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Shawn Doyle

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B: 1968 in Wabush, NL

Shawn Doyle was born in Wabush, which is in the Labrador area of Newfoundland, but moved to Toronto to study Theatre at York University. He went on to costar in the critically acclaimed series The Eleventh Hour, for which he received the 2002 ACTRA Award for Outstanding Male Performance in a Series. He also received numerous Gemini nominations for his work on that series and on The City, and the mini-series Verdict In Blood. In 2007 Doyle appeared in the acclaimed television adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Robber Bride, with Mary Louise Parker, a role for which he was awarded a Gemini for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role. Shawn Doyle played the title of role of Canada’s first Prime Minister, John A. MacDonald in the CBC-TV movie, John A.: Birth of a Country.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Darkman II: Die Darkman Die (1996)
Giant Mine (TV-1996)
The Hangman’s Bride (1996)
Peackeepers (TV-1997)
Papertrail (1997)
Babyface (1998)
Rabbit Punch (1999)
Justice (TV-1999)

Frequency (2000)
Who Killed Atlanta’s Children (TV-2000)
Stiletto Dance (TV-2001)
Who is Cletis Tout (2001)
Don’t Say a Word (2001)
Verdict in Blood (2001)
Knockaround Guys (2001)
The Majestic (2001)
A Killing Spring (TV-2002)
Scar Tissue (TV-2002)
Do or Die (TV-2003)
Sabah (2005)

Mount Pleasant (2006)
The Robber Bride (TV-2007)
Whiteout (2009)
Grown Up Movie Star (2009)

John A.: Birth of a Country (TV-2011)
The Disappeared (2012)

TV Series – Cast:
Dieppe (1993, mini-series)
The Last Don II (1998, mini-series)
The City (1999-2000)
Storm of the Century (1999, mini-series)

The Eleventh Hour (2002)
Big Love (2006-2010)

Endgame (2011)
This Life (2015)
The Expanse (2015-2018)
Frontier (2016-2018)
Bellevue (2017)
Unspeakable (2019, mini-series)
Cardinal (2020, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Side Effects (1995, 1996)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Earth: Final Conflict (1998)
Due South (1998)
Foolish Heart (1999)

Blue Murder (2001)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2004)
Desperate Housewives (2004, 2005)
24 (2005)
Blind Justice (2005)
Lost (2008)
Numb3rs (2008)
Rent-a-Goalie (2008)
Medium (2009)
Dark Blue (2009)
Guns (2009)

Terriers (2010)
Lie to Me (2010)
Republic of Doyle (2010, 2012, 2014)
King (2012)
Saving Hope (2012)
Flashpoint (2012)
Lost Girl (2013)
Vegas (2013)
King & Maxwell (2013)
Reign (2013)
Hannibal (2014)
Fargo (2014)
The Listener (2014)
Covert Affairs (2014)
House of Cards (2015)
Billions (2017)
Ransom (2018)
Impulse (2018)