Shawn Roberts

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Shawn Roberts
Born (1984-04-02) April 2, 1984 (age 31)
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present

Shawn Roberts (born April 2, 1984) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles in zombie films such as Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, and the Resident Evil franchise.

Personal life[edit]

Roberts was born in Stratford, Ontario.[1][2][3]


Roberts started acting when he played the wolf in a school play of Little Red Riding Hood, which was seen by award-winning screenwriter Robert Forsythe. Forsythe, a friend of Roberts' father, helped him get a role in Emily of New Moon.[4] Roberts went on to play Dean Walton in the Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, and has also appeared in George A. Romero's Land of the Dead and Diary of the Dead. In 2010, he appeared in Resident Evil: Afterlife, where he played villain Albert Wesker. He reprised the role of Wesker in 2012 in Resident Evil: Retribution.[5]



Year Film Role Notes
1999 Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang Daniel
1999 Sea People Peter Warner
2001 Get Over It Colin
2002 We Were the Mulvaneys Zachary Lundt
2003 Fallen Angel 18-year-old Terry
2003 Word of Honor Young PFC. Sadowski
2003 Detention Corey Washington
2003 Ghost Cat Kurt
2004 Taking Lives Desk clerk
2004 A Home at the End of the World Club boy
2004 Zeyda and the Hitman Alpha boy
2004 Going the Distance Tyler
2004 Sibilings Tom Muster
2004 Mrs. Ashboro's Cat Kurt
2005 Jesse Stone: Stone Cold Bob Marino
2005 Thralls Jim
2005 Land of the Dead Mike
2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Calvin Murtaugh
2006 Skinwalkers Adam Kilmer
2006 Shock to the System Larry Phelps
2006 Man of the Year Truck driver
2007 Diary of the Dead Tony Ravello
2007 Left for Dead Clark
2007 Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming Luke
2007 It Was One of Us George Watnick
2008 Jumper English bartender
2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper Kevin
2009 Black Rain Jack Webster
2010 Edge of Darkness David Burnham
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Camp demigod Uncredited
2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife Albert Wesker
2011 Devil's Night Clark
2011 Reel Love Jay
2012 Music Teacher, TheThe Music Teacher Jace
2012 Broken Trust Eric Robinson
2012 A Little Bit Zombie Craig
2012 Wyatt Earp's Revenge Young Wyatt Earp
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution Albert Wesker
2013 Her Husband's Betrayal Riley Coulter Television film
2014 Recipe for Love Dexter Durant Television film
2014 The Girl He Met Online Andy Collins
2015 I Do, I Do, I Do Max Lorenzo
2017 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Albert Wesker Filming


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Goosebumps Brian O'Connor Episodes: "The Perfect School: Part 1" and "The Perfect School: Part 2"
1998–2000 Emily of New Moon Teddy Kent 23 episodes
1999 La Femme Nikita Milan Episode: "Imitation of Death"
1999 Real Kids, Real Adventures Andrew Shearman Episode: "Scout's Honor: The Stephanie Shearman Story"
1999 Famous Jett Jackson, TheThe Famous Jett Jackson Alex Episode: "Popularity"
1999 Animorphs Skater Dude Episodes: "Changes: Part 2" and "Changes: Part 3"
2000 Twice in a Lifetime Young Buzzy Walsh Episode: "Even Steven"
2002 Earth: Final Conflict Jeremiah Episode: "Atavus High"
2002–2003 Degrassi: The Next Generation Dean Walton 3 episodes
2003 Starhunter Episode: "Rebirth"
2004 Wild Card Josh Dickens Episode: "Candy Land"
2004 Degrassi: The Next Generation Dean Episodes: "Ghost in the Machine: Part 1" and "Ghost in the Machine: Part 2"
2006 Falcon Beach Hurst 7 episodes
2007 Virgin of Akron, Ohio, TheThe Virgin of Akron, Ohio Owen Episode: "Pilot"
2007 Flash Gordon Garus Episodes: "Ascension" and "Secrets and Lies"
2009 Wild Roses Foster 4 episodes
2009 Psych Billy Episode: "Tuesday the 17th"
2009 Supernatural Austin Episode: "Good God, Y'All"
2009 Flashpoint Darren Kovacs Episode: "Behind the Blue Line"
2011 Being Erica Milo Episode: "Erica's Adventures in Wonderland"
2012 Firm, TheThe Firm Tom Connelly Episode: "Chapter Five"
2012 Listener, TheThe Listener Tyler Ross Episode: "Lockdown"
2013 Cracked, Cracked Johnny Francos Episode: "Hideaway"


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