Shannan is a Texas girl at heart, enjoying outdoor activities, camping, and playing sports. Shannan also loves British humor and is extremely hard to offend. She will watch an entire episode of The Munsters and still crack up.
As far as acting goes, she is a New York City/Philly actress who can be seen in the Ryan Murphy Netflix Limited Series,
HALSTON, opposite Bill Pullman, as well as FBI on CBS and two recently released feature films, SNO BABIES and THE RETALIATORS. The much anticipated feature film, SIGNS OF LOVE, (starring Dylan and Hopper Penn and Rosanna Arquette) will be released October 2022 and premiered at the Brooklyn Film Festival this May where it won Best Director. Shannan plays the mother of Zoe Arquette who won Best Actress at the festival. And PHILLY CHRISTMAS, in which she plays opposite Robert Clohessey from Blue Bloods, will be released theatrically December 2022. She is also in the upcoming TUBI movie, A PARTY TO DIE FOR, and plays a lead part in the recently shot short, DINNER PARTY, directed by Emmy Award winner Ritesh Gupta. Filming of her next feature, THE TRIBUTARIES, starring Catherine Daddario, begins filming this September. She also worked with M. Night Shyamalan on Season 4 of SERVANT. In addition to her burgeoning career in film and TV, Shannan has had success in modeling, commercials and print work.
Her short film, in which she played the lead, WHEN FATHER WENT BIKING, has been officially selected for numerous international film festivals.
Shannan is a published author of the book The Littlest Peanut-
an inspirational baby book for parents with children in the NICU.
In order to feel creative in other ways besides acting, she writes songs and plays guitar and piano. Shannan's original music can be heard on Spotify.
Her favorite quote is from the late, great Milton Berle.
"Laughter is an instant vacation".