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Scott McGinnis

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Scott McGinnis
Born (1958-11-19) November 19, 1958 (age 62)
Glendale, California, U.S.
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Scott McGinnis (born November 19, 1958) is an American actor and director. He has appeared in both films and television.[1] McGinnis is best known by Star Trek fans as "Mr. Adventure" in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, where his character worked with Cdr. Uhura in the Old City Station transporter room. His character stated that he wanted some action and later received it when Uhura forced him into the closet at gunpoint.

Scott's first feature film was in the film The Viking Queen (1967) in which he appeared uncredited. Other appearances include Wacko (1982), Joysticks (1983), Making the Grade (1984) (which also features "Wacko" co-star and comedian Andrew Dice Clay), Secret Admirer (1985), Sky Bandits (1986), Odd Jobs (1986) and You Can't Hurry Love (1988).

McGinnis appeared in several television movies and had a role on the TV series Operation Petticoat as Seaman Dixon from 1978-1979. His last television appearance was in the TV movie Shadow Hunter. He has also directed individual television episodes, including Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, Angel and The Jersey. Feature film directorial credits include Last Gasp and Caroline at Midnight. He also directs and produces Global Broadcast 4 Kids News, an online news channel from one kid to another.


Year Title Role Notes
1967 The Viking Queen Uncredited
1979 The Meateater Necking Boy
1982 Wacko Norman Bates
1982 Facts of Life Dink Lockwood Episode: "Kids Can Be Cruel"
1983 Joysticks Jefferson Bailey
1984 Racing with the Moon Michael
1984 Making the Grade Bif
1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Mr. Adventure
1985 Secret Admirer Steve Powers
1985 Thunder Alley Donnie
1986 3:15 Chris Barts
1986 Odd Jobs Woody
1986 Sky Bandits Barney
1988 You Can't Hurry Love Skip Dooley
1988 The Boost Investor


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