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Jamie McShane Biography

Birth Place:
Saddle River, New Jersey, United States

Fast Facts

  • Became interested in acting after seeing the animated Disney film Robin Hood at the age of 5
  • Was a talented ice-hockey player who was forced to stop playing after he suffered a near-fatal head injury at school
  • Traveled through Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand following his college graduation
  • Is a black belt in taekwondo
  • Worked as a tennis instructor and for his father's microscope company while attempting to gain work as an actor
  • Performed in commercials and small plays and worked as an extra for 10 years in New York before moving to Los Angeles in search of more acting opportunities
  • In 2002, won an award for Best Actor at the Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films for his role in Fine



    • Heather -- Significant Other
    • Liam McShane -- Son
    • Luke McShane -- Son