Blake Shields

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Blake Shields
Born Blake C. Shields
May 31, 1978
Ithaca, New York, US

Blake C. Shields is an American television actor.

Shields was born in Ithaca, New York. He is the second child and has one older brother and two younger sisters. He spent most of his childhood globetrotting the world with his family of six until finally settling down in Israel. After returning to the United States as a precocious and cultured youngster, he devoted much of his time and passion to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival and the theater group Washington Street Players. He went on to star in major theater productions such as “A Midsummer Night's Dream” and “Hamlet”.

In 2000, Shields filmed his first widely released feature film in Boys and Girls opposite Freddie Prinze, Jr. He also starred in New Port South, a film written by James Hughes. He was a series regular on Carnivàle, and Sleeper Cell. Additional credits include JAG,The Closer, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Cold Case Files.

Shields currently lives in Los Angeles. Most recently, Blake played the villain Flint in NBC's Heroes. He was also cast as a serial killer in an episode of Criminal Minds ("Hopeless").


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