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Kimberly Aileen Scott (born December 11, 1961) is an American actress.

Life and career

Scott was born in Texas. She attended school at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the University of Texas before earning an MFA in 1987 from the Yale School of Drama.[1]

She has appeared in films such as The Abyss, Gross Anatomy, The Waterdance, Drop Zone, The Velocity of Gary, K-PAX, I Am Sam, Impostor, The United States of Leland, Guess Who, World Trade Center and Love & Other Drugs.

She frequently appears in the films of Joel Schumacher such as Flatliners, Falling Down and The Client. She is the only actress to appear in different Batman films (Batman Forever and Batman & Robin) as different characters.

In 1988, she was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone.[2][3]

Scott has also appeared in the television shows MacGyver, Boy Meets World, The Commish, Family Dog, ER, Chicago Hope, Malibu Shores, 3rd Rock from the Sun, JAG, Sister, Sister, The Practice, NYPD Blue, Touched by an Angel, Once and Again, Soul Food, Family Law, Providence, Will & Grace, Wonderfalls, 7th Heaven, and Medium.

In 2007, she appeared in the short films Sponsored By, Under The Gun, Open House, and Time Upon A Once that were made during the reality show On the Lot.

In 2010, she appeared as Mama Nadi in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's version of Ruined by playwright Lynn Nottage, in 2011 played the tavern owner Mistress Quickly in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part Two, and in 2018, she played Pistol, Sir Thomas Grey, and the Governor of Harfleur in “Henry V”.

On October 7, 2016, Scott participated in a panel discussion at Yale University entitled “50 Years of Yale Rep: A Conversation with Theatre Makers Present at the Creation, Along the Way, and Today.”[4][5]


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