- Full Name Reed Lorenzo Shannon
- Nickname Reed Shannon
- Birth Date Sep 22, 2000
- Age 23 Years, 5 Months
- Ethnicity White
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Cary, North Carolina, USA
- Occupation TV and Film Actor
- Height 5 Feet 4 Inches
- Net Worth Undisclosed
Reed Shannon | BiographyCast of 'The Wilds'
Reed Shannon is an emerging American actor and comedian. He has mainly gained recognition from his latest appearance as Scotty Simms in the teenage drama TV series 'The Wilds' (2022).
Who is Reed Shannon?
Reed Shannon is a stage artist, TV and film actor, stand-up comedian, and recording artist. He is best known for portraying Scotty Simms in the TV series The Wilds in 2022.
He began his acting career as Tyler Jenks in the 2016 TV Series Henry Danger. After that, the same year, he also landed a minor role in another TV series Speechless as Asher. Similarly, his other acting credits include School Of Rock (2016-17 TV Series), Token (2018 Short movie), Canal Street (2018 movie), Blaze and the Monster Machines (2016-2021 TV series), Arcane (2021 TV series), and so on.
As of now, Shannon is busy with his upcoming project named Box Brown. It is a drama movie set to release sometime in 2022. In this movie, the actor will portray the character of Baptism Witness.
He is a Native of North Carolina
Reed Shannon took birth as Reed Lorenzo Shannon in Cary, North Carolina, the USA, in 2000. He celebrates his birthday on 22 September every year. Unfortunately, authentic websites have not published relevant information about his parents and siblings.
In one of his 2022 interviews with thenerdsofcolor.org, Shannon talked about how he developed an interest in musical theatres and acting. As a child, he used to sneak into his sister's dancing class in North Carolina. Later on, he was allowed to join them and got a chance to work in the musical theater and also went on a tour with Motown the Musical. On that tour, he performed various characters like little Michael Jackson, little Stevie Wonder, and little Berry Gordy.
In the same interview, Shannon also talked about how his parents supported him in following his dream of becoming an actor. He then relocated to Los Angeles with his parents and has ever since settled there, working for his future. He said,
“So I learned a lot about the industry doing that, and my parents decided that we could move to Los Angeles to help me continue my career. So ever since then, I’ve just been sort of auditioning and honing my craft.”
He Played Scotty Simms in 'The Wilds'
The Wilds is an American Drama TV Series that first aired on the streaming platform Amazon Prime Video on 11 December 2020. After the first season's success, the series returned for its second installment in 2022. The second season premiered on 6 May 2022.
The two seasons of the series have a total of 18 episodes in it. The first season had ten episodes, while there were eight in the second.
Shannon began appearing on the Prime Video series, The Wilds in the second season. He portrayed the role of one of the main characters Scotty Simms in eight episodes. According to gamerant.com, Shannon’s character Scotty Simms is a fast, innovative teenager who is also the best friend of another lead character Bo Leonard played by Tanner Ray Rook.
Before the premiere of the second season of the series, i.e., on 2 May 2022, Shannon shared a glimpse of one of the scenes of the series on his Instagram handle @reed.shannon. The picture features two other show’s cast members, Tanner Ray Rook and Miles Gutierrez-Riley.
Did You Know?
- The Wilds actor Reed Shannon stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches.