A. O. Scott

A. O. Scott
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Scott in 2016
Anthony Oliver Scott

(1966-07-10) July 10, 1966 (age 54)
ResidenceBrooklyn, New York
EducationClassical High School
Alma materHarvard University,
Johns Hopkins University
OccupationJournalist, movie critic
EmployerThe New York Times
Home townNorthampton, Massachusetts
RelativesEli Wallach (great-uncle)
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Anthony Oliver Scott (born July 10, 1966) is an American journalist and movie critic. He is the manager for all movie critics for The New York Times. His great-uncle is American actor Eli Wallach.

Scott was born on July 10, 1966 in Northampton, Massachusetts.[1] He is Jewish.[2] Scott studied at the Classical High School, at Johns Hopkins University, and at Harvard University. He is married. They have two children. He now lives in Brooklyn, New York.


  1. "The New York Times > Movies > Film Critic Biography: A. O. Scott". archive.nytimes.com.
  2. Scott, A. O. (1 October 2009). "Coen Brothers, Tarantino and Jewish History Real and Revised" – via NYTimes.com.

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