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Overview (1)

Born in Torrance, California, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Shawn Flanagan has been producing feature films and shorts for over twenty years. After a one day stint working as an extra on the film "The Right Stuff", Flanagan began studying film and acting at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA. He soon found himself working with Sean Donahue and Patrick G. Donahue of Bottom Line Studios. There he co-wrote, managed production, and co starred in four feature films starring Sean Donahue, Richard Lynch, Erik Estrada, Frank Stallone, Patrick G. Donahue and Ted Markland, all distributed through Artist View Entertainment. In 1997 Flanagan formed Almaden Films where he wrote, produced and directed twelve films, four of which premiered at the San Jose Cinequest film festival. In 2001 Flanagan won the Low Budget Genius Award for his work on "The Friggin' Mafia Movie" starring Richard Lynch, at the Silver Street film festival. In 2014 Flanagan co produced, directed and edited a pilot reality show "The Ridgeways". November 2017 Flanagan was nominated in two categories at the US Hollywood International Golden Film Awards for Outstanding Producer and Outstanding Director for his work on "Jimmy Kendrick", a film he co wrote, co produced, shot, directed and edited.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Trivia (6)

Related to Eugene W. Biscailuz, who held office as Los Angeles County Sheriff from 1932-1958. Biscailuz was also appointed Superintendent of the California Highway Patrol, organizing the vast highway patrol system for the entire state of California that still exists today. He also worked as the technical advisor on several episodes of the 1957 TV show "Code 3", as well as appearing in the show as himself.
Father of actor Shawn Michael Flanagan.
Avid bowler. At the age of 18, rolled a 290 game in league play.
Has worked as a sheetrock scrapper, carpet layer's helper, bowling alley porter, donut fryer, hod carrier, auto delivery driver, auto detailer, tow truck driver, auto wholesaler, security officer, chaffeur, restaurant host, painter, wedding videographer, TV commercial producer and property manager.
In the late 80's, named his former company "Nighthawk Auto Transport" after Sylvester Stallone's film, "Nighthawks".
Inspired to be an actor/screenwriter after watching the movie "Rocky 3".

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