by Steve Anderson
Scott Speedman (born Robert Scott Speedman on September 1, 1975 in London, England) is a Scottish-Canadian film and television actor. He is best known for playing Ben Covington in the coming-of-age drama television series Felicity and Lycan-Vampire hybrid Michael Corvin in the gothic horror/action Underworld films. His most recent television role has him starring as XO Sam Kendal in the ABC military drama series Last Resort, which premiers this Fall.
Scott is 5′ 11″ (1.80 m) tall and lives in Los Angeles. He is a good friend of Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman and often attends barbecues at their Los Angeles house.