Born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada, Shawn Doyle has become a familiar face to audiences worldwide, turning out critically acclaimed performances on both the big and small screen.

With his move to Los Angeles in 2004, Doyle quickly amassed an impressive list of credits with recurring roles on Desperate Housewives and 24, and guest-star
roles on Lie To Me, Terriers, Dark Blue, Lost, CSI, Numbers and Blind Justice. In 2010 he said goodbye to his regular role on the hit HBO series Big Love to portray the brilliant, charismatic and eccentric Arkady Balagan in Endgame.

Prior to moving south, Doyle starred in the critically-acclaimed Canadian series Bury the Lead and received a 2002 ACTRA Award and a 2004 Gemini nomination, both for Outstanding Male Performance In a Leading Role; and a 2005 Gemini nomination for Outstanding Performance In a Guest-Starring Role. He starred opposite Mary Louise-Parker in the CBC/BBC movie The Robber Bride, for which he won

the 2007 Gemini Award for Outstanding Male Performance. Other Canadian television credits include This Life, Republic Of Doyle, the Miniseries Guns, The City (Gemini Nom), Scar Tissue, A Killing Spring (Gemini Nom), and Peacekeepers. He won the 2013 Canadian Screen Award (new Geminis) for Outstanding Male Performance as the father of Canadian Confederation John A. Macdonald in John A: Birth of a Country.

Doyle’s film credits include The Disappeared for which he won the 2013 ACTRA Award for Outstanding Male Performance; Grown Up Movie Star, Whiteout, Sabah, Don’t Say A Word, Frequency, The Majestic and Knockaround Guys. He currently stars in Away From Everywhere, shot in his home province.

More recently, Doyle has appeared in the hit FX show Fargo, USA’s Covert Affairs and the hit Netflix series House Of Cards. Doyle just wrapped the second season of the acclaimed Sy-Fy series The Expanse and will soon begin shooting season two of the new Netflix series Frontier.