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James Shanta

James is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, BFA Drama / Music Theater. He began his professional career on Broadway in Neil Simon's Award Winning play Biloxi Blues. Regional Theater productions include Hurlyburly, Speed-The-Plow, Orphans, West Side Story, A Life Of Crime, The Misanthrope, and Burn This. He is also a screenwriter and ... See full bio »


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Known For

Gridlock'd Patrolman #1
Prehysteria! Reporter #1
The Allnighter
The End of Innocence
The End of Innocence Guy in the Park


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 2002 Turnaround
Officer Bell
 1998 Invasion America (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Charade (1998) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Allies (1998) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1997 Gridlock'd
Patrolman #1
 1996 A Weekend in the Country (TV Movie)
Fan at airport (uncredited)
 1994 Bionic Ever After? (TV Movie)
 1993 Prehysteria!
Reporter #1
 1990 The End of Innocence
Guy in the Park
 1990 So Proudly We Hail (TV Movie)
Jimmy (as James Anthony Shanta)
 1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Mike Walsh
- The Big Fight (1988) ... Mike Walsh
 1987 The Allnighter
Killer (as James Anthony Shanta)

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Other Works:

Directed and co-wrote "The Gathering, " a solo performance piece starring Steve Scionti, at the Zephyr Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (1997) -- and at The Schoolhouse Theatre, Croton Falls, NY (1999) See more »

Alternate Names:

James Anthony Shanta


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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