Scout Taylor-Compton

American actress and singer Scout Taylor-Compton began her acting career in 1998, with an appearance in the film A.W.O.L. with David Morse, and later in the short film Thursday Afternoon. She has appeared in numerous small television roles and in feature films that range from dramas to those in the horror genre. She went on to have small roles in both television and film including Ally McBeal, ER, Frasier, The Guardian and The Division. She appeared in several student films, commercials for Fuji Film and the Disney Cruise Line, and various skits on The Jay Leno Show. In addition to taking vocal lessons and singing the theme song for her film Chicken Night (2001), Taylor-Compton is recording her debut rock album. Taylor-Compton had also provided voice over work in other films, including The Core (2003) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). Taylor-Compton's was nomination for "Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress" for her portrayal of Clara in the television series Gilmore Girls. She made a comedic appearance in the film Four Fingers of the Dragon (2003) playing herself auditioning for a role in a fictional Kung Fu film. Later in 2004, she appeared in the teen comedy Sleepover, which had been her first large Hollywood film role. The cast of the film was nominated for "Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast" at the Young Artists.

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13 Going on 30 (2004)

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After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Judy Greer  •  Andy Serkis

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Judy Greer  •  Andy Serkis

An American Crime (2007)

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The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy O'Haver
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Hayley McFarland  •  Nick Searcy  •  Catherine Keener

The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy O'Haver
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Hayley McFarland  •  Nick Searcy  •  Catherine Keener

Sleepover (2004)

As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they take part in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Nussbaum
CAST:  Alexa PenaVega  •  Mika Boorem  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Sam Huntington

As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they take part in a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Nussbaum
CAST:  Alexa PenaVega  •  Mika Boorem  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Sam Huntington

Wicked Little Things (2006)

Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.S. Cardone
CAST:  Lori Heuring  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Geoffrey Lewis

Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.S. Cardone
CAST:  Lori Heuring  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Geoffrey Lewis

Tomorrow is Today (2008)

At the New Jersey shore, young Julie Peterson (Scout Taylor-Compton) saves the life of a drifter who's on the skids. Going one further, Julie resolves to save him emotionally, too, by instilling the gift of hope. But first, she has to contend with a local sheriff ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederic Lumiere
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Mark Hefti  •  Warren Draper  •  David Brown

At the New Jersey shore, young Julie Peterson (Scout Taylor-Compton) saves the life of a drifter who's on the skids. Going one further, Julie resolves to save him emotionally, too, by instilling the gift of hope. But first, she has to contend with a local sheriff ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederic Lumiere
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Mark Hefti  •  Warren Draper  •  David Brown

Halloween (2007)

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Brad Dourif  •  Daeg Faerch  •  Tyler Mane

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Brad Dourif  •  Daeg Faerch  •  Tyler Mane

Love Ranch (2010)

Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Joe Pesci  •  Sergio Peris-Mencheta  •  Gina Gershon

Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Hackford
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Joe Pesci  •  Sergio Peris-Mencheta  •  Gina Gershon

Return to Sender (2015)

A nurse living in a small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fouad Mikati
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Rumer Willis  •  Nick Nolte  •  Scout Taylor-Compton

A nurse living in a small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fouad Mikati
CAST:  Rosamund Pike  •  Rumer Willis  •  Nick Nolte  •  Scout Taylor-Compton

The Governor's Wife (2008)

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A manipulative mother increases her plotting to stay in control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Marilu Henner  •  Emily Bergl  •  Matt Keeslar  •  Scout Taylor-Compton

A manipulative mother increases her plotting to stay in control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Marilu Henner  •  Emily Bergl  •  Matt Keeslar  •  Scout Taylor-Compton

Flight 7500 (2014)

Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Jamie Chung  •  Nicky Whelan  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Amy Smart

Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Jamie Chung  •  Nicky Whelan  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Amy Smart

The Silent Thief (2012)

Brennan is an outcast drifter who threatens to destroy a family's unity by displacing their son, Mike, while he is away at college. The Silent Thief is a thriller that examines familial bonds and the line between sanity and insanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Clary
CAST:  Toby Hemingway  •  Cody Longo  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  John Billingsley

