The handsome and charming Scott Speedman is known for his role in the 1998 drama series Felicity and his breakthrough film – the gothic horror thriller – Underworld where he played the role of Micheal Corvin. Scott Speedman who is of British-Canadian decent is said to have been interested in becoming a professional swimmer and was even a member of the Canadian Junior Swim Team that competed in 1992 Olympic tournament in which he emerged 9th place. He later suffered a major neck injury that marked the end of his athletic career in swimming and he had to switch to acting.
Speedman’s first attempt to land a role was in the film Batman Forever in which he was aspiring for the part of Robin but he lost out to Chris O’Donnell, however, he was able to land other TV and film roles. His film debut was in the Canadian series Net Worth and in 1998, he featured in the hit drama series Felicity in which he played the role of a college student named Ben Covington which got the attention of a lot of filmmakers and in no time Scott was seen in several other films.
In 2000, he was in the film Duet alongside Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow. He was also in the movie Dark Blue as a novice LAPD investigator, the film My Life Without Me in 2003 and many other interesting films.
Scott no doubt is enjoying a flourishing career as an actor and has no regrets for his switch of career. He is even currently starring in the series Animal Kingdom and has made an appearance in the sitcom Grey’s Anatomy this year.
Scott Speedman’s Wife, Girlfriend
Scott Speedman is a perfect definition of a ladies man as they seem not to get enough of him irrespective of his long list of failed relationships and till date he has not gone down the aisle with any woman. His notorious relationship lifestyle is not a secret at all, hence you will find below a list of his girlfriends.
His first recorded relationship was with Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow whom he dated from 1998 to 1999. The next relationship was with Keri Russell with whom he starred in the drama series Felicity, the pair started to date in 1999. Their relationship was a much talked about one as they were co-stars in the hit drama series but their fairy tale relationship ended in 2001 for reasons which were not revealed but in a recent interview sometime this year, Scott admitted he was not a good boyfriend to Keri when they were together.
He dated actress Ashley Scott which was also a short relationship that lasted between 2007 and 2008. In 2011 he started another relationship with the Australian actress and model Teresa Palmer which also lasted for only a year. His other girlfriends include Camille De Pazzis whom he dated from 2012 to 2014 and later Heather Graham.
At the moment sources believe that he is in a relationship with Kirsten Wigg whom he started dating back in 2014. Kirsten who is also an actress like his previous partners is famous for Saturday Night Live between 2005-2012 and playing the role of Annie Walker in the film Bridesmaids released in 2011.
Being an actor outrightly places you in a position where you would land any role in a movie even if it has to be a straight guy playing the role of a gay guy. Scott Speedman in the drama 24th Day he had to play the role of Tom, a guy who meets another guy (James Marsden) in a bar and later found himself in his house making out with him.
Scott Speedman the notorious ladies man is far from being gay, hence, the only gay rumors that can be traced to him are in relation to his work.
Height And Other Body Measurements
The actor who was a former national swimmer has been able to maintain a very attractive athletic physique over the years. He has the right body physique needed to be cast in movies, little wonder he has gotten a lot of roles. Details about his body measurements are as follows:
Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Weight: 73kg (160 lbs)
Chest: 41 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 16 Inches
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue