Shane West

Shane West

actor, producer, soundtrack

Shane West was born on Jun 10, 1978 in USA. Shane West's big-screen debut came with Meego - Season 1 directed by Richard Correll in 1997, strarring Guy With Big Hat. Shane West is known for Salem directed by Nick Copus, Janet Montgomery stars as Mary Sibley and Shane West as John Alden. Shane West has got 4 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Shane West achieved is Teen Choice Awards. The upcoming new movie Shane West plays is Mid-Century which will be released on Oct 24, 2022.

Shane West was born Shannon Bruce Snaith in 1978 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of Leah (Launey), a lawyer, and Don Snaith, a drugstore owner. Shane began to pursue an acting career at the age of fifteen, gaining bit parts on various television shows, but it was not until 1999 when West appeared in ABC's Deuxième chance (1999) that he got his major breakthrough. Aside from catapulting to teen heart-throb status with the success of the show, West has made his mark on the screen within such films as Liberty Heights (1999) and Dangereuse séduction (2000). He starred opposite Mandy Moore in the hit teen romance Le temps d'un automne (2002), played Tom Sawyer in the action film La Ligue des gentlemen extraordinaires (2003), and then depicted the short life of musician Darby Crash in the biopic What We Do Is Secret (2007). From 2010 to 2013, he starred as Michael on the show "Nikita" (2010)_, and since 2014, has played John Alden on the show "Salem" (2014)_.Aside from acting, West continues the musical traditions of his family (his parents were both were musicians when he was young) with his band, Average Jo, for which he writes and plays guitar.Shane's father was born in Jamaica, of mostly English and Sephardi Jewish descent. Shane's mother is from a Cajun (French) family from Louisiana.

  • Birthday

    Jun 10, 1978
  • Place of Birth

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
  • Also known

    Shannon Bruce Snaith (Birth Name)

Known For


4 wins & 6 nominations

Teen Choice Awards
Choice TV Actor: Action
Winner - Teen Choice Award
Film - Choice Chemistry
Winner - Teen Choice Award
TV - Choice Actor, Drama
Winner - Teen Choice Award
Philadelphia Film Festival
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
Winner - Rising Star Award
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