Clive Scott was born o 4 July, 1937 in Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa as Robert Clive Cleghorn. He is a South African radio, film, television and theatre actor and director best known for his performances in the TV soap operas, The Villagers and Isidingo. He went to school in Springs. After the death of his father, his mother settled in Cape Town. His earlier adult career was in banking including a two-year stint in Rhodesia
Having enough of banking he left for the United Kingdom for three months but ended up staying twelve years. He studied acting at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art before taking up acting at various repertory theatres in England. In 1965, Scott perform in The Mousetrap in London. Returning to South Africa in 1970, Clive appear in one of the first South Africa television dramas in 1976, The Villagers as Ted Dixon, a series of 76 episodes over three years, and this popular series made him a household name. He has also starred in a number of South African television advertisements. He is also a public speaker and has an interest in esoteric matters.
Some of his work in the entertainment industry according to their date include;
Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu (2017)
Winnie Mandela (2011)
Beat the Drum (2003)
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Operation Delta Force 5
Random Fire (2000)
Traitor’s Heart (1999).