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Supervisory Special Agent Remy Scott
Dylan McDermott
With a professional acting career that spans nearly four decades, Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award-nominated actor Dylan McDermott has built an impressive resume of diverse and memorable acting roles.

McDermott debuted in his leading role as Supervisory Special Agent Remy Scott on CBS’ FBI: MOST WANTED on April 12, 2022, during the third season of the hit Dick Wolf series, now in its fifth season. His character also appeared in the franchise’s 2023 global crossover event with FBI and FBI: INTERNATIONAL. Additionally, McDermott garnered accolades for reprising his fan-favorite role of Richard Wheatley, Elliot Stabler’s (Chris Meloni) nemesis, on the second season of Wolf’s NBC series “Law & Order: Organized Crime.”

McDermott had his breakthrough role in the film “In the Line of Fire” opposite Clint Eastwood. Since then, his filmography includes “Miracle on 34th Street”; “Steel Magnolias” alongside Julia Roberts; “Home for the Holidays”; “Olympus Has Fallen” alongside Gerald Butler and Morgan Freeman; “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” with Kate Walsh, Emma Watson and Logan Lerman; and the comedy “The Campaign” with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis.

Also, he starred alongside Sophie Turner in “Josie” as Hank, a solitary man living a dull existence until he meets a high school student, Josie (Turner), with whom he develops a questionable relationship. McDermott also appeared in the indie film “Blind” with Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore. He played an indicted businessman whose wife (Moore) has an affair with a blind novelist (Baldwin).

In 2020, McDermott was seen in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series “Hollywood,” for which he earned an Emmy nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series. Set in the 1940s, the series follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown – no matter the cost. The show is a behind-the-scenes look into Hollywood’s Golden Age during the 1940s, and the buried history of unfair systems and social inequalities spanning race, gender and sexuality that many aspiring actors, writers and directors faced as they tried to make it. McDermott played Ernie, who runs a service station where cars, as well as Hollywood heavyweights, come to get serviced.

In fall 2019, McDermott returned to Ryan Murphy’s long-running hit anthology series “American Horror Story” for its ninth season, titled “American Horror Story: 1984.” The FX series served as an homage to the slasher films of the 1980s. McDermott played Bruce, a murderous hitchhiker. Additionally in the fall of 2019, McDermott took part in Ryan Murphy’s 10-episode Netflix comedy series “The Politician,” which revolved around the political aspirations of Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara. McDermott played Theo Sloan, Astrid’s (Lucy Boynton) father and husband to January Jones’ character.

In 2018, McDermott starred in the comedy series “LA to Vegas.” McDermott portrayed Captain Dave, an over-the-top pilot in the workplace comedy about a flight crew on the weekly Friday night flight from LAX to Vegas.

For eight seasons, McDermott portrayed senior defense attorney Bobby Donnell on the ABC legal drama “The Practice,” which garnered him a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series and an Emmy nomination. His other TV credits include the first two seasons of FX’s “American Horror Story” – “American Story: Murder House” and “American Story: Asylum” opposite Connie Britton and Jessica Lange; TNT’s cop drama “Dark Blue”; and CBS dramas HOSTAGES and STALKER.

Born in Waterbury, Conn., and raised in New York City as of his early teen years, McDermott lives in Los Angeles when he isn’t in production in New York City. His birthday is Oct. 26. Follow him on X @DylanMcDermott and Instagram @dylan.mcdermott.