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Scott Coffey is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Cinematography American born on 1 may 1964 at Honolulu (USA)

Scott Coffey

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Birth name Thomas Scott Coffey
Nationality USA
Birth 1 may 1964 (60 years) at Honolulu (USA)

Scott Coffey (born Thomas Scott Coffey; May 1, 1967) is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter. His film credits include Shag, Some Kind of Wonderful, Dream Lover, and Mulholland Drive. He directed Ellie Parker in 2005.


Personal life
Coffey was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he began his acting career appearing in school plays, community theatre and with the Hawaii Performing Arts Company. He also appeared in several episodic television shows. He is now an acclaimed writer director. Coffey lives in Portland, Oregon with his boyfriend, novelist Blair Mastbaum.


At sixteen, with the money he had earned acting, he travelled to Europe. Inspired by Bertolucci's La Luna, he felt compelled to visit Rome along with Paris and Budapest. He stayed three years, attending high school in Rome and acting in seven films, including Once Upon a Time in America and the CBS miniseries Christopher Columbus. While on location for Christopher Columbus, he was contacted by the William Morris Agency and moved to New York, where he signed with the agency and studied acting while co-starring in the off-Broadway play It's All Talk.

After a year he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his film career and has been working ever since, appearing in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and SpaceCamp His television work includes a special The New Twilight Zone entitled "Private Channel", as well as an episode of Amazing Stories episode directed by Robert Zemeckis.

His feature film, Ellie Parker (2005), which finished production in July 2005, was an Official Selection of the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and won the New American Cinema Special Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival. It was released in late 2005 by Strand Releasing. He wrote another film based on All God's Children Can Dance by Haruki Murakami.

Usually with

David Lynch
David Lynch
(4 films)
Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(5 films)
Jennifer Syme
Jennifer Syme
(2 films)
Robbi Chong
Robbi Chong
(2 films)
John Hughes
John Hughes
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Scott Coffey (27 films)

