Shane Brolly

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Shane Brolly
Born Shane R. Brolly
(1970-03-06) 6 March 1970 (age 44)
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Sarah Buxton Brolly (2006-present) 1 child

Shane R. Brolly (born 6 March 1970) is an Northern Irish actor, most known for his role as Kraven in Underworld.


Brolly was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and comes from a family of Irish actors, although he's done most of his film work in the United States. He has a brother Clark, and a sister Kathy. He started his career in made-for-cable crime dramas in the late 1990s. After some independent films, he played a small role in the science fiction thriller Impostor, based on a story by Philip K. Dick.[citation needed] His most notable role to date was in Underworld as Kraven. He also reprised the role for Underworld: Evolution, and could be heard through archive footage used from the first film in the final scene of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans. He also starred in CSI: NY in 2007 in the final episode of Season 3 "Snow Day".

Brolly lives in Beverly Hills with his wife, actress Sarah Buxton. The couple married on November 27, 2006. On December 20, 2006, Sarah gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy named Finn Michael Brolly.[citation needed]

Brolly also has another son who currently resides in Australia, Sullivan Shane Brolly (Born18th July, 2001).


Year Title Role Other notes
2014 Book of Fire Justinian
2012 Y's Guys Announcer (voice) Writer/Director
2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Kraven
2009 Spread Prince Stelio
2008 Japan Japan
2006 48 Angels The Man
2006 Underworld: Evolution Kraven
2006 Room 6 Nick
2005 Devil's Highway Roger
2004 Sin's Kitchen J.D.
2003 Underworld Kraven
2003 Deadly Swarm Daniel Lang
2003 Henry Brooke
2003 Connecting Dots Andy
2002 Impostor Lt. Burrows

Literary works[edit]

  • Brolly, Shane (2003). You'd Think There Would Be More Suicides Around Here. Bleak House. ISBN 1932557016. 

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