Scott Lowell is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Ted Schmidt in Queer as Folk.


Lowell was born on February 22, 1965, in Denver, Colorado. He was adopted at a young age and raised just outside of New Haven, Connecticut. He attended Connecticut College in New London, then moved to Chicago, Illinois shortly afterward to pursue acting as a career. After getting his first acting job in the 1996 short film Opus 27, Lowell has starred in dozens of roles and became well-known for his appearance in Queer as Folk as Ted Schmidt.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Lowell portrayed stalker-turned-abductor Mike Hicks in the Season Three episode The Crossing.


  • Better Half (2015) as Zack Riley
  • Bones (2011-2014) as Dr. Douglas Filmore (3 episodes)
  • The Fosters (2013) as Dr. Aldicott
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2012) as Gavin Pearson
  • Castle (2012) as David Hernande
  • CSI: NY (2011) as Coach Dwight Gavin
  • Supah Ninjas (2011) as Mr. Bradford
  • The Chicago 8 (2011) as Richard Schultz
  • Dinner with Fred (2011) as Heywood Flannigan (short)
  • NCIS (2011) as Terry Thomas
  • Donna's Revenge (2010) as Steve (2 episodes)
  • The Defenders (2010) as Conlon
  • Proposition 8 Trial Re-Enactment (2010) as Dr. Gregory M. Herek (TV series documentary)
  • American Dad! (2006-2009) as Barney/Brett/Felix (4 episodes, voice)
  • Heroes (2009) as Professor (2 episodes)
  • Walter's Wife (2009) as Walter (short)
  • Leverage (2008) as Andrew Grant
  • Criminal Minds - The Crossing (2008) TV episode - Mike Hicks
  • Scubaman (2008) as Scubaman (short)
  • To Live and Die in Dixie (2008) as Parker Bryant
  • Ping Pong Playa (2007) as Tom
  • Trapped Ashes (2006) as Henry (story segments "Wraparound")
  • Queer as Folk (2000-2005) as Ted Schmidt (83 episodes)
  • On the Edge (2001) as Charlie (wraparound segments)
  • Damned If You Do (2000) as Funny Guy (short)
  • Ladies Room L.A. (2000) as Dan (short)
  • Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000) as Laird Jones
  • Frasier (2000) as Chuck
  • The Debtors (1999) as George
  • Love Bites (1999) as Ian (short)
  • Caroline in the City (1999) as Carl
  • Early Edition (1997) as Scott the Florist (uncredited)
  • Opus 27 (1996) as Beethoven (short)


  • Put on Your Sunday Clothes! (2002) - Queer as Folk - 1 episode


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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