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Gavin Scott Net Worth

Gavin Scott Net Worth is
$16 Million

Gavin Scott Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Gavin Scott (born 1950) is a novelist, broadcaster and writer of the Emmy-winning mini-series The Mists of Avalon, Small Soldiers, The Borrowers and Legend of Earthsea, spent ten years making films for British television before becoming a screenwriter, creating more than two hundred documentaries and short films for BBC and the commercial TV, including UK’s prestigious Channel 4. His first assignment in the United States was with George Lucas, developing and scripting The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. His work ranges from family entertainment to comedy, science fiction and historical dramas.Scott wrote Krakatoa, a Titanic-style movie for National Geographic Feature Films, and an eight hour adaptation of War and Peace for Lux Vida SPA, directed by Robert Dornhelm (Into the West, The Ten Commandments).He created and executive produced a 22 part television series set in the nineteenth century about the origins of the creative ideas of Jules Verne, which was broadcast around the world.In 2006, his children's film Treasure Island Kids: The Battle for Treasure Island, starring Randy Quaid, was released on DVD.Born in Hull, Yorkshire, Gavin emigrated with his family to New Zealand in 1961. At 17 he spent a year as a volunteer teacher in the jungles of Borneo, working with the children of head-hunters, after which he studied history and political science at Victoria University of Wellington, and journalism at the Wellington Polytechnic. He returned to Britain overland across Asia in 1973, traveling through Sri Lanka, Kashmir, Afghanistan and Iran, and worked for Shelter, the British housing charity, before joining the Times Educational Supplement, from which base he also wrote features for The Times.After five years as a reporter and program anchor for BBC Radio, Gavin began in 1980 making films for BBC Television’s Newsnight, covering literary as well as political subjects; among his interviewees, J.B. Priestley, Christopher Isherwood, Iris Murdoch and John Fowles. He then made documentaries on science and culture for series such as Horizon and Man Alive before joining Channel 4 News, for which he made films until 1990.Following the death of Maurice Macmillan in 1984, son of the former British Prime Minister and MP for Surrey South West Harold Macmillan, Gavin Scott was selected and stood as a Liberal here at the Parliamentary Byelection for the Liberal/SDP Alliance and came within 2600 votes of taking the seat from the Conservative candidate Virginia Bottomley who went on to serve in John Major's cabinet.It was during this time that he started writing novels, including Hot Pursuit, about a Russian satellite that crashed in New Zealand, and A Flight of Lies, about the hunt for the bones of Peking Man. He has recently written a Dickensian historical novel set in the nineteenth century, The Adventures of Toby Wey.Gavin is also a sculptor, creating shadow boxes similar to those of Joseph Cornell, using mass-produced toys as his medium. He lives with hi
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Date Of Birth1950-01-01
Place Of BirthKingston-Upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England, UK
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Director

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Absolutely Anything2015screenplay
Beauty and the Beast2009writer
War and Peace2007TV Mini-Series 4 episodes
Treasure Island Kids: The Mystery of Treasure Island2006screenplay
Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island2006written by
Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island2006
Earthsea2005TV Mini-Series teleplay - 2 episodes
The Mists of Avalon2001TV Mini-Series teleplay - 2 episodes
The Secret Adventures of Jules VerneTV Series creator - 22 episodes, 2000 screenplay - 7 episodes, 2000
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades1999Video written by
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service1999Video screenplay - segment "Petrograd"
Small Soldiers1998written by
The Borrowers1997screenplay
Space Rangers1994TV Series teleplay - 1 episode
Thatcherworld1993TV Short
Young Indiana Jones1992-1993TV Series writer - 3 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne2000TV Series executive producer - 22 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
As Worlds Collide2016completedPrime Minister Downing
Absolutely Anything2015Newsreader
Muffin Top: A Love Story2014Trevor
Pawn Sacrifice2014News Anchorman (uncredited)
Young Indiana Jones1992TV SeriesGerman Spy

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island2006

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The C Gate2013Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - Writer
Prophets of Science Fiction2011-2012TV Series documentaryHimself / writer
The Work of Director Spike Jonze2003Video documentaryHimself (segment "Mark Paints")
Discovering the Real World of Harry Potter2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Horizon1983TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades1999VideoGerman Spy

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2002WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAAdapted Long FormThe Mists of Avalon (2001)

Known for movies


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