Jerome Elston Scott



Jerome Elston Scott is an American screenwriter, director, actor and film and television producer.Scott grew up in New York City and Orlando, Florida in what has been described as an ..extremely open progressive environment. My parents definitely allowed for personal growth and individuality…Our differences were celebrated, encouraged even. Suppression was not something that was practiced in my adolescent experience and it has given me the confidence I need to survive, especially in Hollywood. [1],[2]His love of movies and television began early when he watched movies with his parents. Some of his favorite actors were Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Sidney Poitier, Jimmy Stewart, Katharine Hepburn, Diana Ross, Dick Van Dyke, River Phoenix. On television, there were Michael Landon and Carol Burnett. [9]As a child he appeared in commercials for McDonalds, Universal, Disney, Nickelodeon and Steak n Shake. [3]Scott worked as part of the opening crew at Universal Studios Florida alongside other Universal alumni Joey Fatone, Wayne Brady and Cheryl Hines. Though he describes it as a great job he quickly realized that the Florida Studio was geared more towards hospitality than movies and he, his boyfriend and two others moved to Los Angeles. [4]

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