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Shawn Elliott was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Elliott's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Bruce Davison dramatic adaptation "Short Eyes" (1978), the Rae Dawn Chong musical "Beat Street" (1984) and "Crossover Dreams" (1985). He also appeared in "Off Beat" (1986) with Judge Reinhold, the action movie "The Dead Pool" (1988) with Clint Eastwood and the dramatic comedy "Do the Right Thing" (1989) with Danny Aiello. He kept working in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, starring in the Theresa Russell thriller "Impulse" (1990), the Jake Dengel comedy "Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh" (1991) and "Caught" (1996). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramedy "The New Yorker" (1998) with Mathieu Demy, "Blue Moon" (2000) and the Orlando Jones crime drama "Double Take" (2001). He also appeared in the drama "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing" (2002) with Matthew McConaughey and "The Feast of the Goat" (2006) with Isabella Rossellini. Elliott's music was most recently featured in the black comedy "Dom Hemingway" (2014) with Jude Law.

Shawn Elliott was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Elliott's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Bruce Davison dramatic adaptation "Short Eyes" (1978), the Rae Dawn Chong musical "Beat Street" (1984) and "Crossover Dreams" (1985). He also appeared in "Off Beat" (1986) with Judge Reinhold, the action movie "The Dead Pool" (1988) with Clint Eastwood and the dramatic comedy "Do the Right Thing" (1989) with Danny Aiello. He kept working in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, starring in the Theresa Russell thriller "Impulse" (1990), the Jake Dengel comedy "Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh" (1991) and "Caught" (1996). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramedy "The New Yorker" (1998) with Mathieu Demy, "Blue Moon" (2000) and the Orlando Jones crime drama "Double Take" (2001). He also appeared in the drama "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing" (2002) with Matthew McConaughey and "The Feast of the Goat" (2006) with Isabella Rossellini. Elliott's music was most recently featured in the black comedy "Dom Hemingway" (2014) with Jude Law.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Broken City (2013)
3.
 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001) Mickey Wheeler
4.
 Double Take (2001) Minty Gutierrez; Thomas Chela
5.
 Blue Moon (2000)
6.
 New Yorker, The (1998)
7.
 Hurricane Streets (1997) Paco
8.
 Caught (1996) Santiago
9.
 Death in Small Doses (1995) Don Ortega
10.
 Bloodsucking Pharaohs in Pittsburgh (1991) Jackie Cairo
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