– "Jim" and
Shawn Patrick Nash is from a small
town in Missouri. After graduating from Fort Osage High School, Shawn
attended North Carolina School of The Arts. He finished his college
education at Southwest Missouri State University where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts
Performance for Film and Theatre.
Shawn's horsemanship skills won him his first film in 1990, Son of The Morning
Star, then again in 1991 in Far and Away. Shawn participated in
three MOW's shot in and around the Kansas City area before moving to
California in 1994. Again, his horsemanship skills earned him jobs wrangling, stunts,
and acting in Wild Bill, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman,
Magnificent Seven, Purgatory, American Outlaws, Hard
Ground, Hidalgo, Loves Enduring Promise, Into the West,
Trail End, Comanche Moon and many others. Shawn also hosted
and did stunts on The Extreme Horseman Show.
Midwest connection, acting and stunt experience, he started coordinating stunts
for shows in Missouri and Kansas such as Killer Diller,
Lenexa One Mile and Trail End. Currently, Shawn can be seen as
the Oklahoma Sooner in the Nissan Heisman Trophy commercial, in a
recurring role on the CBS show Jericho, and as part of the Bravo
Team on the CBS show The Unit.