Shawn Carter Peterson

Actor / Director

Shawn Carter Peterson

Shawn Carter Peterson is a native of Baltimore, MD.  He graduated from Vassar College cum laude with a dual degree in Drama and Africana Studies.  Since moving to Los Angeles, Shawn has made a name for himself by becoming a recognized staple in tons of national commercials, and print ads.  As one of young Hollywood’s up and coming actors, Shawn's appearances on television have varied from 1 hour dramas like HBO’s Entourage, F/X’s The Shield & FOX’s House to half hour sitcoms like  CBS’ How I Met Your Mother & FOX's Til Death .  Most recently, Shawn landed roles on Showtime's United States of Tara, TNT's Franklin & Bash, CBS's $#*! My DAD SAYS, TNT's Common Law &  ABC's CASTLE.  Broadening his breadth of work to also encompass film, Shawn worked on the Lifetime movie Midnight Bayou billed alongside Jerry O'Connell & Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway. He also shared the screen with teen sensation Miley Cyrus in the hit film Hannah Montana-The Movie as well as with Billy Bob Thornton in the upcoming film The Baytown Outlaws.  This spring, Shawn will make his blockbuster debut as "Wes" in Stephanie Meyer's THE HOST  directed by Andrew Niccol.


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Buffalo 8 Management

9247 Alden Dr

Beverly Hills, CA90210

tel. 310. 492. 5575

Contact: Steven Adams, manager



Platform Publicity

2666 N. Beachwood Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90068

tel. 323. 462. 3041

Contact: Siri Garber, publicist

Theatrical - Agency 

Ellis Talent Group

750 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Ste 300

Studio City, CA

tel. 818. 980.8072

Contact: Gabrielle Allabashi, agent

Theatrical - Southeast

Open Range Management

9185 Wynnewood St

Baton Rouge, LA 70815

tel. 225.216.2424

Contact: Brenda Netzberger, agent


Abrams Artists Agency

9200 W. Sunset Blvd

West Hollywood, CA  90069

Contact: Kristin Nava, agent


M Model Management

8101 Melrose Ave., #201

West Hollywood, CA  90046

Contact: Maria Minelli, agent