Who is Scott Foley?

Scott Foley, an American actor, started off his career in the entertainment field from 1995 to date. Along with acting, he also ventured in directing and screenwriting and is one of the successful directors. Since he had an interest in acting from an early age, he decided to pursue his career in this industry. He is famous for his roles in different films and series like ‘The Unit,’ ‘Scrubs,’ ‘Felicity,’ ‘Scream3,’ ‘Stealing Time’, and many more. He made his directional debut in 2013 film ‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife.’ He was also the scriptwriter of this film along with his wife. 

Quick Info
Full NameScott Kellerman Foley
Birth DateJuly 15, 1972
Birth PlaceKansas City
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: Hugh Foley
Mother: Connie Foley
WifeJennifer Garner (divorced)
Marika Dominczyk
Net Worth$7 million
EthnicityEnglish, Irish, German, and Scottish
Height6 feet and 1 inch (1.85m/185cms)
Weight80 kg (176lbs)
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorGreen

Scott Foley


Scott Foley was born as the name, Scott Kellerman Foley on July 15, 1972, in Kansas City. He was born to parents Connie and Hugh Foley, while his father was an international banker. He grew alongside his two younger siblings. Presently, he is 51 years old with a Cancer sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Scott Foley holds an American nationality and is of English, Irish, German, and Scottish descent. Besides, he stands 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85m/185cms) tall and weighs 80 kg (176lbs). He has an athletic body type with dark brown colored hair and a pair of green-colored eyes. He also has a tattoo on his left shoulder.

Early Life/ Education 

Scott Foley attended Ladue High School, St. Louis High School, and Clayton High School. He, along with his family, lived in Japan and Australia for a few years. Since he had an interest in acting, he pursued his career in acting and never went for his college studies. Back then, his mother died when he was young due to cancer, and he was far from his father. To live for his livelihood, he worked as Mrs. Fields Cookies and ate the leftover cookies as his food.


Scott Foley Films

Scott Foley made his debut film in 2000 film ‘Scream 3’ as a negative character named Roman Bridger. In the film, he starred alongside David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Patrick Dempsey, Emily Mortimer, Lance Henriksen, Matt Keeslar, Emily Mortimer, Parker Posey, Deon Richmond, and Patrick Warburton. Through this film, he received a nomination for Teen Choice Award. The same year he starred in a short film called ‘Self-Storage’. He then appeared in ‘Stealing Time’ in 2001 as Casey Shepard and in ‘Below’ in 2002 as Steven Coors.

Likewise, after 12 years he made his entry in the ‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife,’ a hidden debut directional film. He was also the producer and writer. The film stars were mostly his family members, his wife, Marika Dominczyk, his sister-in-law Dagmara Dominczyk, and brother-in-law Patrick Wilson and other stars like Donald Faison, Amy Acker, and Nicollette Sheridan. His recent film is ‘Naked’ in 2017 where he played as Cody Favors.

Scott Foley


Scott Foley landed his small-screen role in 1995 series ‘Sweet Valley High’ as Zack. After this series it was followed by ‘Crowned and Dangerous’ and ‘Step by Step’ in 1997 and ‘Dawson’s Creek’ and ‘Forever Love’ in 1998. From 1998 to 2002, Scott was cast in the drama series ‘Felicity’ where portrayed the main character Noel Crane alongside the actress Jennifer Garner. During that time, he also appeared in two episodes of the 1999 series ‘Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane.’ Likewise, he received his breakthrough role in a medial comedy series ‘Scrubs’ which ran from 2002 to 2009. He played as Sean Kelly appearing in twelve episodes. Meanwhile, he also appeared in eight episodes of N.B.C. sitcom ‘A.U.S.A.’ in 2003 where he played as Adam Sullivan who struggles to balance his personal and professional life.

Similarly, in 2006 he became a cast in ‘The Unit’ as Bob Brown as the main cast. This story revolved around an incognito military unit. After that, in 2009 he was seen in ‘The Last Templar,’ ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ and in ‘Cougar Town’ alongside Courteney Cox. From 2010 to 2012 he featured in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ as Henry Burton appearing in fifteen episodes. From 2011- 2012 he starred in ‘True Blood’ as Patrick Devins in ten episodes and from 2013 to 2015 he appeared in hundred episodes of ‘Scandal’ as Jake Ballard. Also, he has been starred in ‘Goldie & Bear’ in 2016, ‘Insecure’ in 2017, and in the main lead of ‘Whiskey Cavalier’ in 2019.


Scott Foley has also appeared in stage plays. He has been in the 2003 game ‘The Violet Hour’ at Biltmore Theatre and in 2005 at Atlantic Theater Company in the play ‘The Cherry Orchard.’ He has also been starred in the 2014 playwright series ‘The Country House’ at Geffen Playhouse, Westwood.


Scott Foley has received three nominations from Teen Choice Awards in 1999, 2000, and 2002 and one nomination from People’s Choice Awards in 2017.

Personal Life 

Scott Foley married an actress Jennifer Garner on October 19, 2000, but sadly they divorced in May 2003. He then engaged to Polish-born actress Marika Dominczyk. They married in a private ceremony in June 2007 in Hawaii. This couple together has three children, a daughter named Malina who was born in November 2009 and two sons, Keller Aleksander and Konrad who were born on April 17, 2012, and on November 13, 2014, respectively.

Scott Foley


Scott Foley has active social media accounts. Her Instagram and Twitter account (@scottkfoley) have 647 thousand and 330.9 thousand followers, respectively. He also has his Facebook page with 379 thousand followers with 57.8 thousand likes.

Net Worth

Scott Foley is an outstanding actor and the director has earned a massive amount of name, fame, and money. As of 2024, his net worth is approximately $7 million.