Shawn shares his birthday with Brad Pitt on December 18th.
In 1997 Shawn was presented with the 'Viewer's Voice Award' for Favorie Actor in a Daytime Drama.
He has a younger brother named Chad.
His father's name is Ray and he is a production manager for a metals corporation.
His mother's name is Lynn and she is a bookkeeper.
Shawn was named 'Ultra Hot Male TV Actor' in Us Weekly's August 16, 2004 issue.
Shawn enjoys may sports such as raquetball, basketball, football, and weight training, and many water activities.
Shawn met his wife, Deborah Quinn, when they both were models auditioning for a print AD in Chicago, in 1991. They got married on May 18, 1996.
As a child, Shawn was awarded the 'Congressional Medal of Merit for Outstanding Leadership' in his community.
His son Kameron was born in July 2000.
Shawn is 5'10" tall.
Shawn started to work on stage with improvisational company Improv Olympic.
Shawn and stepdaughter Taylor Cole both appear on The WB series Summerland
Shawn: (On his Twitter page) When you're afraid to do something, chances are it's exactly the thing you should be doing.