Scott Schiaffo was born in Passaic, New Jersey. Independent film fans know him best as the "Chewlies Gum Guy" from Kevin Smith's 1994 independent cult classic "Clerks".
Schiaffo is an actor/musician who plays guitar, keyboards, bass, and harmonica. Schiaffo has appeared in several feature films as well as many shorts since his big screen debut in the seminal cult comedy "Clerks".
He's appeared alongside Michael DeLorenzo in "The Garden State", Selma Blair in "The Broccoli Theory" and Ethan Suplee in "Vulgar" He was featured in the View Askew produced - Lions Gate distributed motion picture "Vulgar". "Vulgar" has gone on to become a cult classic and one of Lions Gate's most controversial releases to date.
Schiaffo played the lead, Mike Tobin in Tom Zanca's crime thriller "Linger" which enjoyed a winning response at many film festivals.
Scott played the lead "Mo Fletcher" in the independent comedy feature "Idiots Are Us" which won Best Comedy Feature at the 2006 New York Film and Vi