James Scott is best known for playing EJ DiMera, the great love of Sami Brady as well as the son of Stefano and Susan Banks on Days of Our Lives. He also played Ethan Cambias on the now-defunct All My Children.
Scott became interested in acting at a young age and worked hard to pursue it as a full-time career. From where he was born and raised to how he met his wife, here are five fast facts about the former DAYS actor!
Who Is James Scott?
Scott was born on January 14 in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. He has two younger brothers and a younger sister. He initially went to school in Newcastle, but he then attended an all-boys boarding school in Lancaster, England.
Start In Scotland
After graduating from boarding school, Scott moved to Edinburgh, Scotland, which is where is mother was from. He started working at a famous stage in Edinburgh called the Gilded Balloon Theatre. While there he met famous actors and comedians like Stephen Fry, Ben Elton, and Eddie Izzard.
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After moving to London to pursue acting, he was spotted by the Storm Model Management agency, which had signed other models like Kate Moss and Elle Macpherson. He started modeling in order to pay his way through college at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
While on a modeling trip to Los Angeles, Scott took an acting class at the Ivana Chubback studio. The class actually inspired him to pack up his life and move to Los Angeles full-time in order to truly become a working actor. Two years after he moved, he landed his role on All My Children and headed to New York.
Getting Personal with James Scott
Scott has been married to his wife, Kaitlin Robinson, since 2015. He was actually introduced to her by Patti Stanger, who is the host of the Bravo TV show The Millionaire Matchmaker. Days of our Lives (DOOL) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.