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      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).

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      HAIRSPRAY, Shawn Alex Thompson, 1988, (c) New Line HAIRSPRAY, Ricki Lake, Shawn Alex Thompson, 1988, (c) New Line



      No Score Yet No Score Yet An Insignificant Man Director,
      - 2012
      No Score Yet 25% Bram Stoker's Shadowbuilder Sheriff Sam Logan (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 30 Years to Life Writer - 1998
      No Score Yet 24% 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 No Score Yet Sleeping With Strangers Mark (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 67% Heads Clay Cox (Character) - 1994
      98% 80% Hairspray Corny Collins (Character) $6.7M 1988


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