Scott Porter is best known for his critically acclaimed performance on the beloved Emmy-winning NBC drama series “Friday Night Lights,” on which he starred as the fallen quarterback, Jason Street. He also charmed audiences for four seasons starring as George Tucker, resident lawyer and southern gentleman, on The CW series “Hart of Dixie.”
He currently stars on the Netflix series “Ginny & Georgia” and previously recurred as Tim Armstrong in the popular CBS drama series “Scorpion.” Porter also had recurring roles on the CBS hit drama series “The Good Wife,” opposite Julianna Margulies, and on “Caprica,” the prequel series to the SyFy smash hit “Battlestar Galactica.” Porter can be heard as the voice of Luke in Telltale Games’ “The Walking Dead: Season 2,” as well as numerous other animated shows and video games.
On the big screen, Porter appeared in Maggie Carey’s The To Do List, alongside Aubrey Plaza and Bill Hader. He also starred in Jamie Linden’s romantic comedy 10 Years, alongside Channing Tatum, Kate Mara and Rosario Dawson. Additional film credits include independent feature Brampton’s Own opposite Rose McIver; Dear John, directed by Lasse Hallström, opposite Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried; The Good Guy, an independent drama starring Alexis Bledel, Bryan Greenberg and Aaron Yoo; Bandslam, directed by Todd Graff and also starring Lisa Kudrow and Vanessa Hudgens; Andy and Larry Wachowski's live-action Speed Racer; Prom Night, opposite Brittany Snow; and Music and Lyrics, starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore.
After moving to New York City in 2005, Porter starred in two off-Broadway productions: Altar Boyz as Matthew (Drama League Ensemble Cast Nominee) and the award-winning Toxic Audio (Drama Desk Award, Most Unique Theatrical Experience).
Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, he considers that city, Austin and Orlando, as his homes.