Shawn McAllister

Rookie (January 22,1944 / San Antonio, Texas)

Biography of Shawn McAllister

Shawn McAllister is an actor, writer, and film producer. A longstanding member of both Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity Association, he has appeared in more than 25 feature films and television programs and 75 stage productions. He worked several years as a stage manager and/or production manager in South Florida, Pennsylvania and New York, most notably for Producing Managers and the Zev Bufman organization. He was an officer with two independent film companies, Earth Productions and Macaw Films. The children's film, “Looking For Trouble, ” for Roger Corman was one of the feature films he co-produced along with several television pilots. As a writer, he spent three years as a journalist, has ghost written numerous books, and published his autobiography in 1998 under the title, “Surrender the Jealous Mistress.” Shawn’s wife of twenty years, Marie, died of colon cancer in 1998. He dedicated the book to her. In 2006, he wrote and published “Hibel: the Life & Art of Edna Hibel, ” a biographical look at the world renowned artist. His most recent book is a book of poetry entitled 'Southern Bridges/Northern Lights, ' which also contains an essay on Spirit and a Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has two daughters (Dawn & Stacy) , three stepdaughters (Rose, Terry, & Linda) , nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Shawn McAllister's Works:

Southern Bridges/Northern Lights,2008
Hibel: the Life & Art of Edna Hibel,2006
Surrender the Jealous Mistress,1998

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She's Just A Park

she’s just a park
a beautiful park to visit
she smells of freshness
glides across the day
like a swan on polluted waters
I appreciate her presence
and thank the seeds that gave her life
but I can’t take her with me
only her image will follow
to keep me warm
safe from empty dreams
deserted parks

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