Sean Blakemore Bio

(Shawn, GH)

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Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Years On Show: 2011-present
Marital Status: Married to actress/dancer Nadyia Jones since June 19, 2010

Actor Sean Blakemore, the fifth of seven children (five girls and two boys) from a single parent household, moved from his hometown St. Louis to Los Angeles in 1998, "To act, period." Blakemore had a lucrative career as a model before he moved to L.A., and having never taken a vacation, he spent three months getting familiar with the city and learning how the acting game worked. Now a steadily-working actor, Blakemore is also an award winning Visual Fine Artist, who has shown in several art galleries in the U.S and abroad.

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  1. One of his early jobs in L.A. was at a page at a studio, where future Oscar nominee Michael Clarke Duncan worked as a security guard.
  2. Calls The Backstage West "an actor's best friend".
  3. Appeared as himself in the TV-film TAKE 3 in 2006.
  4. Received honors at the 2003 Hollywood Black Film Festival for his portrayal of an unfaithful boyfriend in Big Ain't Bad.
  5. Appeared as September in Saturday Night at the Palace with the Furious Theatre Company in Los Angeles in 2002.
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Sean Blakemore
GH Stars On THE CHEW!   Oct 17, 2013

Tune in alert: Sean Blakemore (Shawn), Tyler Christopher (...

GH Casting News   Apr 8, 2011

GENERAL HOSPITAL's Sean Blakemore, a.k.a. Josslyn's bodyguard, Shawn, has been upped to contract status. The...

GH Casting News   Apr 7, 2011

GENERAL HOSPITAL's Sean Blakemore, a.k.a. Josslyn's bodyguard, Shawn, has been upped to contract status. The...

Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (ex-Peter, 2009; ex-Barney, 2008)
YOUNG AND RESTLESS (ex-Ben, 2004)

TV Roles
NCIS (Jerome, 2011)
SGU STARGATE UNIVERSE (Reginald, 2010)
LIE TO ME (FBI Agent Irving, 2009)
BONES (Grayson, 2009, 2008)
K-VILLE (Ken, 2007)
ER (Mario, 2007)
CSI: NY (Nick, 2006)
INVASION (Coast Guard Lt., 2006)
THE UNIT (African Soldier, 2006)
THE O.C. (Trauma Doctor, 2005)
INTO THE WEST (Ben, 2005)
THE SHIELD (John, 2005)
COLD CASE (Clyde, 2005)
MONK (Spyder Cell Guard, 2004)
MOMENTUM (Floor Cop #2, 2003)
THE DISTRICT (Achmed, 2002)
SOUL OF THE GAME (Grace's Husband, 1996)


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