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Big Scoob

Biography

Stewart Ashby, aka Big Scoob, spent his past due adolescence and section of his early adulthood associated with gangs in his indigenous Kansas Town, Missouri. Rap music ultimately provided a route from the lifestyle. Alongside fellow MC Technology N9ne, he shaped the 57th Road Rogue Pet Villains, an organization that released a small number of albums through the past due ’90s and early 2000s. Frustrated using the market, Scoob remaining music and centered on increasing his daughters, but Technology N9ne confident him to come back over time of dormancy. Authorized to Technology N9ne’s Unusual Music label, Scoob released the single albums Monsterifik (2009) and Damn Fool (2011), both which were done with guest looks from the prolonged Strange family members. The No Filtration system EP was also released in 2011. Big Scoob lowered a set of mixtapes, Dope Chat, Vol. 1 and Dope Chat, Vol. 2, in middle-2012. While Scoob produced guest looks on several Technology N9ne and Unusual Music produces, it wasn’t until November 2016 that he released his third recording of his personal materials, H.O.G.

Quick Facts


Full Name Big Scoob
Profession Rapper
Music Songs Bitch Please, Soul Musik, Walk The Line, Salue, All I Kno Is Hood, Intoxicated, Doe-Rey-Me, I Move With The Night, Barely Missing Prison, Money Low, Here 2day Gone 2morro, Dump Ni**a, Big Fella, Won't Ease Up, Quasars, Don't Get Stompt, Doe Doe Doe, Gimme A Beat, AKKA Damn Fool, Bi**h Please, Bring It 2 Tha Table, Drafted Intro, Bet I Don't, Only Know Hard, Stik @ Move, Dead-A-Man, Monsterifik, They DNT Want It, Let Me Holla At Cha, Drafted Outro, Lemonade Delight, Drunk & Stupid
Albums Damn Fool, Monsterifik, H.O.G., No Filter, No More Mr. Nice Guy


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#Fact
1 Was in a relationship with Olympic Gild medalist Cathy Freeman from 2003-2005.
2 His favorite actors are Gene Hackman, Gary Oldman, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ben Mendelsohn.
3 His short film Monkeys (2011) was selected for Australian short film event Final Cut in 2012, where it was awarded the Audience Favourite Prize alongside short films from award-winning filmmakers David Ludlow [Drifting (2010)] and Kelly Hucker [Kwik Fix (2010)].
4 Founding member of 'Blue-Tongue Films'.
5 Studied acting at Theatre Nepean in Sydney, Australia.
6 Starred in Ned Kelly (2003) with Orlando Bloom. Bloom in turn starred with Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). Kiera also starred in King Arthur (2004) with Edgerton.
7 Auditioned for the role of "Ty-Zor" in McG's now-aborted version of "Superman."
8 Is the second Star Wars actor to have played Sir Gawain in a King Arthur movie. Liam Neeson played the role in Excalibur (1981).
9 When he graduated from high school he attended University of Western Sydney-Nepean Kingswood Campus and studied Drama there
10 Attended Hills Grammar School in Sydney's north-west.
