Fred. D. Scott
|Born:||August 31, 1918|
|Birthplace:||Ithaca, New York, U.S.|
|Died||July 12, 2002(aged 83)|
|Deathplace:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Appeared on/ |
|Sanford and Son|
|Episodes appeared in:||"A Little Extra Security" in Season 4|
|Character(s) played:||Mr. Hastings|
Fred D. Scott (born August 31 1918 - died July 12, 2002) was a Black American character actor who appeared as Mr. Hastings, a Social Security representative in the Season 4 episode of Sanford and Son titled "A Little Extra Security". A graduate of Ithaca College and Dillard College, Fred studied voice culture and performing arts. As a surgical technician for the U.S. Army in World War II, he was decorated for service in the South Pacific. He contracted tuberculosis during the war and was unable to continue plans to become an opera singer. Fred then studied theatre at San Jose State College and began appearing in plays in and around San Francisco. He then relocated to Hollywood in the early 1970s, and spent the next three decades appearing in commercials, television programs and films.
Later years and deathEdit
Settling in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles, Fred died there in 2002 at the age of 83.