Full name: Scott Clinton Reeves
Scott Clinton Reeves was born on March 21, 1986 in Monterey, California to his parents Jacelyn Ann Reeves and Clint Eastwood. He is of English, German, Irish, Scottish, Dutch, and Canadian descent. Scott is the fifth of his father’s eight children. His siblings are Lauren, Kimber, Kyle, Alison, Francesca, Kathryn, and Morgan. He was raised in Carmel-by-the-Sea until he was ten years old, then moved with his mother to Hawaii for four years before returning to Carmel where he graduated from Carmel High School. Scott graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 2008 with a degree in communications. When he decided to start acting, Scott used his birth name to avoid nepotism, even though there was already another actor named Scott Reeves.
Scott made is film debut in 2006’s Flags of Our Fathers, alongside Ryan Phillippe and Paul Walker, as Lundsford; and was also the first film his father put him in. Next, he would appear in 2007’s An American Crime as Eric and Pride as Jake. In 2008, Scott would play the role of Brian in Player 5150, starring Ethan Embry and Christopher McDonald, before having a small role in Gran Torino, as Trey, that same year.
Scott would decide to start using his father’s surname from 2009 on. That year brought Shannon’s Rainbow, in which he would play Joey. Later in 2009, he would star alongside Matt Damon in Invictus, as Joel Stransky. In 2011, Scott appeared in a short film called Thule as Amn. D.W. Anderson and lent his voice for the role of Jack in The Lion of Judah. He would also book his first leading role as Tom in Enter Nowhere, as sci-fi thriller also starring Sara Paxton and Katherine Waterson. Next, Scott would play Ryan Felter in the Josh Hutcherson-led film The Forger in 2012, also starring Hayden Panettiere and Alfred Molina. The same year, he had an uncredited role in Chasing Mavericks as Gordy before playing Ryan in the television movie Shelter, also starring Zachary Abel and Malese Jow.
In 2013, Scott would play Carl in Texas Chainsaw [3D], also starring Alexandra Daddario and Trey Songz. He would also have his first television appearance in a couple episodes of the popular series “Chicago Fire”, playing Jim Barnes in its first season. Scott would next play Ian McCormack in the biographical drama The Perfect Wave in 2014, as well as Sergeant Miles in Fury, also starring Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf. Scott would then play John in the dramatic thriller Dawn Patrol, a film about a surfer-turned-Marine held at gunpoint in the desert telling his tragic story of a revenge gone wrong to stall his execution.
2015 began with starring in the Nicholas Sparks film The Longest Ride as Luke Collins, alongside Britt Robertson and Alan Alda. The film grossed almost $63 million at the box office worldwide. He would next star in Taylor Swift’s music video for “Wildest Dreams,” before starring in Diablo as Jackson, a civil war veteran on a quest to save his kidnapped wife. In 2016, Scott would star as Mitch in the action film Mercury Plains, a film about a troubled man running away to Mexico is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. The same year, he played Trevor James in the Joseph Gordon-Levitt-led film Snowden before fighting off the Enchantress and her followers with the Suicide Squad as Lieutenant GQ Edwards.
In 2017, Scott starred in the Jesse Thomas written and directed film Walk of Fame as Drew, an aspiring actor taking acting classes with others in the class from an eccentric acting coach. He would join the Fast family as Little Nobody in The Fate of the Furious the same year. Scott would also star opposite Ana de Armas in the film Overdrive as Andrew Foster, one of two brothers who steal the most expensive cars in the world, in 2017. In 2018, Scott starred alongside John Boyega in Pacific Rim: Uprising as Nate Lambert, grossing almost $291 million at the box office worldwide.
Summer of 2020 brought The Outpost, a film about a small team of US soldiers’ battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, where Scott played Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha. Next, he will star in the film Wrath of Man with Jason Statham and Josh Hartnett. Scott also filmed the action film Dangerous, starring Tyrese Gibson, Mel Gibson, and Famke Janssen.
Scott’s hobbies include surfing, fishing, golfing, and playing guitar. He is considered by his former stepmother, Dina, as the ‘family glue,’ he loves to bring all of his siblings together. Scott took up a bit of bartending when he was younger, now he is a co-owner of Saddle Bar in Solana Beach, California. Scott is a supporter of Paul Walker’s Reach Out World Wide charity, and is good friends with Paul’s brother, Corey, who now runs the organization.