Shauna Shim

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Shauna Shim (born 1979 Miami, Florida) is an American-born British actress.

Early life[edit]

Shim was raised in Nottingham, England, and trained at the Carlton Television Workshop alongside other actors such as Samantha Morton, Toby Kebbell, Vicky McClure and award-winning director, Julian Kemp. Her brother, Andrew Shim, is also an actor, whom she has been quoted as saying she would "love to work with".[1]


Having worked extensively in film, television and on the West End stage, Shim has appeared alongside many world-renowned actors such as Nicole Kidman, Simon Pegg, David Schwimmer, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Paul Bettany, Sam Rockwell, Frema Agyeman, James Caan, Donald Sutherland and Lauren Bacall. Her film work has covered various genres including horror (An American Haunting, 2005), comedy (Big Nothing, 2006), Independent Arthouse (Dogville, 2003).

Shim has also appeared in numerous television series and dramas, including the British drama series A Thing Called Love,[2] with Paul Nicholls; the US TV series The Embassy; the Irish drama-series Legend, with Padraic Delaney and Miss Drill in a children's TV series (The Worst Witch, 2017–18).[3]


  • Big Nothing - Melanie
  • Legend - Victoria
  • Holby City - Ruth Evans
  • An American Haunting - Anky
  • A Thing Called Love - Chantelle Staple
  • Doctors - Joanna Parks
  • Piccadilly Jim - Pett House Maid
  • Dogville - June
  • Octane - Paramedic
  • Crossroads - Philomena Wise
  • This Little Life - Nurse Janey
  • The American Embassy - Gwen


  • Worker's Writes - Royal Court Theatre
  • Cadillac Ranch - Soho Theatre
  • Splash Hatch On The E Going Down - Donmar Warehouse Theatre
  • Four - Royal Court Theatre


  1. ^ Jared Wilson put some questions to Shauna Shim
  2. ^ BBC interview Archived 2010-01-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ The Worst Witch, Clare Higgins, Bella Ramsey, Raquel Cassidy, retrieved 2018-02-28 

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