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Adult World, 1h33
Directed by Scott Coffey
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors John Cusack, Emma Roberts, Armando Riesco, Shannon Woodward, Chris Riggi, Scott Coffey
Roles Bookstore owner
Rating60% 3.0490653.0490653.0490653.0490653.049065
Recent college graduate Amy (Emma Roberts) believes she's destined to be a great poet. Pressed by her parents to earn a living, she takes a job at a small sex shop, Adult World, where she works with the manager, Alex (Evan Peters). When her car is stolen, her parents discover that she had canceled the car's theft insurance to afford submission fees for poetry journals, and kick her out. She briefly moves in with a coworker, drag queen Rubia (Armando Riesco), before finding her own apartment.
Inland Empire, 3h
Directed by David Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about films
Actors Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Harry Dean Stanton, Julia Ormond, Laura Dern, Nastassja Kinski
Roles Jack Rabbit (voice)
Rating68% 3.401513.401513.401513.401513.40151
The film opens to the sound of a gramophone playing Axxon N, "the longest-running radio play in history". Meanwhile, a young prostitute, identified in the credits as the "Lost Girl", cries while watching television in a hotel room, following an unpleasant encounter with her client. The Lost Girl’s television displays a family of surrealistic anthropomorphic rabbits who speak in cryptic statements and questions. Occasionally, there are laugh track responses within these Rabbit scenes. These three elements become recurring motifs throughout Inland Empire.
Normal Adolescent Behavior, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Amber Tamblyn, Ashton Holmes, Ricky Ullman, Kelli Garner, Daryl Sabara, Hilarie Burton Morgan
Roles Philosophy Teacher
Rating51% 2.5504752.5504752.5504752.5504752.550475
Wendy, Billie, and Ann are seniors at an alternative private school; they spend all their time with fellow students Jonah, Price, and Robert. The six have been friends since elementary school and their friendship has become a six-person polyamorous relationship. They swap sex partners each week; their loyalty is to the group, not to one person.
Ellie Parker, 1h35
Directed by Scott Coffey
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Naomi Watts, Rebecca Rigg, Scott Coffey, Jennifer Syme, Mark Pellegrino, Chevy Chase
Roles Chris
Rating55% 2.797662.797662.797662.797662.79766
Ellie Parker is a semi-autobiographical story of an Australian actress struggling to make it in Hollywood. Ellie is young enough to still go to auditions back and forth across L.A., changing wardrobes and slapping on makeup en route, but just old enough that the future feels "more like a threat than a promise". She lives with her vacuous musician boyfriend (Mark Pellegrino), who leaves her just about as dissatisfied as any other part of her life, and has a loose definition of the word "fidelity". Helping make sense of their surreal and humiliating Hollywood existence is her best friend Sam (Rebecca Rigg), another out-of-work actress trying her hand at design, who attends acting classes with Ellie to stay sharp. When Ellie gets into a fender bender with a guy who claims he's a cinematographer (Scott Coffey), her perspective on her work and the dating world starts to change. Chevy Chase also makes an appearance in this series of Hollywood vignettes, playing Ellie's agent.
Rabbits (2002)
, 50minutes
Directed by David Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Actors Scott Coffey, Laura Harring, Naomi Watts
Roles Jack
Rating68% 3.447523.447523.447523.447523.44752
L'action se situe dans un espace unique tout le long du film, un salon d'un appartement pourvu d'un couloir en arrière-plan et d'une porte d'entrée à gauche. L'ensemble se présente comme une scène de théâtre, présentation accentuée par les rires enregistrés récurrents qui ponctuent le film et rappellent le sitcom. La pièce assez vaste comporte un canapé, une lampe de chevet, un téléphone sur un petit meuble et une planche à repasser. Les trois personnages sont trois lapins de forme humanoïde : Jack, homme, en costume noir qui entre et sort à plusieurs reprises, Suzie, femme en robe de chambre principalement occupée à repasser du linge, et Jane, femme, qui ne quitte pas le canapé et ne dit pas un mot de tout le film. L'éclairage de la pièce, sommaire, fournit une demi-obscurité.
Mulholland Drive, 2h26
Directed by David Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Assassinat, Films about films, Les fantasmes, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about suicide, Films about television, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller, Robert Forster, Brent Briscoe
Roles Wilkins
Rating78% 3.949193.949193.949193.949193.94919
The story may not be linear and exhibits several instances of temporal disruption. A dark-haired woman (Harring) escapes her own murder, surviving a car accident on Mulholland Drive. Injured and in shock, she descends into Los Angeles and sneaks into an apartment which an older, red-headed woman has just vacated. An aspiring actress named Betty Elms (Watts) arrives at the same apartment and finds the dark-haired woman confused, not knowing her own name. The dark-haired woman assumes the name "Rita" after seeing a poster for the film Gilda (1946), starring Rita Hayworth. To help Rita remember her identity, Betty looks in Rita's purse, where she finds a large amount of money and an unusual blue key.
Lost Highway, 2h14
Directed by David Lynch, Mary Sweeney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry
Actors Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Loggia, Robert Blake, Jack Nance
Roles Teddy
Rating75% 3.799673.799673.799673.799673.79967
After the opening credits, which show a highway's dividing lines at night while blaring techno music plays in the background, Fred Madison (Bill Pullman), a Los Angeles saxophonist, receives a message from an unknown man on the intercom of his house. The voice says that "Dick Laurent is dead." When he looks out his window, the streets outside his house are empty, and faint police sirens are heard in the distance.
