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Shane Briant was born in London in 1946. He studied law at Trinity College in Dublin and made his acting debut in the city’s Eblana Theatre in “Hamlet”. In 1973 he signed a contract with Elstree Studios in London and made “Straight On Till Morning” with Tom Bell and Rita Tushingham and “Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell” amongst others. In more recent years his film work has been in New Zealand and Australia where he now lives. He is also a successful novelist.
Born in London, Shane Briant topped the Law School at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Nominated by the London theatre critics as “Best Newcomer” in 1971, Briant has appeared in 32 features worldwide, most notably The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973), The Naked Civil Servant (1975), The Lighthorsemen (1987), John Huston‘s The MacKintosh Man (1973) and Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1981). He is also a novelist, having had five books published in Australia: “The Webber Agenda”, “The Chasen Catalyst”, “Hitkids”, “Bite of the Lotus” and his new best-selling thriller, “Graphic”, which came out in 2005. The short film he wrote in 2005, A Message from Fallujah (2005), won “Best in the Fest” at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, and many other awards. He lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and cats. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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