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Full Name  Shawn Toovey
Name  Shawn Toovey

Role  Actor
Spouse  Marianne Toovey (m. 2007)
Shawn Toovey is sleeping and rats on his neck while wearing a gray jacket
Born  March 1, 1983 (age 38) (1983-03-01) Lincoln, Nebraska
Education  University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Movies and TV shows  Dr Quinn - Medicine Woman, Dr Quinn Medicine Woman, Flash, The Fire Next Time, An American Story
Similar People  Jessica Bowman, Chad Allen, Joe Lando, Erika Flores, Jim Knobeloch

Shawn Toovey (born March 1, 1983 in Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Brian Cooper in the popular drama Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman for which Toovey won four Young Artist Awards.

Shawn Toovey smiling and wearing a checkered polo

Toovey was born March 1, 1983 in Lincoln, Nebraska. His family moved to San Antonio, Texas when he was four and ultimately ended up in California, where Shawn spent the next six years playing Brian Cooper on the CBS television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.

Shawn Toovey smiling while wearing striped long sleeves and gray shirt

He is a founding member of the Children's Board of the Audrey Hepburn Hollywood for Children Foundation. He is also involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, The Braille Institute, Camp Ronald McDonald, Meals on Wheels and various child abuse preventions organizations.

Toovey played the role of Tiny Tim opposite fellow Dr. Quinn actor Orson Bean in the theater production of A Christmas Carol. Toovey has received several awards to date, among them:


  • 1994: Youth in Film Award - Best Actor in a Drama Series, 10 and under
  • 1994: Spirit of the Prairie Award (from the governor of Nebraska)
  • 1996: Young Artist Awards - Best Actor in a Drama Series
  • 1996: Michael Landon Award - For: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
  • (1993) 1997: Young Artist Awards - Best Actor in a Drama Series.

  • Young Shawn Toovey wearing blue long sleeves and eyeglasses

    Shawn Toovey smiling and wearing blue long sleeves and black pants while the woman beside him wearing a blue-green dress
    Shawn Toovey holding a telephone and wearing necklace
    Shawn Toovey smiling and wearing a gray shirt while Marianne Toovey wearing a striped dress and a boy wearing a gray printed shirtShawn Toovey smiling and wearing blue long sleeves and eyeglasses

    References

    Shawn Toovey Wikipedia


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