Shaun Scott (born 1954) is a British television actor, who appeared in the popular long-running series of The Bill where he played DI Chris Deakin. He also appeared as deputy lock keeper Tom Pike in the 1989 BBC TV comedy The River with David Essex. He also played Harchester United manager Patrick Doyle in Sky One's football drama Dream Team and appeared as a villainous regular in the Scottish Gaelic soap opera Machair. He also played Jack Fairchild in the comedy series Brass.Theatre credits include, "Crazy For You" Prince Edward Theatre. "Heartbreak House", The Haymarket Theatre, dir. Trevor Nunn. "The Shaughraun", National Theatre and "Translations" National Theatre.