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George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned the years from 1928 to 1962.

As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety of genres, including social dramas, crime dramas, comedies, musicals (albeit in non-singing and non-dancing roles), adventure tales, war films, and a few horror and fantasy films. However, his most enduring image is that of the tall-in-the-saddle Western hero. Out of his more than 100 film appearances over 60 were in Westerns; thus, "of all the major stars whose name was associated with the Western, Scott most closely identified with it."

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  • In the western parody Blazing Saddles, Sheriff Bart's attempt at rallying the citizens of Rock Ridge falls flat until:
    Bart: You'd do it for Randolph Scott.
    Townsfolk: [reverently] Randolph Scott!
    Angelic Chorus: Raaandooolph Scccooottt!
  • The Statler Brothers song "Whatever happened to Randolph Scott" is a lament about the perceived decline in the movie Western, and culture in general.