And in 1976 he went to New York and spent five long hard years, just trying to build a resume, and get an Equity card. He could not get cast on any  soap opera's, when first starting out in New York. He also worked in many Musicals. 
He was hired for "Shenandoah", and did several small roles in TV.
Scott's first break into TV came when he appeared in two commercials. One, dancing and singing the praises of Canada Dry and the other talking about the amazing Folgers Coffee.

1993- Sang the US National Anthem Philadelphia ,PA Baseball World Series

  1995-   An Aids benefit concert with Madeline Kahn, Angela Lansbury,  Bernadette Peters, in the musical Anyone Can Whistle.

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