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J. David Shanks co-starred as an unnamed security guard during Season 5 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Shanks started his professional acting career in 2002, when he appeared in Barbershop as Lamar. He reprised his role two years later in Barbershop 2: Back in Business. Both films also featured Tom Wright.

Shanks has also worked on TV shows like Close to Home and The Unit (with Max Martini). He also had a recurring role on The Shield as Officer Stamos. In 2017, Shanks wrote an episode of Shots Fired (with Will Patton). He also had a role in it.

Shanks continues to work as a director, writer and producer, mostly focusing on short films.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • A Get2Gether (2005)
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
  • Barbershop (2002)

Television appearances

  • Shots Fired (2017)
  • The Shield (2006-2008)
  • Heroes (2008)
  • The Unit (2006)
  • 24 (2006)
  • Close to Home (2005)
  • Cold Case (2004)

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