Quickly making a name for himself as one of Hollywood's young leading men, Shawn Roberts starred as Albert Wesker in "Resident Evil: Afterlife" and "Resident Evil: Retribution" for Sony Screen Gems. Roberts also co-starred opposite Mel Gibson in "Edge of Darkness" for Warner Brothers, directed by Martin Campbell.
Roberts recently starred in the Canadian film "A Little Bit Zombie" and in "The Last Ride of Wyatt Earp" with Val Kilmer. In addition, Roberts has starred in The Weinstein Company's "George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead" and in "Skinwalkers." Other film credits include "I Love You, Beth Cooper" for director Chris Columbus and 20th Century Fox, "Land of the Dead" directed by George A. Romero for Universal Pictures, "X Men" directed by Bryan Singer for Twentieth Century Fox, and the successful Canadian teen comedy "Going the Distance."
Roberts was raised in Ontario, Canada and began acting professionally at age 12 when he landed a lead role on the CBC series "Emily of New Moon," which was produced by Academy Award®-winning producer Michael Donovan. Following the completion of the show's successful run, Roberts has worked continuously in film and television.
Roberts splits his time between Los Angeles and Canada.