Shawn Thompson

Shawn Thompson

Highest Rated: 98% Hairspray (1988)

Lowest Rated: 98% Hairspray (1988)

Birthday: Jan 13, 1962

Birthplace: Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada

Shawn Alex Thompson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. His career began with roles in "Guiding Light" (1951-2009), "The Late Show" (Fox, 1986-88) and "Secret Service" (NBC, 1992-93). He also appeared in the TV movie "Heads" (Showtime, 1993-94). He had an early role on the television special "Working for Peanuts" (HBO, 1986-87). In the early stages of his Hollywood career, Thompson held acting roles in films like the Sonny Bono comedy "Hairspray" (1988). Several more television roles followed in the nineties, including stints on "The Newz" (1994-95). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Danielle Steel's "Family Album"" (1994-95). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in "Rave - Dancing to a Different Beat" (1993) with Eddie Garcia and "Sleeping With Strangers" (1994). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "The Newz" (1994-95). Thompson continued to exercise his talent in the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "Borrowed Hearts: A Holiday Romance" (CBS, 1997-98), "30 Years to Life" (UPN, 1998-99) and "Dinner at Fred's" (1998) starring Christopher Lloyd. His credits also expanded to "Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families" (Showtime, 1998-99) and "The Wrong Girl" (NBC, 1998-99). Most recently, Thompson directed "An American in Canada" (Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC), 2002-04).

Highest rated movies





No Score Yet No Score Yet An Insignificant Man Director,
- 2012
No Score Yet 26% Bram Stoker's Shadowbuilder Sheriff Sam Logan (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet 30 Years to Life Writer - 1998
No Score Yet 25% Shadow Builder Unknown (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 0% Future Fear Robert (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 62% Dinner at Fred's Director,
- 1997
No Score Yet 77% Borrowed Hearts: A Holiday Romance Dave Hebert (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 67% Heads Clay Cox (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sleeping With Strangers Mark (Character) - 1994
98% 79% Hairspray Corny Collins (Character) $6.7M 1988


No Score Yet 100% The Outer Limits Writer 1995
No Score Yet 18% Baywatch Jamie Campbell (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Matson (Guest Star) 1990