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Shawn Ryan

Biography

Maker and screenwriter who also rose to prominence for composing The Shield, a string that ran from 2002 to 2008, as well as the 2011 film The Chicago Code. He received the Norman Lear Playwriting Honor from Columbia Photos Television, getting $25,000. He created THE MACHINE, which went from 2006 to 2009. He wedded and experienced two kids with celebrity Cathy Cahiln Ryan, who starred around the Shield. He created the comedic procedural Beverly Hillsides Cop with Marney Hochman and Eddie Murphy in 2013.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shawn Ryan
Date Of Birth October 11, 1966
Place Of Birth Rockford, IL
Profession Screenwriter
Education Middlebury College, Keith Country Day School
Nationality American
Spouse Cathy Cahlin Ryan
Children Haley Ryan
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Movies Beverly Hills Cop, Welcome to Hollywood, The Good Things
TV Shows Last Resort, The Chicago Code, The Shield, Timeless
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1 Graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, class of 1988. Named his production company MiddKid Productions after his alma mater.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Timeless 2016-2017 TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
The Get Down 2016-2017 TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Timeless: Continuum Recon 2016 TV Short executive producer
Mad Dogs 2015-2016 TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Last Resort 2012-2013 TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Beverly Hills Cop 2013 TV Movie executive producer
The Chicago Code 2011 TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Terriers 2010 TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Lie to Me 2009-2010 TV Series executive producer - 22 episodes
The Unit 2006-2009 TV Series executive producer - 66 episodes
The Shield 2002-2008 TV Series executive producer - 88 episodes
The Oaks 2008 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Angel 2000-2001 TV Series producer - 22 episodes
Nash Bridges 1999-2000 TV Series co-producer - 22 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Timeless TV Series created by - 11 episodes, 2016 - 2017 written by - 1 episode, 2016
Mad Dogs 2016 TV Series written by - 1 episode
Last Resort TV Series created by - 12 episodes, 2012 - 2013 written by - 1 episode, 2012
Beverly Hills Cop 2013 TV Movie
The Chicago Code TV Series created by - 13 episodes, 2011 written by - 2 episodes, 2011
Terriers 2010 TV Series written by - 2 episodes
The Shield TV Series created by - 89 episodes, 2002 - 2008 written by - 17 episodes, 2002 - 2008 story by - 3 episodes, 2005 teleplay by - 1 episode, 2005
The Unit TV Series teleplay - 1 episode, 2007 written by - 1 episode, 2006
The Good Things 2001 Short
Angel 2000-2001 TV Series written by - 5 episodes
Nash Bridges 1997-2000 TV Series written by - 11 episodes
Welcome to Hollywood 1998 screenplay / story
Life with Louie TV Series written by - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998 teleplay - 1 episode, 1997
My Two Dads 1990 TV Series written by - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nash Bridges TV Series executive story editor - 24 episodes, 1998 - 1999 story editor - 14 episodes, 1997 - 1998

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Speechless 2008 TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show 2014 Documentary Himself
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show 2012 TV Series Himself
America in Primetime 2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Creator, The Shield
Nash Bridges Writers Roundtable Season 1 2009 Video documentary short Himself
Last Call: The Final Episode 2009 Video documentary short Himself
Séries express 2008 TV Series Himself
Square Off 2006 TV Series Himself
The Shield: Breaking Episode 315 2005 Video documentary Himself
Inside TV Land: Cops on Camera 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Episode of the Year The Shield (2002) · Clark Johnson (director)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series The Shield (2002)
1998 Humanitas Prize Humanitas Prize Children's Animation Category Life with Louie (1995) · Russell P. Marleau (story by)
· Matthew O'Callaghan (story by)


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