Scott Anthony Simmons began his training as an actor in Northern California in college at both San Jose City College and San Jose State University where he appeared in over 25 plays, ranging from the Greek Classics to Children’s Theatre.
After moving to Southern California to pursue his acting career he began appearing in many playhouses in the Los Angeles area ranging in roles such as Lennie in Mice and Men (for which he received excellent reviews in such publications as Daily Variety and The Los Angeles Times) , Rupert in Rope and Adam in The Diary of Adam and Eve (a musical). He later began working in Dinner Theatre across the country in leading roles in such plays as Barefoot In The Park and Pajama Tops.
He later moved to New York where he appeared on numerous soaps including Another World as a principal player. He also acted in Off Broadway theatre while there and sang in his nightclub act at Once Upon A Stove. He starred in the experimental film Snow Angel and got his first taste of working intensely in front of the camera. After a move back to California he worked with theatre companies in L.A. including The Richard Basehart Theatre Company and The Tujunga Theatre Project where he received a wonderful review in the LA Times for his comedic portrayal of Eddie in the comedy Pizza Man.
A principal role on Married With Children followed. He has also appeared in industrials and commercials. Scott is a “recovered actor”. He left the Business for many years to provide a more stable income for his family and to help raise his daughter Chelsea, who is now in college. However, his passion for acting never left him and he has just recently returned to the business and has just finished playing the role of The King in an original play, Happily Whatever After at the Next Stage Theatre in Hollywood. He currently studies film acting for professional actors at the Krater Studios.