George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. Scott played leading roles in a lot of different movies, such as dramas, comedies, adventures, horrors and fantasy films. However, Scott is best known for his roles in westerns: everyone remembers him as the tall-in-the-saddle western hero. He is considered to be one of the most famous stars whose names are associated with the western.

Scott's brilliant career lasted for more than 3 decades, which resulted in his working with many acclaimed screen directors, including Henry King, Rouben Mamoulian and Michael Curtiz. Scott also worked with a diverse array of cinematic leading ladies, from Shirley Temple and Irene Dunne to Mae West and Marlene Dietrich.

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