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Shawn Doyle

Born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, Shawn Doyle has become a familiar face to audiences worldwide, turning out critically acclaimed performances on both the big and small screen.With his move to Los Angeles in 2005, Shawn quickly amassed an impressive list of credits with recurring roles on Desperate Housewives (2004) and 24 (2001), and guest-star roles on Lie to Me (2009), _"Terriers"(2010)_, Dark Blue (2009), Lost (2004), Numb3rs (2005) and Blind Justice (2005). In 2010 he said goodbye to his regular role as Joey in the hit series Big Love (2006) to portray the brilliant, charismatic and egocentric Balagan in Endgame (2011).Prior to moving south, Shawn starred in the critically-acclaimed Canadian series Bury the Lead (2002) and received the 2002 ACTRA Award and a 2004 Gemini (Canadian Emmy) Nomination, both for Outstanding Male Performance In A Leading Role, and a 2005 Gemini Nomination for Outstanding Performance In A Guest-starring Role. He starred opposite 'Mary-Louise Parker' in the CBC/BBC movie Voleuses de vie (2007), which garnered him a Gemini Award for Outstanding Male Performance In A Dramatic Program Or Miniseries. Other Canadian television credits include the CBC miniseries Guns (2008), Deep in the City (1999) (Gemini Nom.), Scar Tissue (2002), A Killing Spring (2002) (Gemini Nom), Criminal Instincts (2000), Peacekeepers (1997) and the miniseries Dieppe (1993). He will soon be starring as the Father of Canadian Confederation John A. Macdonald in the movie "The Rivals".Shawn's film credits include Grown Up Movie Star (2009), White Out (2008), Sabah (2005), Don't Say a Word (2001), Frequency (2000), The Majestic (2001), Knockaround Guys (2001) and Mount Pleasant (2006).On stage, Shawn has performed in a long list of plays, both contemporary and classical. His most recent outing in 'Carol Churchill's "A Number" earned him the 2006 Dora (Canadian Tony) Award for Outstanding Male Performance.

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Nov 30, 1967 In Wabush, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues 1993-01-27
Latest Project:
Series Fargo 2014-04-15

4 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Big Love
Fargo Vern Thurman 2 episodes, 2014 2014-04-15
Reign Unknown 2013
King & Maxwell Unknown 2013
House of Cards Unknown 2013-02-01
Hannibal Unknown 2013-04-04
Saving Hope Unknown 2012-06-07
Vegas Unknown 2012-09-25
Endgame Arkady Balagan 13 episodes, 2011 2011-03-14
Rookie Blue Unknown 2010-06-24
Republic of Doyle Unknown 2010-01-06
Terriers Unknown 2010-09-08
Covert Affairs Unknown 2010-07-13
Lost Girl Unknown 2010-09-12
Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
The Listener Unknown 2009-06-04
Dark Blue Unknown 2009-07-15
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Flashpoint Unknown 2008-07-11
Big Love Joey Henrickson 43 episodes, 2006-2010 2006-03-12
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Medium Unknown 2005-01-03
Blind Justice Unknown 2005-03-08
Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
24 Unknown 2001-11-06
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Psi Factor, chroniques du paranormal Unknown 1998-02-10
Invasion planète Terre Unknown 1997-10-06
Due South Unknown 1994-04-23
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Unknown 1993-01-27