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Don Shanks

Don Shanks was born on February 26, 1950 in Piasa, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Dumb & Dumber (1994), Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005) and Revenge of the Ninja (1983). See full bio »
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 2018 The Alone (Video Game) (pre-production)
Eugene Williams
 2015 Like Son (completed)
Sheriff Rugger
 2014/I Smothered
Don Shanks
 2011 Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (TV Movie)
Defeated Player (uncredited)
 2008 Little Bear and the Master
Caleb Egler
 2007 The Last Sin Eater
Indian Chief
 2005 Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (Video)
Coach Jacoby
 2002 No Dogs Allowed
 2001 Twice Today
Joe Oliver
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Guard #1
- Famous Last Words (2001) ... Guard #1 (uncredited)
 2001 Water with Food Coloring (Short)
 2000 Primary Suspect
Chief Lance
 2000 The Crow: Salvation
Guard #1
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
 1999 Made Men
 1998 The Tempest (TV Movie)
 1998 Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! (TV Movie)
 1997 Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Vago Wiseguy #3
 1996 Last Resort
Walking Far
 1996 Unforgivable (TV Movie)
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up
Charlie (as Donald L. Shanks)
 1993 The ButterCream Gang in Secret of Treasure Mountain (Video)
Indian holding an axe
 1993 Wind Dancer
 1992 The Secret of Lost Creek (TV Series)
Charlie Little Elk
 1992 The Legend of Wolf Mountain
Simcoe (uncredited)
 1991 Spirit of the Eagle
Running Wolf
 1991 The Indian Runner
Young Indian Runner
 1991 Hollywood Detective (TV Series)
- The Muse (1991)
 1989 Tripwire
Indian Fighter
 1989 Halloween 5
Michael Myers / Man in Black (as Donald L. Shanks)
 1988 Werewolf (TV Series)
Joseph Bestle
- Skinwalker (1988) ... Joseph Bestle
 1988 Stranger on My Land (TV Movie)
Construction Worker #1
 1986 Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (TV Movie)
 1983 Revenge of the Ninja
 1983 Sweet 16
Jason Longshadow
 1982 The Rogue and Grizzly
 1980 The Ghost Dance
Excavation Worker (as Donald L. Shanks)
 1979 The Chisholms (TV Mini-Series)
- Chapter IV (1979) ... Enapay
- Chapter III (1979) ... Enapay
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Little Jim
- Kindred Spirits (1979) ... Little Jim
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Red Kettle
- The Enemy (1979) ... Red Kettle
 1977 Last of the Mohicans (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

Donald L. Shanks | Donald Shanks


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