11 Joel appears in the music video for Ben Lee's (Claire Danes's then-boyfriend) 2002 single "Something Borrowed, Something Blue". The music video was directed by Joel's brother Nash Edgerton.
12 Joel's brother, Nash Edgerton, was also in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). Nash was the stunt double for Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi).
13 The Edgerton brothers have collaborated on several film projects.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Open Window 2006 Peter Delaney
Kinky Boots 2005 Charlie
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 Owen Lars
The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello 2005 Short Jasper Morello (voice)
King Arthur 2004 Gawain
The Night We Called It a Day 2003 Rod Blue
Ned Kelly 2003 Aaron Sherritt
The Secret Life of Us 2001-2002 TV Series Will McGill
Dossa and Joe 2002 TV Series Robbo
The Hard Word 2002 Shane Twentyman
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 2002 Owen Lars
The Secret Life of Us 2001 TV Movie Will McGill
Saturn's Return 2001 TV Short Barney
Animalis 2001 Short Jack
The Pitch 2001 Short Guy
Gate 2000 Short David
Sample People 2000 Sem
The Three Stooges 2000 TV Movie Tom Cosgrove
Dogwatch 1999 Sparrow
Secret Men's Business 1999 TV Movie Baz
Erskineville Kings 1999 Wayne
Water Rats 1996-1999 TV Series Aaron Lawrence / Crosby
Never Tell Me Never 1998 TV Movie Pab
Bloodlock 1998 Short Danny
Praise 1998 Leo
Wildside 1998 TV Series Michael Savini
Spellbinder 1995-1997 TV Series Bazza
Fallen Angels 1997 TV Series Scoob
Big Sky 1997 TV Series Pierce Bateman
Loaded 1996 Short Frog
Race the Sun 1996 Steve Fryman
Police Rescue 1995 TV Series Andy
Red Sparrow 2017 pre-production
Bright 2017 filming Nick Jakoby
It Comes at Night 2017 post-production
Untitled Nash Edgerton Project 2017 post-production
Loving 2016 Richard
Midnight Special 2016 Lucas
Jane Got a Gun 2016 Dan Frost
Black Mass 2015 John Connolly
The Gift 2015/VI Gordo
Lifted 2015/II Short Paul
Life 2015/I John Morris
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014 Ramses
Felony 2013 Detective Malcolm Toohey
The Great Gatsby 2013 Tom Buchanan
The Captain 2013/I Short Dead Body
Zero Dark Thirty 2012 Patrick - Squadron Team Leader
Bob Dylan: Duquesne Whistle 2012 Video short Mobster
The Odd Life of Timothy Green 2012 Jim Green
Wish You Were Here 2012/I Dave Flannery
The Cartographer 2011 Short The Envoy (voice)
The Thing 2011/I Sam Carter
Warrior 2011 Brendan Conlon
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 2010 Metal Beak (voice)
Animal Kingdom 2010 Barry 'Baz' Brown
The Thief 2010 Short Joel
The Waiting City 2009 Ben Simmons
Separation City 2009 Simon Nicholson
Dirt Game 2009 TV Series Shane Bevic
$9.99 2008 Ron (voice)
Acolytes 2008 Ian Wright
The Square 2008 Billy
Father 2008 Short Narrator
Spider 2007 Short Paramedic
Crossbow 2007 Short The dad
Whisper 2007/I Vince
Dangerous 2007 TV Series Senior Sergeant Mark Field
Smokin' Aces 2006 Hugo Croop

