Shaun Parkes

Active - 1999 - 2015  |   Born - Feb 9, 1973 in London, England  |   Genres - Drama, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror

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  • Had breakthrough role as Koop in Justin Kerrigan's cult hit Human Traffic (1999).
  • His work with playwright-screenwriter Joe Penhall, who adapted Cormac McCarthy's The Road (2009), includes a 2001 stage version and 2005 TV adaptation of Blue/Orange, and the 2009 BBC drama Moses Jones.
  • Badly injured his Achilles tendons in both legs while playing soccer, once while auditioning for Mean Machine (2001), starring Vinnie Jones.
  • Stopped lifting weights because "muscle-bound isn't a good look for spouting Shakespeare."