Scott Waara (born June 5, 1957) is an American actor. He made his Broadway debut as a member of the ensemble for the musical Wind in the Willows, and performed in Welcome to the Club and City of Angels. He won the Best Featured Actor Tony Award for his performance of Herman in The Most Happy Fella in 1992. Waara played Duane Cooper in the short-lived 1994 CBS sitcom Muddling Through. Waara played B. Santa Maria in the 2004 Award-Winning short film The Proverb. He has continued starring in TV shows like Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, and Without a Trace. In addition Waara starred in the 2009 film The Least Among You with Lauren Holly and Louis Gossett Jr..