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jane Got a Gun 2016 screenplay
The Gift 2015/VI written by
The Rover 2014 based on a story by
Felony 2013 screenplay
Monkeys 2011 Short written by
The List 2008/II Short
The Square 2008 original story / written by
The Pitch 2001 Short
Bloodlock 1998 Short writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gift 2015/VI producer
Felony 2013 producer
Monkeys 2011 Short producer
The Square 2008 executive producer
Bloodlock 1998 Short producer
Loaded 1996 Short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gift 2015/VI
Monkeys 2011 Short
The List 2008/II Short

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deadline 1997/I Short additional camera operator

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cryo 2012 Short fight choreography

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cryo 2012 Short special thanks
Fighting Fear 2011 Documentary special thanks
Netherland Dwarf 2008 Short thank you
The Making of 'Whisper' 2007 Video short special thanks
The Magician 2005/I thanks
Fuel 2003 Short personal thanks
The Island 2000 Short special thanks
Three Chords and a Wardrobe 1998 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Harry 2016 TV Series Himself
Made in Hollywood 2012-2016 TV Series Himself
Today 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg 2016 TV Series short Himself
Cinema 3 2016 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Black Mass: Deepest Cover, Darkest Crime 2016 Video documentary short Himself
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2016 TV Series Himself
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter 2016 TV Series Himself
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors 2015 TV Series Himself
The Gift: Karma for Bullies 2015 Video short Himself
Ok! TV 2015 TV Series Himself
Weekend Ticket 2015 TV Series short Himself
Unity 2015 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Sidewalks Entertainment 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
Exodus: Gods and Kings - Ridleyvision 2015 Video short Himself
Exodus: Gods and Kings - The Lawgiver's Legacy: Moses Throughout History 2015 Video short Himself
Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus - Gods and Kings 2015 Video documentary Himself
The Making of 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' 2015 Video short Himself
Conan 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Special Look 2014 TV Series Himself
Advance Australian Film 2014 Documentary Himself - Red Carpet Interview
The Hour 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
At the Movies 2013 TV Series Himself
Vivir de cine 2013 TV Series Himself
Zero Dark Thirty: Geared Up 2013 Video short Himself
Zero Dark Thirty: No Small Feat 2013 Video short Himself
Zero Dark Thirty: The Compound 2013 Video short Himself
Movie Surfers 2012 TV Series Himself
The Project 2012 TV Series Himself
The Thing Evolves 2012 Video short Himself
Fighting Fear 2011 Documentary Narrator
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Creating Animal Kingdom 2010 Video documentary Himself
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Moving Pictures Live! 2010 TV Series Himself
Inside the Square 2009 Video documentary short Himself
VTV Interviews 2009 TV Series Himself
9am with David & Kim 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Sunrise 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Doing Dungog 2008 Documentary Himself
The Making of 'Whisper' 2007 Video short Himself
20 to 1 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The IF Thing 2005 Short Himself
Blood on the Land: The Making of a King 2004 Video documentary short Himself
The 2003 Australian Film Institute Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Secret Life of 'The Secret Life of Us' 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Supporting Actor The Gift (2015)
2016 Virtuoso Award Santa Barbara International Film Festival Black Mass (2015)
2015 Hollywood Breakthrough Award Hollywood Film Awards Breakthrough Actor Black Mass (2015)
2015 Best Actor Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival The Gift (2015)
2014 AACTA Award Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actor The Great Gatsby (2013)
2014 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Actor - Supporting Role The Great Gatsby (2013)
2013 AFCA Award Australian Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Wish You Were Here (2012)
2013 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Actor Wish You Were Here (2012)
2011 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Supporting Actor - Male Animal Kingdom (2010)
2010 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actor Animal Kingdom (2010)
2009 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Screenplay The Square (2008) · Matthew Dabner
2008 Best Actor Melbourne Underground Film Festival Acolytes (2008)
2002 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Television Drama The Secret Life of Us (2001)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 AACTA International Award Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actor Black Mass (2015)
2016 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Breakthrough Film Artist The Gift (2015)
2016 DGA Award Directors Guild of America, USA Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director The Gift (2015)
2016 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Wide-Release Film The Gift (2015)
2016 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Actor Loving (2016)
2016 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Feature Debut The Gift (2015)
2015 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Actor Felony (2013)
2015 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Screenplay Felony (2013)
2014 AFCA Award Australian Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor The Great Gatsby (2013)
2014 AACTA International Award Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actor The Great Gatsby (2013)
2014 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Adapted Screenplay The Rover (2014) · David Michôd
2013 AACTA Award Australian Film Institute Best Lead Actor Wish You Were Here (2012)
2012 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Fight Warrior (2011) · Tom Hardy
2011 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Actor - Male The Waiting City (2009)
2010 IF Award IF Awards Best Actor The Waiting City (2009)
2009 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Supporting Actor The Square (2008)
2009 Film Award New Zealand Film and TV Awards (II) Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film Separation City (2009)
2008 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Supporting Actor The Square (2008)
2008 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Screenplay - Original The Square (2008) · Matthew Dabner
2003 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Supporting Actor - Male Ned Kelly (2003)
2002 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Hard Word (2002)
2002 FCCA Award Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Supporting Actor - Male The Hard Word (2002)
2002 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Outstanding Actor The Secret Life of Us (2001)
2000 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Telefeature or Mini-Series The Secret Life of Us (2001)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Screenplay The Gift (2015)


