John Shea Biography (1949-)

Full name, John Victor Shea III; born April 14, 1949, in North Conway, NH; son of John Victor, Jr. (an educator), and Elizabeth Mary (maiden name, Fuller)Shea; married Laura Wilson Pettibone (a photographer), June 19, 1971 (divorced, 2000); married Melissa MacCleod, August, 2001; children: (first marriage)Jake, Miranda. Addresses: Agent: Writers & Artists Agency, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Artist Management Group, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Contact: 955 South Carrillo Dr., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, director
Birth Details
April 14, 1949
North Conway, New Hampshire, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Emery Cole, Hussy, Kendon Films, 1980
  • Charles Horman, Missing, Universal, 1982
  • Danny Morgan, Windy City, Warner Bros., 1984
  • In Our Hands, 1984
  • Zack Freestamp, Lune de miel (also known as Honeymoon), AAADistributors, 1986
  • Voice of Sylvain, Gandahar (animated; also known as Light Years), 1986
  • Dee, Angel River, 1986
  • Marcus, Once We Were Dreamers (also known as Ha-Holmin andUnsettled Land), Orion, 1987
  • Doc, A New Life, Paramount, 1988
  • Sam Wyatt, Stealing Home, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Dr. Charles Hendrickson, Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (also known as Honey, I Blew Up the Baby and Big Baby), Buena Vista, 1992
  • Morgan, Freejack, TriPictures, 1992
  • Calvin, Conversations, 1994
  • Nick Donovan, Backstreet Justice (also known as Dead Wrong), Prism, 1994
  • Peter Bardini, Southie (also known as Brass Ring), AmericanWorld Pictures, 1998
  • George Castellano, Nowhere to Go (also known as Silent Hearts), 1998
  • Hartley, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Paramount Classics, 1998
  • Chris's father, Lost and Found, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Mr. DeMarco, Getting Personal (also known as The Mysterious Death of Kelly Lawman), Lakeshore, 1999
  • Offerman, Catalina Trust, RGH/Lions Shore, 1999
  • Milo Derringer, Heartbreak Hospital, Goldheart, 2001
  • The Empath, 2002
  • Film Work
  • Director, Southie (also known as Brass Ring), American World Pictures, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Hank Zaret, WIOU, CBS, 1990
  • Lex Luthor, a recurring role, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures ofSuperman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventuresof Superman), ABC, 1993-1997
  • Adam Xero, Mutant X, syndicated, 2001
  • Movies
  • (Television debut) Joseph, The Nativity, ABC, 1978
  • James Cookman, Family Reunion, NBC, 1981
  • Hondo Bill, Robbers, Rooftops, and Witches, 1982
  • Client, Howard, psychiatrist, Ted, Paul, Ben, Chris, Jim, and Dick, The Dining Room, 1984
  • Karl Hoffmann, Hitler's SS: Portrait of Evil, NBC, 1985
  • John Carloff, Coast to Coast, BBC, 1986
  • Michael O'Donnell, A Case of Deadly Force, CBS, 1986
  • Eli Cohen, The Impossible Spy, HBO, 1987
  • William Stern, Baby M (also known as The Baby M Story), ABC, 1988
  • Roger Dollison, Do You Know the Muffin Man?, CBS, 1989
  • Troy Gardner, "Magic Moments," Harlequin Romance Movie, Showtime,1989
  • Frank Koziak, Small Sacrifices, ABC, 1989
  • Jack Packard, Ladykiller, USA Network, 1992
  • Devlin, Notorious, Lifetime, 1992
  • Tommy Marchant, Justice in a Small Town (also known as Hard Evidence), 1994
  • Daniel, Leslie's Folly, 1994
  • Dr. Michael Ravenson, See Jane Run, 1995
  • Sheriff Matthew Bradshaw, Forgotten Sins, ABC, 1996
  • Michael Kaye, A Weekend in the Country, USA Network, 1996
  • Miniseries
  • Terry Garrigan, The Last Convertible, NBC, 1979
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Kennedy, NBC, 1983
  • Harry Latham/Lessiter, Robert Ludlum's The Apocalypse Watch (alsoknown as The Apocalypse Watch), ABC, 1997
  • Dr. Jonathan Abbott, A Will of Their Own, NBC, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Romeo, "The Naked Montague," The Man from Atlantis, NBC, 1977
  • (As John V. Shea) Jonathan Moraacci, "Triangles," Eight Is Enough,ABC, 1977
  • Brian, "The Human Interest Story," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC,1985
  • "Minuteman," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1987
  • Father John Sejac, "As Ye Sow," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1993
  • Paul Sterling, "The Ex-files," Almost Perfect, CBS, 1995
  • Dominic Del Monico, "Evolution," Sex and the City, HBO, 1999
  • Ashley Wilkinson, "Miracle at the Cucina," That's Life, ABC, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Speed, The Rock Rainbow, ABC, 1978
  • Specials
  • Voice of John Barnes, Lincoln (documentary), ABC, 1992
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Furniture removal man, Juno and the Paycock, Straight Wharf Theatre, Nantucket, MA, 1968
  • (Broadway debut) Avigdor, Yentl, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 1975
  • Paris, Romeo and Juliet, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Stephen Hurt, The Sorrows of Stephen, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Don Sherman, American Days, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City,1981
  • The Dining Room, Playwrights Horizons, then Astor Place Theatre, both New York City, 1982
  • Michael Trent, End of the World, Music Box Theatre, New York City,1984
  • (London debut) Ned Weeks, The Normal Heart, Albery Theatre, 1986
  • Peter, The Director, Arclight Theater, New York City, 2000
  • Arthur Garden, Down the Garden Paths, Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Also appeared in Long Day's Journey into Night, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; Animal Kingdom and Rosmersholm, both La Mama ETC, New York City; Ancestral Voices, Lincoln Center; How I Learned to Drive, off-Broadway; and in productions of Battering Ram, Safe House, and The Master and Margarita, all New York City.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • The Eleventh Plague, HarperAudio, 1998
  • Free Fall, Harper, 2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Jimmy Cummings and Dave McLaughlin) Southie (also known as Brass Ring), American World Pictures, 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Variety, June 29, 1998, p. 40

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