Quick Facts About Scott Grimes
|Name||Scott Richard Grimes|
|Birth Name||Scott Richard Grimes|
|Celebrated Name||Scott Grimes|
|Date of Birth||July 09, 1971|
|Age||45 Years Old|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Place Of Birth||Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Best Known For||ER|
A sensational entertainment figure with hundreds of admirable qualities, Scott Grimes is a renowned American actor, voice-over artist, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as Dr. Archie Morris in the medical drama ER and is additionally famous for his outstanding performance in TV series like Party of Five and Band of Brothers.
As a singer, Grimes has gained quite a huge attention from his soft rock single Sunset Blvd from his album Livin’ on the Run.
Scott Grimes was born on 9 July 1971 to parents Rick and Pam Grimes in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. He grew up in Dracut and studied at Dracut Public Schools.
He has a sister named Heather Grimes and a niece named Camryn Grimes, both of whom are actresses. His niece is famous in the television world as Cassie Newman of the TV soap opera The Young and the Restless.
Scott’s dedication and commitment in the show business have undoubtedly earned him the success he deserves. Through his long acting journey, he has not only earned wide acknowledgment but has also bagged some noteworthy amount.
Fully focused on his career, Grimes is not romantically linked with anyone at present. He has been single since separating with his ex-wife Dawn Bailey.
Scott Grimes’ career journey and his net worth earning
Scott Grimes was interested in acting and music since he was a kid. Consequently, he made acting debut at the young age of 13, co-starring in the TV holiday movie It Came Upon the Midnight Clear. His debut appearance on television was followed by a small role in an episode called Little Lost Boy of Twilight Zone.
Scotts also began singing from a young age. It did not take him long to launch him as a singer after debuting as an actor.
He was only 15 when he appeared on the TV special by comedian Bob Hope where he sang the popular song Somewhere Over The Rainbow. Within a year, he got an opportunity to perform as a guest vocalist on the Richard Carpenter’s first solo album titled Time.
Richard was very much impressed by Scott’s performance that he commented, “I believe young Scott to have quite a future in music.”
In 1989, Scott released his first self-titled music album. The album was produced under A&M Records label with support from Richard Carpenter.
Till he released his debut album, Grimes had worked for various movies and television series, among which he had played recurring roles in two episodes of Who’s the Boss and in nineteen episodes of Together We Stand.
However, he made his breakthrough in the television industry only in 1994 when he appeared in the role of Will McCorkle in Party of Five. He worked for the series for nearly 6 years during which he also played a notable role in the sitcom Goode Behavior.
Another television sitcom that he is recognized for is Band of Brothers, an HBO war drama in which he played the role of Sergeant 1st Class Donald Malarkey. It was followed by a major appearance as Dr. Archie Morris on medical drama series ER. He was cast regular in ER from 2003 to 2009.
In 2005, he debuted as a voice artist by lending his voice to Steve Smith, a regular cast of animated sitcom American Dad!. Steve Smith was voiced by Canadian voice actor Ricky Blitt for its pilot episode.
In 2005, Grimes also came up with his second studio album Livin’ on the Run. The album consisted of 15 songs in total, including a hit single Sunset Blvd which remained in the Billboard Top 20 chart for 10 weeks. The title track of the album was also a hit which succeeded to enter the Billboard Top 40 chart. His latest album Drive was released in 2010.
Likewise, his latest television appearance was in 2016 through an episode of television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Scott Grimes has spent a very long time in the entertainment industry, fulfilling roles as an actor, voice actor and singer. In return, he has earned a huge fame along with quite a huge net worth. As reported by some sources, Grimes owns a net worth of approximately 5 million USD.
Father of two children, Scott Grimes is big on philanthropy
Scott Grimes, 45, is single at present but he was married for almost a decade in the past. Grimes was married to Dawn Bailey 1997 to 2007.
Grimes and Bailey got married on 5 May 1997, two years after which the couple became parents to their first child, a daughter named Madison. Their daughter was born in April of 1999. Grimes also shares a son with his wife. Their son Jackson Richard was born in September 2001.
Grimes had never spoken much about his married life. Thus, it came as a surprise to his fans when he announced his separation with Dawn Bailey. They are divorced since 2007. Not only the reason behind Grimes’s divorce but his past affairs are also hidden from the media.
Scott Grimes might not have been in the limelight for his relationships but he has surely made the headlines with his philanthropy.
Scott has been praised a lot for the humanitarian efforts that he has made for his hometown Dracut. One of his most notable contributions was $40,000 to the Dracut Public School which was raised in a period of 14 months from only 3 concerts. Besides, he actively participated in the Dracut Firefighters Charity Golf Tournament which was organized for the benefit of Dracut Food Pantry and the fundraising program of Dracut Performing Arts Boosters’ 2012.
Talking about his connection with Dracut, Grimes said in an interview, “There is something about Dracut… but over these last 30 years I have had this weird, ‘I need to get back to Dracut’ feeling. So two years ago I decided to do this golf tournament for Mark Morowski and the Dracut Food Pantry…”
In another interview with starrymag.com, Scott revealed that he does not do charity for just being at an event or evading taxes but he does it honestly to help people in need. He further added, “I just want to do it as a human being helping another human being. I love to work with disabled kids and the homeless.”