Name: Shane West
Date of Birth: June 10 1978
Birth Place: Baton Rouge Louisiana USA
Relationship: Rachael Leigh Cook (actress; dated in 1998; broke up)
Father: Don West (drugstore manager; divorced in 1982)
Mother: Catherine West (lawyer)
Sister: Simone (younger)
Half Sister: Marli Ann
Likes: Playing guitar and writing songs
First Kiss: Fourth Grade
First Huge Crush: Actress Courteney Cox-Arquette (He even forced his dad to take him to see Masters Of The Universe just so he could see her.)
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite TV Show: The X-Files, The Simpsons
Favorite Movie: Serpico, Scarface
Favorite Actors: Sean Penn, Al Pacino, Edward Norton, Johnny Depp
Favorite Actress: Angelina Jolie
Favorite Band: MXPX, Green Day, blink-182, Millencolin, The Clash
Favorite Childhood Hero: He-Man
Favorite Food: Pepperoni pizza
Favorite Subject: History
Favoeite Body Part: Eyes
Least Favorite Body Part: Feet
Pets: A dog named Duck
Tattoos: Celtic gemini insignia between shoulder blades
Favorite Pastime: Video Games
Guilty Pleasure: Listening to The Goo Goo Dolls
Biggest Inspiration: Bill Paxton
Fears: Failure and Sharks
Surprising Fact: Has a band called "Average Jo"
Jason Barrett C/O International Creative Management
8942 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills CA 90211 USA
FilmographyA Walk to Remember (2002)......Landon Cartar
Ocean's Eleven (2001)......Shane West
Shane made a cameo as himself in Ocean's 11 when he played cards with Brad Pitt.
Dracula 2000 (2000)......J.T.
In this modern-day adaptation of the age-old Dracula story, a young vampire hunter, leaves his perch in London and travels to New Orleans. There, he hopes to save a young woman from the clutches of Dracula. Shane just plays the part of a camera man for about all of 3 minutes.
Get Over It (2000)......Striker
A high school boy who is down on his luck. He loses his girlfriend who starts to date Striker (Shane West). He will do anything to get her back--including quitting the basketball team and trying out for an acting role in a Shakespeare play. But as soon as he stops moping over his break up, he begins to take interest in his best friend's little sister (Kirsten Dunst), and finds that romance is everywhere.
Whatever It Takes (2000)......Ryan Woodman
Ryan (Shane West), and a popular jock, Chris (James Franco), who team up to win the hearts of their dream girls (Marla Sokoloff and Jodi Lyn O'Keefe). In the process, Ryan realized that he was in love with his best friend, the girl that Chris is going after, and a big confession is coming up.
A Time for Dancing (2000)......Paul
Two ambitious teenage girls who dream of becoming dancers must reevaluate their plans when one of them is diagnosed with cancer.
Liberty Heights (1999)......Ted
In an old Jewish neighborhood in Baltimore, two brothers are growing up in the tumultuous mid- 50's era. One of the brothers considers a relationship with a black girl, while the other has fallen for a blonde-haired, blue-eyed Protestant.
Once and Again (1999) (TV)......Eli Sammler
Clips' Place (1998) (TV)
Westing Game, The (1997) (TV)......Chris Theodorakis
Get a Clue (1997) (TV) (USA: video title)
TV Guest Appearances
Sliders (episode # 4.11 - "California Reich") 8/24/1998......Kirk
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (episode # 2.20 - "Go Fish") 5/5/1998......Sean
Closer, The (1998)...... daughter's date
To Have & to Hold (1998)......Mitch
Meego (1997 - pilot show only)
Boy Meets World (episode # 3.14 - "A Kiss is More Than a Kiss") 1/26/1996......Nick
Mr. Rhodes (1996) (Valentine Special)......Mick
Picket Fences (1996) (episode: "Heart of Saturday Night") 10/27/1995......Lattimore
Crew, The (1995)......the store manager