Shane West

Born Jun 10, 1978

Shane West is an American actor, punk rock musician and songwriter. West is best known for portraying Eli Sammler in Once and Again, Landon Carter with Mandy Moore in A Walk to Remember, Darby Crash in What We Do Is Secret, and Dr. Ray Barnett in ER. He is currently portraying the role of Michael in The CW action drama television series Nikita.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Apr 29, 2016
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    LATimes - May 12, 2015
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    Huffington Post - Apr 23, 2015
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    Headline Planet - Mar 20, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Shane West.


1978 Birth Born in 1978.
1982 4 Years Old His parents divorced in 1982 when he was four years old. … Read More


1995 17 Years Old He struggled for two years and lived at his manager's house, before making his acting debut in 1995, appearing in the CBS drama Picket Fences in the season 4, episode 6 "Heart of Saturday Night", where he played Dave Lattimore.


1998 20 Years Old In 1998, West guest-starred in several television series including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and played Mark Tapper in the stage production of The Cider House Rules.
1999 21 Years Old He landed his first major role in 1999 in the ABC family drama Once and Again, playing Eli Sammler for three seasons. … Read More
2002 24 Years Old West was cast as Landon Carter opposite singer and actress Mandy Moore in 2002's adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel A Walk to Remember, which was a modest box office success, grossing over $41 million in the United States. … Read More
2003 25 Years Old In 2003, West starred as an adult version of Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen alongside Sean Connery. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2007, West left ER at the end of the thirteenth season after winning a role in Supreme Courtships, but the series was not picked up by the Fox Network. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old In 2008, he received the Rising Star Award in Philadelphia Film Festival for his work in What We Do is Secret.
2010 32 Years Old West starred as Michael Bishop in The CW spy drama Nikita from 2010 to 2013.
2014 36 Years Old In 2014, he began starring in the WGN adventure/historical/fantasy drama Salem as John Alden. … Read More
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