Tall, charismatic, and imposing, Lance is the quintessential renaissance man with an eye for detail. Equipped with a strong knowledge of military history and heraldry, he is also known for an extraordinarily captivating story telling ability. He has worked on numerous projects as an expert historical & military technical advisor. He is gifted with... See full bio »
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  Combat Report (TV Series) (armorer - 6 episodes, 2015) (military & historical consultant - 6 episodes, 2015) (researcher - 6 episodes, 2015) (weapons master - 6 episodes, 2015)
- Trust (2015) ... (armorer) / (military & historical consultant) / (researcher) / (weapons master)
- A Prevailing Wind (2015) ... (armorer) / (military & historical consultant) / (researcher) / (weapons master)
- Gambit (2015) ... (armorer) / (military & historical consultant) / (researcher) / (weapons master)
- Tunnel (2015) ... (armorer) / (military & historical consultant) / (researcher) / (weapons master)
- Letters from Home (2015) ... (armorer) / (military & historical consultant) / (researcher) / (weapons master)
 2014 Unthinkable: An Airline Captain's Story (weapons/armorer)
 2013 Easy Day (Short) (armorer)
 2013 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (Video Game) (chief armorer) / (military consultant)
 2013 House of Last Things (military & historical consultant)
 2012/I Recovery (web publicist)
 2012 Cell Count (armorer) / (weapons/armorer)
 2012 Sweet Talker (Video short) (armorer) / (historical consultant)
 2011 Grid Down (Short) (armorer) / (military consultant)
  Leverage (TV Series) (armorer - 1 episode, 2011) (military & historical consultant - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Van Gogh Job (2011) ... (armorer) / (military & historical consultant)
 2011/I Restless (military & historical consultant - uncredited)
 2010 Blood Price (Short) (armorer) / (historical consultant)
 2009 Everyman's War (historical military consultant)
 2009 Follow the Prophet (armorer - uncredited)
 2008 42 Ways to Kill Hitler (TV Movie documentary) (armorer) / (historical & military consultant)
 2008/I Berlin (Short) (armorer) / (historical and technical advisor)
 2008/III Restless (Short) (armorer)
 2007 Situation Critical (TV Series documentary) (technical military consultant - 1 episode)
- Al Qaeda Ambush (2007) ... (technical military consultant)
 2005-2007 Man, Moment, Machine (TV Series) (historical military consultant - 4 episodes)
- JFK and the Crisis Crusader (2007) ... (historical military consultant)
- Dam Buster: WWII's Bouncing Bomb (2005) ... (historical military consultant)
- Wernher von Braun and the V2 Rocket (2005) ... (historical military consultant)
- Doolittle's Daring Raid (2005) ... (historical military consultant)
 2002 The Keeper (historical military consultant)
 1999 Paradise Cove (weapons armorer)
 1999 We Served with Pride: The Chinese American Experience in WWII (Documentary) (technical advisor: military)
 1998/I Salvation (weapons armorer)
 1990 Memphis Belle (publicity assistant - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

J. Shawn Lance | Jay S. Lance


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