Scott was born in New York to Jack and Leatrice Cohen, his father was a Jazz musician which led to Scott learning the piano and early aspirations of becoming a musician.
After jobs as a photographer's assitant, toy demonstrator, waiter, substitute teacher and photographer's assistant Scott joined the Actor's Studio, his first film role was in Adrian Lyne's Jacob's Ladder.
He was married in 1989 to screenwriter Anastasia Traina, they have one son.
Scott will co-star alongside Roy Scheider (in Scheider's final performance) in the upcoming film Iron Cross, a thriller by Joshua Newton. Iron Cross will premiere in early 2010.
Scott Cohen's Scores
|Gilmore Girls: Season 1||Oct 5, 2000||Max Medina||8.6|
|Gilmore Girls: Season 2||Oct 9, 2001||Max Medina||7.4|
|NYPD Blue: Season 6||Oct 20, 1998||Det. Arthur "Harry" Denby||tbd|
|NYPD Blue: Season 7||Jan 11, 2000||Det. Arthur "Harry" Denby||tbd|
|One Life to Live: Season 34||Jul 25, 2001||Ray Martino (1994)||tbd|
|One Life to Live: Season 35||Jul 17, 2002||Ray Martino (1994)||tbd|
|One Life to Live: Season 36||Jul 15, 2003||Ray Martino (1994)||tbd|
|One Life to Live: Season 37||Jul 16, 2004||Ray Martino (1994)||tbd|
|Law & Order: Trial by Jury: Season 1||Mar 3, 2005||Detective Chris Ravell (Episode 5+, Recurring Previously)||tbd|