Brennan is an outcast drifter who threatens to destroy a family's unity by displacing their son, Mike, while he is away at college. The Silent Thief is a thriller that examines familial bonds and the line between sanity and insanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Clary
CAST:  Toby Hemingway  •  Cody Longo  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  John Billingsley

247 Degrees Fahrenheit (2011)

Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, but the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Levan Bakhia  •  Beqa Jguburia
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Travis Van Winkle  •  Michael Copon  •  Christina Ulloa

Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, but the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Levan Bakhia  •  Beqa Jguburia
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Travis Van Winkle  •  Michael Copon  •  Christina Ulloa

Triple Dog (2010)

On the night of a sleepover, a group of teenage girls venture out in a competitive game of challenging dares. As the antics escalate, and the dares become more extreme, the girls unravel the truth behind a former student's rumored suicide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascal Franchot
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Britt Robertson  •  Alexia Fast  •  Janel Parrish

On the night of a sleepover, a group of teenage girls venture out in a competitive game of challenging dares. As the antics escalate, and the dares become more extreme, the girls unravel the truth behind a former student's rumored suicide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascal Franchot
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Britt Robertson  •  Alexia Fast  •  Janel Parrish

Smile Pretty (2009)

Nastalia is too young to have experienced many things in life, but as an abused child she has already experienced the darkest side of it. Now a young teen she takes it upon herself to change her life for the better, but the torment that is so interlaced with her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Bromley Davenport
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Pete Chekvala  •  Shannon Collis  •  Alexander Knezevich

Nastalia is too young to have experienced many things in life, but as an abused child she has already experienced the darkest side of it. Now a young teen she takes it upon herself to change her life for the better, but the torment that is so interlaced with her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Bromley Davenport
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Pete Chekvala  •  Shannon Collis  •  Alexander Knezevich

Love at First Hiccup (2009)

Victor, a bumbling and gullible high school freshman, has caught a serious case of Anya-itis—an acute, incurable crush on hot senior Anya. Too bad she dates the most popular guy in school and doesn't have a clue that Victor exists. After a string of awkward run-ins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg
CAST:  Devon Werkheiser  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Tania Verafield  •  Ken Luckey

Victor, a bumbling and gullible high school freshman, has caught a serious case of Anya-itis—an acute, incurable crush on hot senior Anya. Too bad she dates the most popular guy in school and doesn't have a clue that Victor exists. After a string of awkward run-ins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg
CAST:  Devon Werkheiser  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Tania Verafield  •  Ken Luckey

Obsessed (2009)

Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. Lisa begins to stalk Derek, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Shill
CAST:  Beyoncé  •  Idris Elba  •  Ali Larter  •  Jerry O'Connell

Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. Lisa begins to stalk Derek, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Shill
CAST:  Beyoncé  •  Idris Elba  •  Ali Larter  •  Jerry O'Connell

Halloween II (2009)

Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois. Meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Sheri Moon Zombie  •  Tyler Mane  •  Chase Wright Vanek

Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois. Meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Zombie
CAST:  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Sheri Moon Zombie  •  Tyler Mane  •  Chase Wright Vanek

The Runaways (2010)

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Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for The Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengali-like influence of impresario Kim Fowley ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Floria Sigismondi
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Alia Shawkat

Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for The Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengali-like influence of impresario Kim Fowley ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Floria Sigismondi
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Alia Shawkat

Audrey's Rain (2003)

Audrey Walker has given up her hopes and dreams, until an ex-love returns to town and helps her realize a second chance at life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Jean Smart  •  Richard Gilliland  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Angus T. Jones

Audrey Walker has given up her hopes and dreams, until an ex-love returns to town and helps her realize a second chance at life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Jean Smart  •  Richard Gilliland  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Angus T. Jones

Love's Unfolding Dream (2007)

Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman and deeply wants a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Frost
CAST:  Erin Cottrell  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Dale Midkiff  •  Robert Pine

Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman and deeply wants a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Frost
CAST:  Erin Cottrell  •  Scout Taylor-Compton  •  Dale Midkiff  •  Robert Pine
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