Tank Girl
Tank Girl (1995)
, 1h44
Directed by Rachel Talalay
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about music and musicians, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Musical films, Political films, Dystopian films, Impact events in fiction, Disaster films, LGBT-related film
Actors Lori Petty, Ice-T, Naomi Watts, Malcolm McDowell, Iggy Pop, Jeff Kober
Roles Donner
Rating54% 2.7003152.7003152.7003152.7003152.700315
In 2022, a comet strikes Earth causing an 11-year drought. By 2033, most of the little remaining water is held in reserve by Kesslee (Malcolm McDowell) and his Water & Power (W&P) corporation, which uses the water to control the population. Rebecca Buck – "Tank Girl" (Lori Petty) – is a member of a commune in the Australian outback that operates the last water well not controlled by the corporation. In an attack on the commune, W&P troops kill Tank Girl's boyfriend, Richard (Brian Wimmer), and capture Tank Girl and her young friend Sam (Stacy Linn Ramsower). Rather than killing her, Kesslee tortures and enslaves the defiant Tank Girl. Jet Girl (Naomi Watts), a talented but introverted jet mechanic who has given up trying to escape W&P, urges Tank Girl to make less trouble for their captors, though Tank Girl refuses. Among other forms of torture, W&P personnel push her down into a long pipe and fill it with water.
Wayne's World 2, 1h35
Directed by Stephen Surjik
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Buddy films
Actors Mike Myers, Christopher Walken, Dana Carvey, Tia Carrere, Kevin Pollak, Kim Basinger
Roles Metalhead
Rating61% 3.099283.099283.099283.099283.09928
Wayne and Garth now do their acclaimed Friday-night TV show in an abandoned doll factory in Aurora. At the end of the broadcast, Wayne, Garth, and his friends, head into the Mirthmobile, and off to an Aerosmith concert. After the band's performance, Wayne and Garth head backstage (thanks to backstage passes), and praise Aerosmith as they did Alice Cooper in the previous film.
Cigarettes & Coffee, 24minutes
Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Themes Cooking films
Actors Philip Baker Hall, Kirk Baltz, Miguel Ferrer, Scott Coffey
Rating70% 3.54313.54313.54313.54313.5431
An older man (Hall) is sitting at a table with a younger man (Kirk Baltz) at a diner discussing a matter over cigarettes and coffee. A newlywed couple sits at the table next to them discussing how the wife lost all their money gambling on craps. Another man, Bill (Miguel Ferrer), is outside of the diner making a phone call but the matter being discussed is unclear.
The Temp
The Temp (1993)
, 1h39
Directed by Tom Holland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dwight Schultz, Oliver Platt, Faye Dunaway, Steven Weber
Roles Lance
Rating52% 2.6470352.6470352.6470352.6470352.647035
Peter Derns (Timothy Hutton) is an executive for a cookie company. He has just been released from a clinic after being treated for paranoia and he is still in a shaky emotional state. On his first day back at work, he becomes further upset when he walks into a marketing meeting to make a new product presentation without knowing that his company has been taken over by a major food conglomerate. The company's new owners are looking to make cutbacks and Peter's whole career is riding on his new-product introduction. Peter's ruthless boss and supervisor, Charlene (Faye Dunaway), whose job is also at risk, wants a complete report by Peter on her desk no later than noon on the following day. When Peter's male personal assistant, Lance, takes off, he frets that he will never make the deadline. But to Peter's good fortune, the company assigns him a temp worker, the brunette, seductive-looking Kris Bolin (Lara Flynn Boyle).
Dream Lover, 1h43
Directed by Nicholas Kazan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors James Spader, Mädchen Amick, Fredric Lehne, Larry Miller, Bess Armstrong, Kathleen York
Roles Billy
Rating61% 3.097963.097963.097963.097963.09796
The movie opens on divorce proceedings involving Ray Reardon (James Spader), a successful architect, and his first wife. Shortly after their divorce, he agrees to go to a gallery opening to meet a woman that his obnoxious friend, Norman (Larry Miller), sets him up with. While he is there, he embarrasses himself by bumping into a woman (Amick), making her spill wine on herself. She wastes no time verbally abusing him. A week later, he runs into the woman, named Lena Mathers, at the supermarket. She apologizes for her behavior and the two go to dinner. They have sex the next day, marry shortly thereafter and become parents.
Shout (1991)
, 1h29
Directed by Jeffrey Hornaday
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about education, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors John Travolta, Jamie Walters, Heather Graham, Richard Jordan, Linda Fiorentino, Scott Coffey
Roles Bradley
Rating52% 2.607072.607072.607072.607072.60707
The first half of the film is set at Benedict Boys Home. Jesse Tucker (Jamie Walters) and his four friends live and toil with other guys under strict guidance of Eugene who has a lovely daughter Sara (Heather Graham). They have a music teacher Jack Cabe (John Travolta) who is into rock and roll and teaches them the same, much to the irritation of Eugene who wants to fire him but let him after a warning, Jack then tells them to somehow arrange a radio and listen to the show Midnight Rider. Jesse bets with the guys that he would have sex with Sara, but instead falls in love with her.
The Big Picture, 1h40
Directed by Christopher Guest
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about films
Actors Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Martin Short, J. T. Walsh, Teri Hatcher, Michael McKean
Roles Waiter
Rating61% 3.0972353.0972353.0972353.0972353.097235
In a fictionalized version of Tinseltown itself, Nick Chapman is an up-and-coming film director hot off the winning of a student award for his short film. The award captures the attention of movie executive Allen Habel (J. T. Walsh), who offers Nick a deal to make his dream picture: a character-driven, black-and-white drama taking place in a cabin during the winter.