Scott Lawrence is an American actor. His career started in the early 1990s. During his initial years, he had roles in the films The First Power, Ruby, Doppelganger, Timecop, and When the Bough Breaks. He later appeared in the movie Turbulence. In the 2000s, he became known for starring as Cmdr. Sturgis Turner in the NBC legal drama series JAG. Later in the 2010s, he had roles in the movies The Social Network, A Green Story, The Host, Into the Storm, Quitters, Danny Collins, and Equals. More recently, he played Dr. Henry Poole in Legion. He also currently stars as Detective Peter Dixon in the crime drama Mr. Mercedes.