• Shawna Langill Waldron was born in Glendale, California, USA in 1982
• She is an actress best known for her role in the 1994 family sports comedy movie “Little Giants”
• She has appeared in various movies, and also signed her first contract with a modelling agency
• She has been nominated for four awards, winning three
• As of January 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million

Who is Shawna Waldron?

Shawna Langill Waldron was born in Glendale, California USA, on 25 January 1982 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She is an actress who might be known best for her portrayal of Becky O’Shea, one of the lead characters in the 1994 family sports comedy movie “Little Giants”, directed by Duwayne Dunham and which also starred Rick Moranis and Ed O’Neill. It follows a group of misfits who form their own football team to compete against an elite team.

Early life and education

Shawna was raised in Glendale and is believed to be an only child as she hasn’t mentioned any siblings.

Nor has she spoken about her parents’ professions, but it’s believed that they are both involved in the film industry.

Shawna became interested in acting at quite an early age, and started practicing when she was seven. She made her debut appearance in “Little Giants” while still attending elementary school, and was thus already somewhat popular at the time of her enrollment at a high school. She continued appearing in various movies, and also signed her first contract with a modelling agency. Shawna was physically quite active as she did gymnastics and played soccer, so upon matriculating in 2000, she chose not to enroll at college but to focus on her career.

Roles in movies

The year 1995 saw her portray Lucy Shepherd in the romantic comedy drama “The American President” written by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Rob Reiner, and which starred Michael Douglas, Annette Bening and Martin Sheen. It follows a widowed US President who falls in love with an environmental lobbyist; the film won one award and was nominated for 10 others, including an Oscar.

The year 1998 saw Shawna appear in the drama “A Change of Heart”, which failed to attract a lot of attention, the, going on to portray Tess Reardon in the 2001 horror thriller “The Yellow Sign”, which received mixed reviews.

A couple of her following roles were in the 2003 drama “A Long Way Home”, the 2004 comedy “To Kill a Mockumentary”, and the 2008 thriller drama “Poison Ivy: The Secret Society” in which she starred alongside Miriam McDonald and Ryan Kennedy – it’s about Daisy who falls in love with Blake after enrolling at college, and now has to fight against the sisterhood called The Ivies.

In 2010, Shawna appeared in the mystery crime horror “Cyrus”, written and directed by Mark Vadik, then in 2013 starred in the short action comedy “Police Guys”, written and directed by Jon Lee Brody, who also starred in it alongside Stephen Kramer Glickman and Lester Speight -the short follows several cops while on a stakeout.

The same year saw Shawna portray Serafina, one of the lead characters in the horror “Stitch”, written and directed by Ajai, and which also starred Edward Furlong and Laurence Mason.

In 2014, Shawna appeared in both the short horror drama “The Exorcism Diaries” and the drama “NightLights”, and then starred as Clara in the 2016 drama “Dead Man Rising”. Her most recent role in a movie has been in the 2019 drama “Teacher”, written and directed by Adam Dick and which starred David Dastmalchian, Kevin Pollak and Curtis Edward Jackson. It follows a high school teacher protecting his students from being bullied.

Shawna Waldron

Roles in TV series

Shawna made her debut TV series appearance in 1996, when she portrayed Jennifer Simms in the episode “Clueless” of the drama “Moloney”, then two years later played Beryl Andrews in the episode “Mr. Headmistress” of the adventure comedy drama “The Wonderful World of Disney”.

She gained recognition in 1999 after being cast to star as Anne Harrison, appearing in all six episodes of the comedy “Family Rules”, which follows a widowered basketball coach raising his four daughters by himself, however, the series was cancelled due to low ratings. Shawna then starred as Bonnie Stiles in the comedy “Ladies Man”, which also starred Alfred Molina and Betty White, and follows Jimmy who is trying to raise two daughters: one from his first marriage and the other with his second wife.

In 2002, Shawna guest starred as Tess in the episode “Signs of Death” of the action mystery drama “Flatland”.

Her most recent appearance in a TV series has been in the 2007 episode “Log Cabin in Space: Flashback” of the comedy “Stupidface”, which starred Ryan Flynn, Andre Hyland and Adam Brodie, and aired 31 episodes before being cancelled.

Other credits

Shawna wrote and produced the 2004 film “To Kill a Mockumentary”, and she also produced the 2009 documentary movie “Char·ac·ter”. In 2017, she served as the boom operator for the short film “The Voodoo You Do”.

Awards and nominations

Shawna has been nominated for four awards, winning three.

In 2000, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series – Supporting Young Actress for “Ladies Man” and in 2013, she and her colleagues won an Action on Film Award for Outstanding Cast Performance for “Police Guys”, for which they also won an AOF/WAB Award for Outstanding Cast Performance. In 2014, Shawna received a Blue Glass Award for Best Actress for “NightLights”.

Love life and husband

Shawna is very secretive when it comes to her personal matters, and hasn’t spoken about any men or women she might have dated, however, some of her fans believe that Shawna is married, but is keeping her husband away from the spotlight.

A few of her fans have claimed to have seen her walking hand in hand with the man who is said to be her husband, however, no proof has been provided to support these claims, and Shawna hasn’t commented on this. There are also those who believe her to be lesbian or bisexual, and that this is why she hasn’t talked about her love life, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

As of January 2021, Shawna is apparently single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Shawna is a huge fan of cosplay, and doesn’t skip on an opportunity to attend a dress-up party. So she likes Halloween, and many of her costumes can be seen featured in her Instagram pictures, however, her account has been set to private so one will have to become a follower first.

She is a cat-lover, and has two pet cats and a pet dog, which can also be seen featured in her pictures.

Shawna likes to travel, and has been to various US states to shoot for her movies and TV series, and has also been to a couple of European countries for pleasure, such as Italy and France.

She is physically active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week.

A few of Shawna’s favorite actors and actresses are Joaquin Phoenix, Heath Ledger and Natalie Portman, and her favorite movies include “Joker”, “The Dark Knight” and “V for Vendetta”.

Age, height and net worth

Shawna’s age is 39. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 130lbs (59kgs).

As of January 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.


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