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Shane West was born in 1978 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Leah (Launey), a lawyer from a Cajun family, and Don Snaith, a drugstore owner who was born in Jamaica. Shane began to pursue an acting career at the age of fifteen, gaining bit parts on various television shows, but it was not until 1999 when West appeared in ABC's Once and Again (1999) ... See full bio »

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 2014/I Red Sky
Tom Craig
 2010-2013 Nikita (TV Series)
- Canceled (2013) ... Michael
- Bubble (2013) ... Michael
- Pay-Off (2013) ... Michael
- Set-Up (2013) ... Michael
- Dead or Alive (2013) ... Michael
 2011 Hollywood Rules
Donald P. Meyers
 2010 The Love Affair (Short)
Carter Troy
 2010 El Dorado (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Wilder
- City of Gold (2010) ... Jack Wilder
 2010 The Presence
 2007 Supreme Courtships (TV Movie)
 2006 The Elder Son
 2002 A Time for Dancing
 2000 Dracula 2000
 1998 Clips' Place (TV Movie)
 1998 Sliders (TV Series)
- California Reich (1998) ... Kirk
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
- Go Fish (1998) ... Sean
 1998 The Closer (TV Series)
- Morality Bites (1998) ... Tad
 1997 Mr. Rhodes (TV Series)
- The Valentine Show (1997) ... Mick
 1997 Meego (TV Series)
Guy With Big Hat
- Saturday Night Fever (1997) ... Guy With Big Hat
 1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
- A Kiss Is More Than a Kiss (1996) ... Nick
 1996 The Crew (TV Series)
Store Manager
- Retail Slut (1996) ... Store Manager
 1995 California Dreams (TV Series)
- Community Service (1995) ... Doug (voice)
 1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Dave Lattimore
- Heart of Saturday Night (1995) ... Dave Lattimore
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Co-starred in the Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles) production of The Cider House Rules (1999), directed by actor Tom Hulce. See more »

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62 Interviews | 49 Articles | 36 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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(On moving when he was younger) " My sister and I were the only white people in school. It was the nicest group of kids I've ever run into." See more »


Attended Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies. See more »

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