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Shawn Darnell Fonteno|
Watts, Los Angeles, California, United States
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, rapper|
|Relatives||Young Maylay (cousin)|
Shawn Darnell Fonteno, also known as Solo, is an American actor and rapper who is best known as the voice and the acting performer of Franklin Clinton from the video game Grand Theft Auto V. Fonteno's performance in Grand Theft Auto V was mainly recorded using motion capture technology.
Fonteno was raised in Watts, Los Angeles. He joined a number of gangs and sold drugs, but a near-fatal shooting prompted him to seek a career in music and acting. He is cousins with Young Maylay, who voiced Carl Johnson, the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
|2000||3 Strikes||Big Mo|
|2010||The Playboy Morning Show||Franklin Clinton||71 episodes|
|2016||The Christian Show||Franklin Clinton||4 episodes|
|2004||Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas||Grove Street Families gang member Tarnell||Credited as Solo|
|2013||Grand Theft Auto V||Franklin Clinton||Voice and motion capture|
|2014||Watch Dogs||Lee Harvey||Voice and motion
|Grand Theft Auto V||Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game[a]||Nominated|
- (with Ned Luke, Steven Ogg, Gerald Johnson, Vicki Van Tassel, Abdel Gonzalez, Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Traci Godfrey, Janet Hubert, Ryan Woodle, Thomas Poarch, Will Cart, Keith Randolph Smith, Jackie Long, and Joe Curnutte)
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