Virgo Sep 01, 1951 Berwick Actor, Director and Writer
Shawn Alex Thompson is a Canadian actor, writer and television director, as well as a professional magician, and one of the producers of Puppets Who Kill, which aired on Canada's The Comedy Network.
He had a role on the series Guiding Light from 1985 to 1987, and played dance television host Corny Collins in John Waters' 1988 film Hairspray. He has directed episodes of the series Puppets Who Kill, winning a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Director in 2003, and a Gemini Award for Best Direction in 2004. He had a 12-year relationship with actress Rebecca Staab.