Shaun Benson

Represented by: Kish Iqbal

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Height:  5’ 11”                         Weight:  170lbs.                     Hair:  Blond            Eyes:  Hazel                ACTRA/SAG
 
FEATURES
NEVER SAW IT COMING Lead Jay Firestone/Maria Cordoni; Dir: G. Harvey
BREAK MY HEART 1000 TIMES Supporting Lead Gold Circle Films; Dir: Scott Speer
TRENCH 11 Supporting Lead Carousel Pictures; Dir: Leo Scherman
ARQ Supporting Lead Netflix/Blue Ice Pictures; Dir: Tony Elliott
22 CHASER Featured Dir: Rafal Sokolowski
BACKCOUNTRY Cameo Dir: Rob Connolly
UNEARTHING Supporting Timshel Pictures; Dir: J. Deitcher/N.Lattanzio
CITY OF A DEAD WOMAN Lead Anisma Films; Dir: Angela Ismailos
*BARN WEDDING Supporting Lead Floyder Films; Dir: Shaun Benson
LE BEAU RISQUE Lead Penney Bros.; Dir: Mark Penney
HOME SWEET HOME Lead Gearshift Films/Countess; Dir: David Morley
THE FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES Featured SK Films/IMAX; Dir: Mike Slee
POPULAIRE Lead Les Productions du Tresor; Dir: Regis Roinsard
WEDDING FOR ONE Lead Breakthrough Films; Dir: Gary Yates
TORNADO VALLEY Featured Twister Valley Prods; Dir: Andrew C. Erin
THE METROSEXUAL Lead King Road Productions; Dir: Adam Kaufman
K-19 THE WIDOWMAKER Featured Palomar Pictures; Dir: K.Bigelow
*2014 TIFF Emerging Filmmaker Award, Irving Avrich Foundation
*2015 Canadian Film Festival Audience Choice, Best Ensemble
SELECTED TELEVISION
SECOND OPINION Lead Incendo; Dir: Caroline Labreche
FRONTIER Guest Star Netflix/Take the Shot; Dir: Jonathan Vatcher
CANDLE COVE Series Lead Channel Zero; Dir: Craig William MacNeil
GANGLAND UNDERCOVER Series Regular Cineflix; Dir: Various
INHUMAN CONDITION Series Regular Glamazon Pictures/Smokebomb; Dir: J. Pelletier
SAVING HOPE Recurring Guest Star CTV/Various
THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE Recurring Guest Star Starz/Various
**KEPT WOMAN Lead Incendo; Dir: Michel Poulette
COVERT AFFAIRS Featured USA/Universal; Dir: Larysa Kondracki
DEFIANCE Webisodes Guest Star SyFy/Universal; Dir: Todd Slavkin
PLAYED Guest Star CTV; Dir: Rachel Talalay
LUCKY 7 Featured ABC Studios/ABC; Dir: Stephen Cragg
CRACKED Guest Star Whitepine/CBC; Dir: Norma Bailey
DARKNET Featured Copperheart Entertainment
HEARTLAND Recurring CBC/Seven 24; Dir: David Frazee
HAVEN Guest Star SyFy/Showcase; Dir: Lee Rose
THE LISTENER Featured CTV/Shaftesbury; Dir: Farhad Mann
REPUBLIC OF DOYLE Recurring CBC
STAY WITH ME Featured CTV/Sarrazin/Couture Ent.; Dir: Tim Southam
FLASHPOINT Featured CBS/CTV; Dir: David Frazee
AGAINST THE WALL Featured Lifetime/NBC Studios/Timothy Busfield
BEING ERICA Recurring Guest Star CBC/Soapnet
THE UNIT Guest Star CBS
COLD CASE Guest Star CBS/J. Bruckheimer
GENERAL HOSPITAL Series Lead ABC
JUST CAUSE Series Lead PAX
*THE ASSOCIATES Series Lead CTV
* GEMINI Nomination for Best Dramatic Series 2001
** CSA Nomination for Best Television Film 2016
SELECTED THEATRE
LIVER Andrew Dir: Kat Sandler
*STOP KISS Director Tarragon/Gun Shy Productions
DEATH OF A HIRED MAN Robbie Blyth Festival; Dir: Paul Thompson
Waiting for Lewis Lewis Theatre Direct; Dir: Joanna McIntyre
GULAG Neil Buddies in Bad Times; Dir: Sarah Stanley
*Best of Fringe 2013 for Direction and Production
TRAINING
Soulpepper Young Company Training Program
George Brown College – Theatre Arts Program
Ballet – R.A.D. Elementary level
Modern Dance – I.S.T.D. Elementary level
Meisner Technique – Playhouse West & Sandy Marshall
University of Western Ontario – Bachelor of Science (Chem/Biochem)
SPECIAL SKILLS
Languages: Fluent German, French; Martial Arts (4th degree Black Belt); Precision Driver (POC Rate Instructor Certified); Boat Driving; Sailing and Sailboarding; Horseback Riding; Tennis; Swimming; Guitar; Singer; German and Irish Citizenship

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