Shipp, John Wesley 1956(?)-

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Shipp, John Wesley 1956(?)-


Born January 22, 1956 (some sources cite 1955), in Norfolk, VA; father, a Baptist minister. Education: Indiana University, graduated; studied acting in New York City.


Agent—Gabrielle Krengel, Domain, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 415, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Actor. Also a singer and worked as a waiter.

Awards, Honors:

Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1986, for As the World Turns; Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding guest performance in a drama series, 1987, for Santa Barbara.


Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Kelly Nelson, Guiding Light, CBS, 1980-84.

Doug Cummings, As the World Turns, CBS, 1985-86.

Martin Ellis, a recurring role, Santa Barbara, NBC, c. 1986.

Blanchard Lovelace, One Life to Live (also known as Between Heaven and Hell), ABC, 1989.

Barry Allen/the Flash, The Flash, CBS, 1990-91.

Carter Jones, a recurring role, All My Children (also known as All My Children: The Summer of Seduction and La force du destin), ABC, 1992.

Lucky the boxer, a recurring role, Sisters, NBC, 1994-95.

Mitchell "Mitch" Leery, Dawson's Creek, The WB, 1998-2001.

Michael Jones, Palmetto Pointe, i, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Himself, The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments, TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Callahan, Summer Fantasy, NBC, 1984.

Dennis Becker, Baby of the Bride, CBS, 1991.

John Hobart, Soft Deceit (also known as Ein raffinierter Coup, Irresistivel tentacao, and Slutspelet—Vem svindlar vem?), 1994.

Dr. Stanton, Deadly Web, NBC, 1996.

Jack, Lost Treasure of Dos Santos, Family Channel, 1997.

Jim Carson, Road Rage (also known as Death Driver), NBC, 1999.

Uncle Ray, Christie's Revenge, Lifetime and The Movie Network (Canada), 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Guiding Light: The Primetime Special, CBS, 1992.

Himself, Dawson's Creek: Behind the Scenes, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"The Songwriter/Queen of the Soaps," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983.

Garner St. John, "Designed by Chance," Human Target, ABC, 1992.

Officer Roy Larson, "Jumpin' Jack Fleishman," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Officer Roy Larson, "Steroid Roy," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Gunnery sergeant Granger, "War Cries," JAG, NBC, 1995.

Jack, "Visit," Strangers, HBO, 1996.

Griffin, "Alpha Dogs," Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (also known as SOF, Inc., S.O.F., Inc., and S.O.F. Special Ops Force), syndicated, 1997.

Coach Peter Shotwell, "Lion's Den," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, Sci-Fi Channel, and syndicated, 2001.

Colonel Marcus Sutter, "What If," JAG, CBS, 2004.

Patrick Quinn, "Sweet 16," CSI: NY (also known as CSI: New York), CBS, 2006.

Chris Conroy, "Culture Shock," The Closer (also known as L.A.: Enquetes prioritaires and Se apostasi anapnois), TNT, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Barry Allen/the Flash, The Flash, CBS, 1990.

Voice of Spex, Danger Team (animated), ABC, 1991.

Terry Lattner, Green Dolphin Beat (also known as Green Dolphin Street), Fox, 1994.

Mitchell "Mitch" Leery, Dawson's Creek, The WB, 1998.

Michael Jones, Palmetto Pointe, i, 2005.

Television Work; Series:

Performer of theme song "On the Inside," Prisoner (also known as Caged Women, Prisoner: Cell Block H, Women behind Bars, Women in Bars, Kvinnofaengelset, and Kvinnofangelset), Network Ten (Australia), 1979-86.

Television Work; Episodic:

Director, Palmetto Pointe, i, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Barney Bux, The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (also known as Den oaendliga historien II—ett nytt kapitel, Die unendliche Geschichte 2, Die unendliche Geschichte II: Auf der Suche nach Phantasien, Historia interminavel II, L'histoire sans fin 2, La historia sin fin II, La storia infinita 2, Niekonczaca sie opowiesc II, and Paeaettymaetoen tarina 2: Seuraava luku), Warner Bros., 1990.

Barry Allen/The Flash, The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster, 1991.

Barry Allen/The Flash, Flash III: Deadly Nightshade (also known as Flash 3: Deadly Nightshade), Warner Bros., 1992.

Jim Morgan, Second to Die, c. 2002.

Lane (the father), Starcrossed (short film), Power Up Films, 2004.

Barrington Freeman, Karma Police, 2007.

Himself, Breaking Pointe (documentary), 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Greg, Vera, with Kate, Wonderhorse Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Josh, Sit Down and Eat before Our Love Gets Cold, West Side Y Arts Center (YMCA), New York City, 1985.

Jake and Mead, Safe Sex, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Mario Pagnutti, Tamara, Seventh Regiment Armory, Park Avenue Armory Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Rick, Stopping the Desert, Forty-Fifth Street Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1987.

Gerry, Dancing at Lughnasa, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, c. 1991-92.

The Killing of Michael Malloy, Tiffany Theater, Los Angeles, 1993.



Images, Jamie Records, 1981.

(With others) Various artists, Soap Opera Christmas, Columbia Special Products, c. 1983.



Soap Opera Digest, March 5, 1991, pp. 140-43.

Starlog, April, 1991.

TV Guide, December 22, 1990, pp. 8-11.

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