Barry Scott

Img9Barry Scott is recognized as one of the most versatile practitioners of his art. He is widely known for his successes as an actor, writer, producer, director, motivational speaker and voice over artist.

The founder and producing artistic director of the American Negro Playwright Theatre at Tennessee State University, where his parents and grandparents graduated, Scott has become one of the leading theatre artists in his home town, on top of his impressive acting credits nationwide, including television’s I’ll Fly Away and In the Heat of the Night.

He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Actor’s Equity Association, American Film Radio & Television Association and serves on the board of the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Barry Scott | A Man For All Seasons

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“I have more directing credits under my belt the past five years than acting credits,” says Barry Scott.

That’s saying something, given that Scott is arguably Nashville’s finest actor and clearly Music City’s highest-profiled theatrical performer nationally. Those stentorian promotions you hear coming out of the television during ESPN’s NBA broadcasts are just one of Scott’s numerous gigs


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“Hardly anyone is more devoted to furthering King’s message and legacy than Barry Scott.”

The Tennessean
Nashville, Tennessee

“I wish every performer was as easy to work with as Barry Scott, he is a quality guy. It was a great show and he received a standing ovation. If anyone wants a reference on Barry Scott, they can call me!”

Dermot Forde
Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

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