Adam Scott (born April 3, 1973) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Henry Pollard in the Starz comedy series Party Down. His most notable film role is probably that of the role of Derek Huff in the 2008 film Step Brothers. He currently appears on the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation as assistant city manager, Ben Wyatt.
His role as Henry Pollard earned him a nomination for a 2009 Ewwy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.
Scott was born in Santa Cruz, California. He has two older siblings, Shannon and David. Scott has said that his brother David "looks like him but is far more cerebral and inherited the intellect of their parents," both of whom are retired teachers. He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, California.