Shane McRae

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Shane McRae
Born (1977-07-23) July 23, 1977 (age 40)
Gainesville, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actor

Shane McRae (born July 23, 1977) is an American actor. He appeared in Hack, guest starred on One Life to Live, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Cold Case, had a recurring role in Chicago Fire.

He was born in Gainesville, Florida. McRae earned his MFA from New York University in 2003.[1] Onstage, McRae played the part of Jason Chenier in the Tony-winning play Take Me Out. In 2005, McRae appeared in Richard III as Richard's nemesis, Richmond. McRae also voiced various characters in Seth Green's Robot Chicken.

He starred in the 2008 film The Collective and co-starred with Kelly Overton in the music video for the song "Terrified" by Katharine McPhee with Zachary Levi. In 2011, he appeared in The Help as Raleigh Leefolt.[2] In 2012, he had a starring role as Josh Shiffman in One Small Hitch. He also appeared in the CW hit teen series Gossip Girl. In 2014, he had a recurring role in The Following as Robert.[3]

In 2017, McRae joined the cast of the Amazon Studios series “Sneaky Pete” in the role of Taylor.

Other film roles include Still Alice.


  1. ^ Shane McRae profile,; accessed April 22, 2014.
  2. ^ Gonzalez, Sandra (February 4, 2013). "'Chicago Fire' First Look: Severide squares off with (shirtless) Shane McRae". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Listings – FOLLOWING, THE on FOX". TheFutonCritic. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 

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