Scott was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. Leaving there at age 19 he trained in Glasgow's Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. A quick move to London followed with many appearances in TV and Film. On 1993 Central TV show "Sharpe" he met Spanish Assumpta Serna who would become his wife the next year. The couple moved to Los Angeles continuing to live their lives between the USA and Europe. Since 1999 they have worked together to create the definitive on-camera acting seminar, by actors for actors.