Scott Michael Foster
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General Information
Gender: Male
Birthday: March 4, 1985
Age: 32
Birthplace: Winfield, Illinois, U.S.
Social Networks: Facebook
Other Information
Height: 6'2"
Occupation(s): Actor
Education: Briarhill Middle School
Edward S. Marcus High School
Collin County Community College
Talents: Acting
Family & Friends
Pet(s): Oliver and Charlie (dogs)
Series Information
Character: Kristoff
First appearance: A Tale of Two Sisters
Last appearance: Heroes and Villains

Scott Michael Foster is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Captain John Paul "Cappie" Jones in the ABC Family comedy-drama series Greek (2007-2011), Leo Hendrie in the ABC Family drama Chasing Life (2014—2015) and as Nathaniel Plimpton III in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Foster also had recurring roles on Californication, Halt and Catch Fire, and Once Upon a Time.

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Early life

Foster was born in Winfield, Illinois, at Central DuPage Hospital. He is the only boy in his family and has two sisters. He later moved to Highland Village, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, where he became interested in acting as early as elementary school. He went to Briarhill Middle School, and later attended Edward S. Marcus High School where he was involved in theater until he graduated in 2003. He attended Collin County Community College for one semester with a focus on acting, but soon left his studies to pursue a professional career in that field. He plays guitar and is the lead singer of his indie rock band "Siren's Eye". They released their first EP on iTunes, entitled "Red Room" on 15 December 2009.


Foster appeared in the small indie film The Beautiful Flowers, before landing the regular role in the ABC Family comedy-drama series, Greek. The series ran from 2007 to 2011. During his days on Greek, Foster also had the leading role in the independent film, Teenage Dirtbag. He later guest-starred on Law & Order: LA, Melissa & Joey, Friends with Benefits, The Closer, and Parenthood.

In 2012, Foster had recurring roles in the fifth season of Showtime comedy-drama series, Californication, and short-lived ABC paranormal horror series, The River. In 2013, he had the regular role in another short-lived ABC series, Zero Hour opposite Anthony Edwards and Carmen Ejogo. In 2014, Foster had recurring roles in AMC period drama, Halt and Catch Fire, and later in that year began appearing in the ABC Family drama series, Chasing Life as a love interest for the lead character. Also in 2014, he played the role of Kristoff in the fourth season of ABC fantasy series, Once Upon a Time.

In 2015, Foster began starring in the ABC prime time television soap opera, Blood & Oil alongside Don Johnson and Amber Valletta. In 2015, he was listed one of Variety’s "10 Actors to Watch".

In 2017, Foster began appearing as Nathaniel Plimpton III on the CW comedy-musical series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.


Year Title Type Role
2006 The Horrible Flowers Billy (as Scott M. Foster)
2007 The Game TV Series Brandon
2007 Women's Murder Club TV Series Milo Bishop
2007 - 2011 Greek TV Series Cappie
2008 Quarterlife TV Series Jed / Jed Berland
2009 Teenage Dirtbag Thayer Mangeress
2010 Ashley's Ashes Kern (as Scott M. Foster)
2011 Parenthood TV Series Gary
2011 Law & Order: LA TV Series Roger Darby
2011 Marcy TV Series Scott
2011 Melissa & Joey TV Series George Karpelos, Jr.
2011 Friends with Benefits TV Series Daniel
2012 The River TV Series Jonas Beckett
2012 Californication TV Series Tyler
2012 The Closer TV Series Luke Bower
2013 Zero Hour TV Series Arron Martin
2014 Halt and Catch Fire TV Series Hunt Whitmarsh
2014 The Pact II Officer Meyer
2014 Once Upon a Time TV Series Kristoff
2014 - 2015 Chasing Life TV Series Leo Hendrie
2015 Blood & Oil TV Series Wick Briggs
2015 Must Feed and Water Short Alex
2016 My Dead Boyfriend Howard
2017 - 2019 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend TV Series Nathaniel Plimpton III
2018 Wake the Riderless Horse Short Jonathan
2018 The Last Days of TJ Staggs Short Assistant
2019 In the Key of Love TV Movie Jake
2019 Deb (post-production) Short Chet
The Boy Behind the Door (post-production) Officer Steward
5 Years Apart (post-production) Andrew


  • Studied at the acclaimed Quad C Theatre program at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas.
  • He's the lead singer in an Indie band called Sirens Eye.
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