About the Actor
Shannon McDonough has appeared recently in Regenisis, Angela's Eyes, commercials for H&R Block and the Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board, as well as the upcoming film Camille staring Sienna Miller, David Carradine, and James Franco. Shannon grew up in Toronto and trained with famed comedy troupe The Second City before branching out into television, film, and voice work. Shannon is a performer, writer, and producer who devotes her time to seeing the funnier side of life. Her writing debut, the dark comedy Ring - about working in a phone sex office - met with critical acclaim, as did And Every Night's Hot At The Va Va Voom, a sassy musical about lesbian love in a 1940's New Jersey burlesque house. Her other plays, Talking To Mom In Colour and Southern Belle were audience favorites at The New Ideas Festival at Toronto's Alumnae Theatre. Shannon has been seen on stage in Tony 'n Tina's Wedding, and recently, Criminal Hearts.