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#Quote
1 It feels good to be fit and strong.
2 I'm hardly digging trenches for a living. I'm getting to tap into my boyhood fantasies of being a larger-than-life character.
3 Whenever you deal with science fiction you are setting up a world of rules. I think you work hard to establish the rules. And you also have to work even harder to maintain those rules, and within that find excitement and unpredictability and all that stuff.
4 I can't sing or dance.
5 I'm a pacifist.
6 There's the pressure of being a No. 1 on the call sheet, being a lead actor. There's almost this feeling like being captain of the team. You want to put a bit of energy into actually setting a good example.
7 That's one of the great privileges, being an actor, is that someone pays you and sends you off to learn about something that otherwise you'd never know about.
8 To act with a tennis ball and imagine it's a tentacle, or if you're in some kind of wilderness film and you go, 'Okay, we can't have a grizzly bear here, but imagine when you step over the rock there there's a grizzly bear.' I don't know. They're tough moments.
9 The biggest difference for me is momentum. On a smaller film you get to shoot sometimes four or five scenes a day and you've got to do the tight schedule. I think I really feel the luxuries of a big budget film.
10 I remember my brother Nash had just directed me in 'The Square,' and I was sitting in Australia going: 'No one's called me about working for ages. I don't know if I'm ever going to get another job.'
11 Whereas 'Avatar' and other movies get shocks out of their three-dimensionality, 'Gatsby' is going to be about inviting the audience into this larger-than-life drama, letting them almost be inside the room rather than looking at it through the window. I think it will really work.
12 Every job leaves its residue, a bit of extra knowledge, a new skill-set.
13 I'm not going to allow myself to second-guess projects. I'm just going to do the ones that I fully love and believe in - that's a real privilege.
14 One of the things I've always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Physicality is such a big part of being an actor, but it's also about stillness and silence.
15 I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.
16 The tricky thing becomes: Do you know yourself well enough to then portray that on screen? And for me, I find that really hard. I'd rather hide behind accents and funny walks.
17 The first video I ever watched was on a Beta system because everyone thought Beta was the way but then it ended up being video so we backed the wrong horse.
18 Sometimes, the smaller roles in movies can be the most interesting. If you only take the stance that you'll only play central characters in movies, you'll find yourself not being able to indulge in that morally grey terrain that makes support characters so rich and interesting.
19 It's tricky. I've never been standing at the top of the tree with tons of money thrown at me. I've never really had a profile. So in a way I have this 'nothing to lose' attitude.
20 I'm on the list that I thought I'd never be on. I'm not sitting here thinking, 'God, I might get this part' or 'is it too late for me to play Hamlet?' It's really about: who do I get to work with? There's so many people on that list.
21 There's a real sense of fighting and destruction in our DNA that we don't get in touch with.
22 'The Great Gatsby' ticked so many boxes for me.
23 My brother and I are best friends.
24 I have always stuck to my guns about what I want from the work and what interests me. I've never been seduced down the evil path. The path of taking the money.
25 The sum total of all my stop-starts have made me less concerned about the future. I'm just aware now that I'll always land on my feet somehow.
26 [on how important it is to him that he's involved in other facets of filmmaking besides acting] Well, it's great. I mean, it's great to have that opportunity. It's just been like, without meaning it to sound too arrogant, I have a lot of stuff in me that I know I can do and I've wanted to have the opportunity to do and now thanks to people like Gavin O'Connor and David Michod, I'm starting to kind of spread my wings a little bit more and get new opportunities. And I'm fucking ready for them and I'm dying to do more stuff, but at the same time I want to keep writing projects. I want to write characters that I want to play. I want to direct. I want to do a lot of stuff. I just don't want to do crap movies, man, because I just love that I can get up and talk about them and talk to journalists about stuff that I'm really proud of. I mean, fuck, man - there is so much money out there to be made out there in the industry, and unfortunately the most money gets given for the subpar quality projects, so I don't need money to survive. I don't need shit tons of money, I just want to be satisfied all the time, and I want to be proud. I don't want to sit here and talk to you and know that in your mind you're going, "I fucking hated this movie and this guy is a sellout and I hate him." So we've got high expectations of ourselves at Blue Tongue and I've just got a high expectation myself. And I know I've got a brother, Nash, who if I took a step too far out of line or did it a couple of times in a row in terms of choosing the wrong project, he would slap me down (laughs). And I'm like you - I just love good movies. And not every movie you're going to end up in is always going to turn out right, but at least walk into it with the right intention. I have an issue with the commercial aspect of moviemaking: I don't see why a movie can't make a lot of money and also be good. We see at least two or three of them every year. Like last year I think was a really good year for movies, and they made some money and they also satisfied people on a number of levels. But there is some shit movies out there now. - it fucking pisses me off - and I hate it when a shit movie comes out that's obviously made just to make money, and it does make that money and it lets everybody know that it's okay to make shit movies because you can get rich off of it. I hate those people (laughs). There has got to be a business, yes, obviously it's a film business. But at least try along the way.
27 [on Smokin' Aces (2006)] I'm not a huge advocate of violence for violence's sake, but what makes this film okay in that regard for me is that it's a heightened reality. It's kind of like Ocean's Eleven on acid - it's hyper-real, cartoon violence.

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