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November 28, 1970 |
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Shane Powers (born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA on November 28, 1970) is an American actor and reality television personality. After finishing high school, Powers moved to Los Angeles. He appeared in a number of television series and videos. He also worked as a club promoter and restaurant manager. In 1999, Powers founded a marketing and branding company.
He is best known for his role as Specs in the television series Roger Corman Presents Black Scorpion and as Sam in the 2002 Everett Lewis film Luster. He was also a contestant in reality television series Survivor: Panama finishing fifth after being voted out. He was also considered for inclusion in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, but management decided to take in Survivor: Samoa runner-up Russell Hantz instead.
- 1993: Jack Reed: Badge of Honor as Nick Marik (TV movie)
- 1994: My So-Called Life in episode "Pilot" as Guy #1 (TV series)
- 1995: Black Scorpion as Cop (TV movie)
- 1995: Bloodfist VII: Manhunt as Storekeeper (video)
- 1997: Black Scorpion II: Aftershock as Specs
- 2000-2001: 3rd Rock from the Sun in 3 episodes: "Youth Is Wasted on the Dick", "There's No Business Like Dick Business" and "You Don't Know Dick", and (TV series)
- 2001: Roger Corman Presents Black Scorpion as Specs in 22 episodes (TV series)
- 2001: Black Scorpion Returns as Specs (video)
- 2002: Sting of the Black Scorpion as Specs (video)
- 2002: Luster as Sam
- 2006: Survivor: Panama as himself (TV series)