Larry B. Scott (Actor) - Revenge of the Nerds
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Updated: 1/17/23

Name: Larry B. Scott

Birth Name: Larry B. Scott

Born: August 17, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA

Claim To Fame: Larry B. Scott is an American actor best known for playing Lamar Latrelle in the Revenge of the Nerds series of comedy films; from 1984 to 1994.

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Family Life: N/A

Info: His mother Valerie Scott was a social worker for Queens' Children's Services in NYC for many years.

Operates the acting studio W.I.T. (Whatever It Takes) Filmwerks.

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Trivia: Made his film debut in the 1978 movie A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich.

He is best known for playing Lamar Latrelle, the openly gay fraternity member of Lambda Lambda Lambda in the Revenge of the Nerds series of comedy films.

Scott showed up for his audition in character as Lamar, with glitter in his hair. According to him, the casting directors "couldn't stop laughing."

Took ballet and dance lessons for his role in the Revenge of The Nerds.

In the 1986 film SpaceCamp he played opposite a young Joaquin Phoenix as the character Rudy Tyler.

In Fear of a Black Hat, he played Tasty-Taste, a pastiche of rappers Flavor Flav and Eazy-E.

Made an appearance in The Karate Kid and is one of the first competitors to lose to Daniel LaRusso in the film's finale.

Scott has also made appearances in several television sitcoms, including Barney Miller, The Jeffersons, Seinfeld, St. Elsewhere, Magnum P.I. and Martin along with the television movie Roll of Thunder, and Hear My Cry.

Starred as tech genius F.X. Spinner on the sci-fi action adventure series Super Force for two seasons.

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Where Are They Now: Currently, Scott has completed work on the comedy film Spring Break '83 and he's been cast as Chief Sanders in the TV series Weekend Warriors, which is in pre-production.


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