Judith Scott

Judith Scott

Television soon provided her with a consistent showcase as a guest performer on such popular episodic series like "Judging Amy" (CBS, 1999-2005) and "The X-Files" (Fox, 1993-2002) and made-for-TV features, as well as additional stints as a series regular or recurring player on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-15) and "Jake 2.0" (UPN, 2003). In 2005, Scott enjoyed two of her most high-profile projects - the thriller "Flightplan" (2005), which cast her as a forthright flight attendant opposite Jodie Foster, and "Guess Who" (2005), a broad remake of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967) with Scott as lead Bernie Mac's patient wife. She then segued to a season-long assignment as a police lieutenant plagued by fears about her fiancé's fidelity on "Dexter." Recurring roles on the critically acclaimed "Lincoln Heights" (ABC Family, 2007-2010) and "Castle," as the bereaved wife of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's dedicated police captain, preceded her first leading role as a frequently married actress who served as inspiration for her adopted children in the independent film "The Longer Day of Happiness" (2012). In addition to her acting career, Scott was a dedicated food activist who campaigned actively for the passage of California Proposition 37, which required labeling on food that was made with genetically modified material, in 2012.