Shen, Parry 1973–

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SHEN, Parry 1973–

(Parry Allen)


Born June 26, 1973, in Queens Borough, NY; son of Michael (in business) and Annie (a nurse) Shen; married, wife's name Kim, August 2, 2002; children: Avery Anne. Education: State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., 1995.


Agent—Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048.


Actor and stunt performer. Hereandnow (theatre company), member of touring company, 1995–2000; appeared in commercials for Circuit City electronics stores, Dell computers, and Heineken beer, Stouffer's lasagna frozen dinners, Toyota Corolla and Tacoma vehicles, and other products. High school drama teacher in Ojai, CA; public lecturer. Once worked for Marvel Comics.


Film Appearances:

(As Parry Allen) David, Shrieker (also known as Shriek), Amazing Fantasy Entertainment, 1997.

(Uncredited) Student, Starship Troopers, TriStar, 1997.

Ali, Game Day, School of Cinema and Television, University of Southern California, 2000.

Ben Manibag, Better Luck Tomorrow, Paramount, 2002.

Glen, The New Guy, Columbia, 2002.

Tim Fields, The Hazing (also known as Dead Scared), Lightning Entertainment, 2004.

Peter, The Perfect Party, 2004.

Jerry, The Deviants, Ardustry Home Entertainment, 2004.

Rally leader, First Daughter, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Frank, Passages (short film), 2005.

Shawn, Hatchet, ArieScope Pictures/Radioaktive Film/High Seas Entertainment, 2006.

Jackie, The Gene Generation, Ascension Pictures/Middle Link, 2006.

Robert Chang, Finishing the Game, Cherry Sky Films/Trailing Johnson Productions, 2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Robbie, Attack of the Sabretooth (also known as Attack of the Sabertooth), Sci–Fi Channel, 2005.

Enlisted man, The Poseidon Adventure (also known as The New Poseidon Adventure), NBC, 2005.

UFAP (person in unlawful flight to avoid prosecution), Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well, Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tim, "Caroline and the Cold Sesame Noodles," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline), NBC, 1997.

Student, "Innocence," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), The WB, 1998.

Robert, "Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Even Some of These Do It," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1998.

Staffer, "Budget Cuts," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1998.

Kip, "Welcome to Malibu," Malibu, CA, syndicated, 1998.

Stock boy, "Supermarket Story," The King of Queens, CBS, 1998.

Billy Blowfeld, "Sideshow Skeeter," Cousin Skeeter, Nickelodeon, 1999.

Harry Lensky, "Big Hand for the Little Lady," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1999.

Kyle, "I'll Show You Mine," Party of Five, Fox, 1999.

Voice of dog, "Dragon Me Along," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000.

Seth, "Cloud Ten," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (also known as Sabrina and Sabrina Goes to College), The WB, 2002.

Ben Richmond, "Eye Spy," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigation Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2004.

Steven Park, "Honor Bound," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2005.

Billy "Shrimp Boy" Kwan, "Everything that Rises Must Converge," Thief, FX Channel, 2006.

Billy "Shrimp Boy" Kwan, "No Direction Home," Thief, FX Channel, 2006.

Billy "Shrimp Boy" Kwan, "Flight," Thief, FX Channel, 2006.

Tyler Li, "Grace," Tru Calling, Fox, 2005.

Tyler Li, "In the Dark," Tru Calling, Fox, 2005.

Tyler Li, "'Twas the Night before Christmas … Again," Tru Calling, Fox, 2006.

Charleston Chu, "Charlie Don't Surf," Veronica Mars, CW, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Josh, Damaged Goods, Fox, 2000.

Sophomore, An American Town (also known as American Soap), Fox, 2001.

Television Appearances; Other:

Parrot, The Privateers, 2000.

Interviewee, Better Luck Tomorrow: MTV Movie Special, MTV, 2003.

Member of ensemble, Asia Street Comedy (series), International Channel, 2004.



People Weekly, May 5, 2003.

Rolling Stone, February 28, 2002, pp. 65.66.


Asia Pacific Arts,, June 9, 2005.

Horror Asylum,, September 5, 2005.