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Shawn Ryan was born on October 11, 1966 in Rockford, Illinois, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The Shield (2002), S.W.A.T. (2017) and Timeless (2016). He has been married to Cathy Cahlin Ryan since April 25, 1998. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Shield Producer
(2002-2008)
S.W.A.T. Producer
(2017-2022)
Timeless Producer
(2016-2018)
Last Resort Producer
(2012-2013)

Filmography

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  The Night Agent (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.10 ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.9 ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2019 Liked (Short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2017-2022 S.W.A.T. (TV Series) (executive producer - 111 episodes)
- Checkmate (2022) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Unraveling (2022) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Maniak (2022) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Woah Black Betty (2022) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Thai Another Day (2022) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2019 Gone Hollywood (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016-2018 Timeless (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- The Miracle of Christmas Part I/II (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Chinatown (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The General (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Day Reagan Was Shot (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Mrs. Sherlock Holmes (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2016-2017 The Get Down (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Only from Exile Can We Come Home (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Gamble Everything (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Beat Says, This Is the Way (2017) ... (executive producer)
- One by One, Into the Dark (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Unfold Your Own Myth (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Timeless: Continuum Recon (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2015-2016 Mad Dogs (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Needles (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Seahorse (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Broodstock (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Ice Cream (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Leslie (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Beverly Hills Cop (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Last Resort (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- The Pointy End of the Spear (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Another Fine Navy Day (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Skeleton Crew (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Voluntold (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Eight Bells (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Chicago Code (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Mike Royko's Revenge (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Greylord & Gambat (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Black Sox (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Bathhouse & Hinky Dink (2011) ... (executive producer)
- St. Valentine's Day Massacre (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Terriers (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Hail Mary (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Quid Pro Quo (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Sins of the Past (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Asunder (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Pimp Daddy (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2009-2010 Lie to Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Black and White (2010) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Darkness and Light (2010) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Exposed (2010) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Pied Piper (2010) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Headlock (2010) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2006-2009 The Unit (TV Series) (executive producer - 69 episodes)
- Unknown Soldier (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Endgame (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Chaos Theory (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Whiplash (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Best Laid Plans (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2002-2008 The Shield (TV Series) (executive producer - 89 episodes)
- Family Meeting (2008) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Possible Kill Screen (2008) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Petty Cash (2008) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Party Line (2008) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Moving Day (2008) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2008 The Oaks (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2000-2001 Angel (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes)
- There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb (2001) ... (producer)
- Through the Looking Glass (2001) ... (producer)
- Over the Rainbow (2001) ... (producer)
- Belonging (2001) ... (producer)
- Dead End (2001) ... (producer)
 1999-2000 Nash Bridges (TV Series) (co-producer - 22 episodes)
- Jackpot: Part 2 (2000) ... (co-producer)
- Jackpot: Part 1 (2000) ... (co-producer)
- Missing Key (2000) ... (co-producer)
- Hard Cell (2000) ... (co-producer)
- Heist (2000) ... (co-producer)
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Spouse:

Cathy Cahlin Ryan  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, class of 1988. Named his production company MiddKid Productions after his alma mater.

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