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In 1986, while doing theatre in Dallas, Texas, Shockley was cast by Paul Verhoeven in the genre defining classic, Robocop. His next decision was simple. Sell everything and make the move. With a SAG card in his pocket, a few dollars in his wallet, and three boxes and a suitcase in his car, Shockley drove the long and winding road from Texas to ... See full bio »

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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
RoboCop Creep
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 2017 Last Rampage (post-production)
Joe Tison
 2017 Mistrust (post-production)
Adam Ross
 2016 Common Threads (Short) (post-production)
Sheriff Masterson
 2016 You're Gonna Miss Me (completed)
Ward Rockwell
 2016 Lemonheads (post-production)
 2015 We Went (Video short)
Cadillac Cartel Leader
 2014 Unmatched (Short)
Shop Keep
 2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Rand Palmer
- Leipei (2014) ... Rand Palmer
 2014 Hot Bath an' a Stiff Drink
Jesse Parsons
 2014 Finding Harmony
Leon Leatherwood
 2014/I Reaper
 2014 Like a Cowboy (Video short)
 2013/I Dug Up
ZZ West
 2013 Born Wild
CJ Jennings
 2012 Ambush at Dark Canyon
Cage Dalton
 2011 The Gundown
Travis McCain
 2011 Last Will
Michael Palmer
 2008 Cat City
Sen. Jack Sweet
 2007 Welcome to Paradise
Kent Dylan
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Vincent Kagan
- Money for Nothing (2007) ... Vincent Kagan
 2007 Treasure Raiders
 2001 Suckers
 2001 Madison
Rick Winston
 2000 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
- Land Pirates (2000) ... Rooster
 1999 The Joyriders
Pony Tail Trucker
 1999 The Pretender (TV Series)
Luther Ecksley
- Countdown (1999) ... Luther Ecksley
 1997 California (TV Series)
Hank Lawson
 1995 Girl in the Cadillac
 1993 Dream Lover
 1992 Lady Boss (TV Movie)
Axel Porter
 1991 Good & Evil (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Sonny
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Sonny
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Sonny
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Sonny
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Sonny
 1991 Switch
Party Guest
 1991 Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance (TV Movie)
 1990-1991 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Jake Colter
- Dead Ringer (1990) ... Jake Colter
 1990 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Troy Caldwell
- And Justice for Some (1990) ... Troy Caldwell
 1989-1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
Milt Jackson / Drug Dealer
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 2 (1990) ... Milt Jackson
- Nasty Boys (Original Pilot) (1989) ... Drug Dealer
 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Punk Gunslinger
 1990 Street Asylum
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
- M.I.A. - April 1, 1969 (1990) ... Boner
 1990 Hardball (TV Series)
Angel of Death
- The Angel of Death (1990) ... Angel of Death
 1990 Sunset Beat (TV Series)
German Hit-man
- One Down, Four Up (1990) ... German Hit-man
 1990 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
- Chester Gets a Show (1990) ... Roach
 1990 Love and Lies (TV Movie)
 1990 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Nick Coletta
- Real Men (1990) ... Nick Coletta
 1990 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
- Dangerous Cargo (1990) ... Gus
 1990 Lucky Chances (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Flash
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Flash
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Flash
 1989 Howling V: The Rebirth
Richard Hamilton
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
- Sweet Leilani (1989) ... Blackmailer
 1989 Nasty Boys (TV Movie)
Drug Dealer
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
- Cabin Fever (1989) ... Ralph
 1988 Houston Knights (TV Series)
- Crime Spree (1988)
 1987 RoboCop
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