having originally read for a smaller role, she instead co-starred opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor as Anne Northrup, the wife of a black man sold into slavery in the Antebellum United States.

      Highest rated movies

      12 Years a Slave
      The Dark Red
      A Patient Man

      Photos

      Kelsey Scott at arrivals for 10th Annual Indie Series Awards, The Colony Theatre, Burbank, CA April 3, 2019. Photo By: Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection Kelsey Scott at arrivals for 12 YEARS A SLAVE Premiere at the 2013 New York Film Festival (NYFF), Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, New York, NY October 8, 2013. Photo By: Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kemba Michelle (Character) - 2024
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Yuletide the Knot Danielle (Character) - 2023
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Keys to the City Roberta McKinney (Character) - 2019
      50% No Score Yet A Patient Man Therapist (Character) - 2019
      78% No Score Yet The Dark Red Dr. Deluce (Character) - 2018
      95% 90% 12 Years a Slave Anne Northup (Character) $56.7M 2013
      No Score Yet 67% Motives 2: Retribution Writer - 2007
      No Score Yet 82% Motives Screenwriter - 2004

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 85% NCIS FBI Senior Agent Lynette Doyle (Guest Star) 2014
      78% 57% True Detective Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      97% 87% Treme Officer Duval (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet 85% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
      84% 73% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2010