Sally Scott Biography – Sally Scott Wiki
Sally S. Swiatek (born Sally Scott) is the daughter of Willard Scott, a longtime weather forecaster on the “Today” show, who played both Bozo the Clown and the original Ronald McDonald. Willard Scott served as “Today’s” main weather anchor from 1980 until 1996 when current “Today” weatherman Al Roker replaced him. He spent 65 years with NBC and was with “Today” for the last 35 of those. Though he retired in 2015, he had appeared sparingly to wish viewers that had turned 100 years old, a regular feature he had done since the early 1980s.
He was also known for portraying Bozo the Clown in the 1950s on the show “Afternoon,” and would appear in McDonald’s commercials as the character. After the show ended in 1959, he would rework the character into what become the first iteration of McDonald’s mascot, Ronald McDonald. Scott detailed how he created Ronald McDonald in his 1983 book, “The Joy of Living.”
Sally Scott Age
Sally Scott’s age is unclear. As of October 2002, she was a resident of Savannah, Ga.
Sally Scott Family
Sally Scott is the daughter of Willard Scott and Mary Dwyer Scott. Mary Dwyer Scott died of cancer Oct. 28, 2002, at age 66 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Willard Scott died at the age of 87 on September 4, 2021, in Delaplane, Virginia. Sally has a sister, Mary Scott.