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John Wesley Shipp


John Wesley Shipp was born on January 22, 1955 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Flash (2014), Dawson's Creek (1998) and NYPD Blue (1993). See full bio »
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Known For

The Flash
The Flash Henry Allen / Jay Garrick
(2014-2017)
Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek Mitch Leery
(1998-2001)
NYPD Blue
NYPD Blue Officer Roy Larson
(1994)

Filmography

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 2017 Night Sweats (post-production)
Nick Frankenthaler
 2014-2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Henry Allen / Jay Garrick
- Finish Line (2017) ... Jay Garrick
- Into the Speed Force (2017) ... Jay Garrick
- The Present (2016) ... Jay Garrick
- Paradox (2016) ... Jay Garrick
- Flashpoint (2016) ... Henry Allen
 2017 Blindspot (TV Series)
Dr. Katz
- Draw O Caesar, Erase a Coward (2017) ... Dr. Katz
 2016 The Sector
Stillwell
 2015 Sensory Perception
Lt. Thawne
 2015 Golden Shoes
The President of the United States
 2012-2013 Teen Wolf (TV Series)
Mr. Lahey
- Motel California (2013) ... Mr. Lahey (voice, uncredited)
- Fury (2012) ... Mr. Lahey
- Shape Shifted (2012) ... Mr. Lahey
- Omega (2012) ... Mr. Lahey
 2012 Hell and Mr. Fudge
Bennie Lee Fudge
 2010-2012 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Eddie Ford
- Episode #1.11101 (2012) ... Eddie Ford
- Episode #1.10836 (2010) ... Eddie Ford
- Episode #1.10835 (2010) ... Eddie Ford
- Episode #1.10834 (2010) ... Eddie Ford
- Episode #1.10833 (2010) ... Eddie Ford
 2011 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Doug Bailey
- He Said, She Said (2011) ... Doug Bailey
 2010 Separation Anxiety
Mr. Palmer
 2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
Professor Zoom
- Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster! (2010) ... Professor Zoom (voice)
 2009 Grotesque (Short)
Father Fahey
 2009 Port City
George
 2008 Karma Police
Barrington Freeman
 2007 The Closer (TV Series)
Chris Conroy
- Culture Shock (2007) ... Chris Conroy
 2007 Christie's Revenge (TV Movie)
Ray Colton
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Patrick Quinn
- Sweet 16 (2006) ... Patrick Quinn
 2005 Palmetto Pointe (TV Series)
Michael Jones
- Point of No Return (2005) ... Michael Jones
- All That You Can't Leave Behind (2005) ... Michael Jones
- Hello, Goodbye (2005) ... Michael Jones
- Pilot (2005) ... Michael Jones
- Off to the Pointe ... Michael Jones
 2005 Starcrossed (Short)
Father
 1995-2004 JAG (TV Series)
Colonel Marcus Sutter / Gunnery Sergeant Granger
- What If (2004) ... Colonel Marcus Sutter
- War Cries (1995) ... Gunnery Sergeant Granger
 2002 Second to Die
Jim Bratchett
 1998-2001 Dawson's Creek (TV Series)
Mitch Leery
- The Long Goodbye (2001) ... Mitch Leery
- Capeside Revisited (2001) ... Mitch Leery
- Coda (2001) ... Mitch Leery
- The Graduate (2001) ... Mitch Leery
- Separation Anxiety (2001) ... Mitch Leery
 2001 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Coach Peter Shotwell
- Lion's Den (2001) ... Coach Peter Shotwell
 1999 Road Rage (TV Movie)
Jim Carson
 1997 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV Series)
Griffin
- Alpha Dogs (1997) ... Griffin
 1997 Lost Treasure of Dos Santos (TV Movie)
Jack
 1996 Deadly Web (TV Movie)
Dr. Stanton
 1996 Strangers (TV Series)
Jack
- Visit (1996) ... Jack
 1994-1995 Sisters (TV Series)
Lucky Williams
- A Fighting Chance (1995) ... Lucky Williams
- Word of Honor (1995) ... Lucky Williams
- Sleeping with the Devil (1995) ... Lucky Williams
- Angel of Death (1995) ... Lucky Williams
- A Proper Farewell (1995) ... Lucky Williams
 1994 Soft Deceit
John Hobart
 1994 Green Dolphin Beat (TV Movie)
Terry Lattner
 1994 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
Kenny Scanlon
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Officer Roy Larson
- Steroid Roy (1994) ... Officer Roy Larson
- Jumpin' Jack Fleishman (1994) ... Officer Roy Larson
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Garner St. John
- Designed by Chance (1992) ... Garner St. John
 1992 All My Children (TV Series)
Carter Jones
- Episode dated 27 July 1992 (1992) ... Carter Jones
 1991 Danger Team (TV Movie)
Spex (voice)
 1991 Baby of the Bride (TV Movie)
Dennis
 1990-1991 The Flash (TV Series)
Barry Allen / The Flash / Pollux
- Trial of the Trickster (1991) ... Barry Allen / The Flash
- Alpha (1991) ... Barry Allen / The Flash
- Good Night, Central City (1991) ... Barry Allen / The Flash
- Done with Mirrors (1991) ... Barry Allen / The Flash
- Twin Streaks (1991) ... Barry Allen / The Flash / Pollux
 1986 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Martin Ellis
- Episode #1.576 (1986) ... Martin Ellis
- Episode #1.575 (1986) ... Martin Ellis
- Episode #1.574 (1986) ... Martin Ellis
- Episode #1.573 (1986) ... Martin Ellis
- Episode #1.572 (1986) ... Martin Ellis
 1984 Summer Fantasy (TV Movie)
Callahan
 1980-1984 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Kelly Nelson / Victor Laszlo
- Episode dated 13 February 1984 (1984) ... Kelly Nelson
- Episode dated 28 November 1983 (1983) ... Kelly Nelson
- Thanksgiving Day, 1983 (1983) ... Kelly Nelson
- Episode dated 22 December 1982 (1982) ... Kelly Nelson
- Episode dated 4 March 1982 (1982) ... Kelly Nelson
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Todd Skylar
- The Songwriter/Queen of the Soaps (1983) ... Todd Skylar
 1980 The Dirtiest Show in Town (TV Movie)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Doug Cummings (1985-1986)
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Album: "Images" See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Has played two versions of the Flash: Barry Allen in the 90's TV series, and Jay Garrick, the Golden Age Flash, in the 2015 series. Shipp also plays Barry Allen's father, Henry Allen, in the latter show. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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