Kelsey Scott – Actress, Producer, and Writer




Kelsey Scott is an exceptional Actress, Writer, and a Producer who is known for her roles in Insecure (2018-2021, 9 episodes, as Felicia), Fear the Walking Dead: Passage (2016-2017, 16 episodes, as Sierra), 12 Years a Slave (2013, as Anne Northup), and How to Get Away with Murder (2016-2017, 6 episodes, as Rose Edmond, Rose).


The upcoming projects of Kelsey Scott are The Descendant (post-production stage, as Liz’s mother) and Kemba (as Michelle).


Early life


Kelsey Scott was born on 23rd of February 1976 and her place of birth is Atlanta, Georgia, US. The current age of Kelsey is 47 years and her zodiac sign is Pisces. On the online platform, there isn’t much information about Kelsey Scott’s parents, siblings, and her current relationship status.


Kelsey Scott has completed her graduation from Florida A&M University (BS in Broadcast Journalism). She also has an MFA degree in Film Production from FSU.


In the acting field, Kelsey has been trained by mentors like Jamison Haase, Andy Henry, Nick Anderson, Chris Game, and Marilyn Coleman. She has taken the training in dance from Dekalb Center for the Performing Arts and Debbie Reynolds Studio.


Careers and success


Kelsey Scott started her acting journey from a TV series named “The Robert Guillaume Show” (1989, 12 episodes, as Pamela Sawyer) and at this point of time, she was 13 years old. The debut movie of this actress is “Chocolate City” (1994, as Charmaine).


Kelsey gained popularity for her roles in Insecure (2018-2021, as Felicia), Dynasty (2021, as Martina), Giants (2018, as Sadiyah), Fear the Walking Dead: Passage (2016-2017, as Sierra), How to Get Away with Murder (2016-2017, as Rose), The Process (2016, Jackie Winston), and Hollywood Girl (2010-2016, as Madison Carroll).


Kelsey has also tried her hand in the production and writing fields. She is the writer of Hollywood Girl (2011-2016, 10 episodes), Motives 2 (2007), Love and War (2004), Motives (2004), The Buse (2000), Kismet (1998), and Hiplet. Her production-based talent can be seen in Kismet (1998, short film, producer), Room for Seven (2001, associate producer), Man with a Movie Camera (2014, short film, producer), Hollywood Girl (2013-2016, 3 episodes, as producer and associate producer), and Little May (2021, short film, associate producer).



In the year 2019, Kelsey was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award (Outstanding Guest Performer in a Digital Daytime Drama Series for Giants) and in 2017, she was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award (Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for Fear of Walking Dead: Passage). She has won several awards like Best Student Film Award for The Buse (year 2000), Outstanding Actress Award for Hatshepsut (2020), and Best Film/Best Scenario Award for The Buse (year 2000). In total, she has around 6 wins, and 10 major nominations to her credit.


Kelsey Scott has immense experience in the theatre field and she has worked with establishments like Alliance Theatre, Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Top Entertainment, International City Theatre (Long Beach), Jomandi Productions, and Seven-N-One Productions. She has played important roles in stage plays like What I Learned in Paris, The Bedroom Window, Dreamgirls, Let’s Talk about AIDS, Miss Julie, Legacy, and Little Shop of Horrors.


Interesting facts


Kelsey Scott’s height is 5 “5”, her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown. She weighs around 120 lbs and her shoe size is US 8.5. Kelsey has a dedicated website by the name


This actress believes in the magic of artistic expression that leads to personal as well as educational growth. She is one of the celebrity ambassadors of “Kids in the Spotlight”. It is a non-profit entity that gives opportunities to the foster care youth so that they can make a mark in the film and TV industry. She also supports WriteGirl. It is also a non-profit establishment that gives bright chances to young women so that they can get mentorship of creative people.


Kelsey Scott is active on Instagram (@mskelseyscott) and she has more than 2.2K followers. She is also active on Twitter and her account states that she is an actor, screenwriter, vocalist, and scrabble aficionado.


Currently, she is based in Los Angeles/Atlanta and this star performer has African/American ethnicity. Some of her special skills are public speaking, aerobics, jazz, modern dance, hip hop, and Pilates. She knows different American accents and British accent.


Kelsey Scott is a SAG-AFTRA/AEA eligible actress and she is represented by Synergy Talent Group, LLC.

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