John Wesley Shipp

Born Today
Home/John Wesley Shipp

John Wesley Shipp photos

John Wesley Shipp
John Wesley Shipp
Worked like:
Born:
January 22, 1955
Country:
Awards:
2 wins.
Position in rating:
Some Facts
Won two consecutive daytime Emmy awards for his soap work -- the first for As the World Turns (1956) and the second for Santa Barbara (1984).
His father was the Minister at Ridgecrest Baptist Church when he was attending High School in Wake Forest, NC. One night while some friends of his were visiting, gunshots were fired through the brick walls of his house. It is assumed that it was the KKK who fired the shots, because a few of those friends were African American. If you can find the old T.V. guide from around that time, John gave an interview where he talked about the incident.
Was able to land two Broadway roles, in the award-winning "Dancing at Lughnasa," and as Harvey Feirstein's love interest in "Safe Sex," his Broadway debut.
Lived in New York City to study acting following college and earned his first daytime claim to fame playing Dr. Kelly Nelson on Guiding Light (1952) in 1980.
He played Barry Allen / The Flash in The Flash (1990) and his father Henry Allen in The Flash (2014).
Celebs News
Luke Evans will play the arrogant hunter Gaston
  The Fast and the Furious 6 villain, Owen Shaw fame Luke Evans will be seen portraying the character of an arrogant hunter named Gaston in the upcoming Disney movie Beauty and the Beast. The Welsh actor is all... Read More
Natalie Dormer turns out to be a complete stunner at premiere after party
Even though the actress could not make it to the red carpet earlier however she managed to draw in all the attention and be the soul of the after party in her gorgeous gown! The Game of Thrones... Read More
Amber Heard and husband Johnny Depp’s marriage going the wrong way
  American actress and model Amber Heard recently got married to the famous Pirate of the Caribbean actor Johnny Depp in a secret ceremony in the month of February. The couple met on the sets of Rum Diaries and... Read More
Born in 1955
Gloria Guida
Gloria Guida
November 19, 1955
Rory Edwards
Rory Edwards
November 30, 1955
Veronica Quilligan
Veronica Quilligan
November 30, 1955
Popular Celebrities