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Joe-Norman Shaw

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B: 1957 in Anderson, Indiana

In addition to his work in film and television, Joe, or Joe-Norman Shaw is a highly accomplished actor and director for the stage. With an MFA in Directing from the University of Calgary and an Honours BA in Acting and Directing from the University of Guelph, he is devoted to his work as Artistic Director of the Rogues Theatre and the Company of Rogues Actors Studio in Calgary, Alberta. Born in Indiana, Shaw moved to Canada when he was 15 and has lived in Canada ever since. He began his career on stage in 1981 and first worked in film for the 1985 documentary, No Sad Songs. His theatre credits include the Phoenix Theatre in Edmonton, the Stratford Festival in Ontario, the Touchstone Theatre in Vancouver and many others. Of particular note is Shaw’s appearance as Robert in the critically acclaimed Crow’s Theatre production of Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love which played in Toronto, the National Arts Centre in Ottawa as well as in Montreal and Mexico City. These are his credits for film and television.

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

No Sad Songs (1985)

Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories (TV-1991)
Stay Tuned (1992)
Boy Meets Girl (TV-1993)
Exquisite Tenderness (1995)
Claire (1996)
In Cold Blood (TV-1996)
One of Our Own (1997)
Noah (TV-1998)

Trial by Fire (TV-2000)
Bad Faith (2000)
A Father’s Choice (TV-2000)
High Noon (TV-2000)
For All Time (TV-2000)
Children of Fortune (TV-2000)
Jet Boy (2001)
The Investigation (TV-2002)
Wasted (TV-2002)
Johnson County War (TV-2002)
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (TV-2002)
Burn: The Robert Wraight Story (TV-2002)
Undercover Christmas (TV-2003)
Crazy Canucks (TV-2004)
Call Me: the Rise ad Fall of Heidi Fleiss (TV-2004)
Lies My Mother Told Me (TV-2005)
I Dream of Murder (TV-2006)
Moondance Alexander (2007)
Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (TV-2007)
Boot Camp (2008)
2008 Changing Climates, Changing Times (TV-2008)
Promise (2008, short)
Flirting with Forty (TV-2008)
High Noon (TV-2009)
12 Men of Christmas (TV-2009)

TV Series – Cast:
Everest (2007, mini-series)
Burn Up (2008, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1988)
Katts and Dog (1990)
MacGyver (1991)
Street Justice (1992)
The Commish (1992, 1993)
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Viper (1996)
North of 60 (1996, 1997)
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1998)

Tom Stone (2002)
Caitlin’s Way (2002)
Dinosapien (2007)
Saving Grace (2007)
Supernatural (2009)

Blackstone (2012)
Fargo (2014)
Heartyland (2014)
Damnation (2017, 2018)