Scott Foley

Actor Biography

Scott Foley currently stars as Jake Ballard on ABC's hit drama "Scandal."

Foley recent wrapped production on Lincoln Square Production's "Final Vision," a two-hour TV movie based on Joe McGinniss' bestselling true-crime book for Investigation Discovery. He will next be seen Netflix's remake of the 2000 Swedish romantic comedy, "Naked," which is set to stream in August 2017.

In 2014, Foley starred in Donald Margulies' "The Country House," as Michael Astor at the Geffen Playhouse. In film, Foley was last seen in the comedy "Let's Kill Ward's Wife," which he wrote, directed and produced.

Foley's television credits include the critically acclaimed WB series "Felicity," "True Blood," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Unit," "A.U.S.A" and "Scrubs."

Foley made his feature film debut in Wes Craven's "Scream 3" for Dimension Films. He followed that with a leading role in Dimension Films' "Below," opposite Matthew Davis, and the indie feature "Rennie's Landing," opposite Ethan Embry and Peter Facinelli.

Foley made his Broadway debut in "The Violet Hour."

Born in Kansas City, Kansas, Foley lived all over the world, including Sydney, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan. Foley attended high school in St. Louis, Missouri, performing in school and community theater productions. After graduating high school, he bought a one-way plane ticket to Los Angeles.

Foley currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and children.