Fred J. Scollay
Frederick J. Scollay
March 19, 1923
|Died||November 3, 2015 (aged 92)|
Fred J. Scollay (March 19, 1923 – November 3, 2015) was an American character actor with dozens of credits in daytime and primetime television.
Scollay was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, and was "one of four orphaned Scollays." He was raised by Mr. and Mrs. James Murphy of Boston, Massachusetts. He studied acting at Emerson College and at Bishop-Lee Dramatic School.
On daytime, Scollay was an original cast member of The Doctors, playing hospital chaplain Rev. Sam Shafer (1963-1964). From 1970-71, he appeared on Somerset (TV series) as Harry Wilson (aka Ike Harding). On Another World (1977-1980), he played Charley Hobson, the last husband of Ada Hobson (Constance Ford). He also had smaller roles on several other soap operas.
In primetime, Scollay had roles dating back to the earliest days of television. He made numerous appearances in such programs as Studio One, Kraft Television Theatre, Armstrong Circle Theatre, Naked City, The Defenders, Dr. Kildare, and Gunsmoke, among many others. His last part was a recurring role as a judge on several episodes of Law & Order (1991-1996).
Fred J. Scollay died on November 3, 2015, in Hobe Sound, Florida. His wife, Ann, predeceased him.
|1959||Odds Against Tomorrow||Cannoy||Uncredited|
|1974||Death Wish||District Attorney Peters|
|1975||The Man Who Would Not Die||Lieutenant Willetts|
|1977||The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover||Putnam|
|1980||I, Paul||St. Paul|
|1990||Stanley & Iris||Mr. Delancey|
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