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Christian in May 2009
|Born||Shawn Patrick Christian
December 18, 1965
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Deborah Quinn (1996-2013)|
Shawn Patrick Christian (born December 18, 1965) is an American television and film actor.
After graduating from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan in 1989, he moved to Chicago to pursue an acting career. He starred in numerous stage productions, and began appearing in commercials. He worked on stage with improvisational company Improv Olympic.
In 1994, he was the first male spokesman on Star Search. He landed the role of Mike Kasnoff also in 1994 on As the World Turns. He starred on the show until 1997, moving to Los Angeles in the meantime. From 1998 through 1999 he also had a recurring role in The WB television series Charmed as Josh, the love interest of Piper Halliwell, played by Holly Marie Combs. He also landed the role of Johnny Durant on WB's Summerland. Although the show was a hit the first season, it failed to garner the same attention the second season. He acted with his stepdaughter, Taylor Cole. In February 2008 it was reported that he was cast as doctor, and specialist Daniel Jonas on Days of our Lives.
He married Deborah Quinn on May 18, 1996 and they have a son Kameron, born in June 2000. Soap Opera Digest has reported that Christian is currently single.
|2001||Tremors 3: Back to Perfection||Desert Jack Sawyer|
|2002||Red Skies||David Cross||TV Movie|
|2003||Undercover Christmas||Jake Cunningham||TV Movie|
|2004||50 Ways to Leave Your Lover||Rory|
|2005||Murder in the Hamptons||Danny Pelosi||TV Movie|
|2006||For Your Consideration||Pilgrim Man|
|2008||Meet Dave||Lieutenant Left Arm|
|2009||Only One Can Play||Alex||Short film|
|2010||Secrets of the Mountain||Tom Kent||TV Movie|
|2010||Small Town Saturday Night||Tommy Carson|
|2013||Spanners||Adam Parr||Post Production|
|1994-1997||As the World Turns||Mike Kasnoff|
|1997||Pacific Palisades||Quinn Ragowski||Episode: "End Game"
Episode: "Sweet Revenge"
Episode: "Motherly Love"
|1997||Ellen||Danny||Episode: "Gay Yellow Pages"|
|1997||Malcolm & Eddie||Trevor||Episode: "Dream Racer"|
|1997||Team Knight Rider||Adam Galbreth||Episode: "Inside Traitor"|
|1997||Men Behaving Badly||The Plumber||Episode: "Special Delivery"|
|1998||Step by Step||Officer Adams||Episode: "And Justice for Some"|
|1998||Wind on Water||Val Poole||4 episodes|
|1999||The Love Boat: The Next Wave||Nick||Episode: "Three Stages of Love"|
|1999||Charmed||Josh||Episode: "Out of Sight"
Episode: "When Bad Warlocks Turn Good"
Episode: "Is There a Woogy in the House?"
|1999||Beverly Hills, 90210||Wayne||5 episodes|
|1999-2000||Pensacola: Wings of Gold||Dr. Lawrence Brandon||Episode: "Behind Enemy Lines"
Episode: "Call to Glory"
Episode: "At Poverty Level"
|2000||Time of Your Life||Randall||Episode: "The Time They Decided to Date"|
|2000||V.I.P.||Michael Ellins||Episode: "Run, Val, Run"|
|2001||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Chad Matthews / Patrick Haynes||Episode: "Table Stakes"|
|2001||Crossing Jordan||Adam Flynn||Episode "Believers"
Episodes:"Digger: Part 1 & Part 2"
|2001||Spin City||Santa Claus||Episode: "An Office and a Gentleman|
|2001||Friends||Dr. Schiff||Episode: "The One with Ross's Step Forward"|
|2002||The Chronicle||Dennis||Episode: "Hot from the Oven"|
|2002||Haunted||Detective Sykes||Episode: "Nocturne"|
|2002||The Drew Carey Show||Grant||Episode: "The Dawn Patrol"|
|2002||One Life to Live||Ross Rayburn|||
|2002-2003||Birds of Prey||Wade Brixton||8 episodes|
|2002-2003||Becker||Kevin||Episode: "L.A. Woman"
Episode: "Nightmare on Becker Street"
|2003||Coupling||Thad||Episode: "Nipple Effect"|
|2004||10-8: Officers on Duty||Stephen James||Episode: "Love Don't Love Nobody"|
|2004||Happy Family||Hair Dresser||Episode: The Shampoo Effect"|
|2004||1-800-Missing||FBI Special Agent Darren Merritt / Jared Hart||Episodes: "Truth or Dare: Part 1 & 2"|
|2004-2005||Summerland||Johnny Durant||26 episodes|
|2005||Boston Legal||Tim Bauer||Episode: "The Black Widow"
Episode: "Finding Nimmo"
|2005||Hot Properties||John||Episode: "Chick Stuff"|
|2005||CSI: NY||Ryan Chisholm||Episode: "Jamalot"|
|2006||Will & Grace||Travis||Episode: "Cowboys and Iranians"|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Carl Silvers||Episode: "Rio"|
|2006||Las Vegas||Dr. Derek Stephenson||5 episodes|
|2006||Runaway||Dr. Fisher||Episode: "End Game"
Episode: "Mr. Rader Goes to Washington"
Episode: "There's No Place Like Home"
|2006||12 Miles of Bad Road||Jasper Case||Episode: "Moonshadow"|
|2007||Ghost Whisperer||Wyatt Jenkins||Episode: "The Cradle Will Rock"|
|2007||Side Order of Life||Jack Sager||Episode: "Try to Remember"|
|2007||Shark||Kerry Conklin||Episode: "Every Breath You Take"|
|2008–Present||Days of our Lives||Dr. Daniel Jonas|
|2010-2012||Venice: The Series||Brandon||24 episodes|
|2012||Melissa & Joey||Sam Davis||Episode: "Pretty Big Liars"|
- "Comings and Goings: Michael Lowry (Ross)". Soap Opera Digest. July 21, 2009 (Vol. 34, No. 29). p. 18.