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Jamie Shannon

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Years active  1989–present
Name  Jamie Shannon

Role  Actor
TV shows  Nanalan'
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Full Name  Jamie Christopher Shannon
Occupation  Film actor, television actor, television director, television screenwriter, television producer, voice artist
Awards  Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Children's or Youth's Program or Series
Nominations  Gemini Award for Best Pre-School Program or Series

Jamie Christopher Shannon is a Canadian actor, director, writer, producer, and voice artist, best known for his work in the Canadian television series, Nanalan'.

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Career

Having worked together since teenagers, Shannon and his partner Jason Hopley founded The Grogs puppet company troupe in 1994. Shannon had first developed the idea for The Grogs while traveling in Europe and seeing the prominent place puppets have in street theater. He and Hopley then developed the puppets for children's birthday parties.

Shannon voiced three-year-old Mona in the television series, Nanalan'. He is also known as the voices of 16-year-old Josh in Mr. Meaty and as Swami Jeff in Swami Jeff's Temple of Wisdom.

Shannon is co-creator of Mr. Meaty, along with Jason Hopley. As puppeteers, Shannon and Hopley also created all of the 'Mr. Meaty' puppets, from inception through construction to the final puppet characters.

Shannon's and Hopley's monkey puppets named Ooh and Aah began in early April 2007 as the new hosts of Playhouse Disney.

In the "Nicktoons" official website, in the Mr. Meaty videos section, there is a "Nick Extra!" where Jamie and Jason show you how to make your very own Mr. Meaty puppet.

Filmography

As actor
  • Millennium (1989) as Young Bill Smith
  • Stella (1990) as Teenage Heckler
  • Hayseed (1997) as Gordie
  • Canadian Geographic Kids! (2003–2005) (TV series) as Jamie, host
  • Mr. Meaty (21 episodes, 2005–09) (TV series) as Josh Redgrove
  • Nanalan' (1998–2007) as Mona
  • Caillou (2000–2006) as Dee Dee
  • Swami Jeff's Temple of Wisdom (2008) as Swami Jeff (voice)
  • As puppeteer
  • It's Alive! (1993–1997) (TV series)
  • Big and Small (22 episodes, 2008–2009) (TV series)
  • Hotbox (7 episodes, 2009) (TV series)
  • Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life (V) (2010)
  • Swami Jeff (1993–1997) (TV series)
  • As director
  • Nanalan' (2003) (TV series)
  • Swami Jeff's Temple of Wisdom (2008) (TV series)
  • Big & Small (5 episodes, 2009) (TV series)
  • As writer & producer
  • Nanalan' (writer) (2003)
  • Awards and nominations

  • 2004, Gemini Award win for 'Best Writing in a Children's or Youth Program or Series'
  • 2004, Gemini Award nomination for 'Best Performance in a Pre-School Program or Series'
  • 2004, Gemini Award nomination for 'Best Pre-School Program or Series'
  • References

    Jamie Shannon Wikipedia


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