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John Wesley Shipp

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Birthday
22, 1955
Birthplace
Norfolk, VA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Norfolk, VA

About

Known as Barry Allen, AKA The Flash, on the CBS series The Flash from 1990 to 1991. He also played Kelly Nelson on the soap opera Guiding Light from 1980 until 1984.

Before Fame

He appeared as Bastian's Father in the 1990 film The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter.

Trivia

He played Mitch Leery on the drama series Dawson's Creek from 1998 until 2001.

Family Life

He was born in Norfolk, Virginia. His father was a farmer and pastor who gave a keynote speech to his graduating class.

Associated With

In 2014, he made a cameo as Barry Allen's father in the CW series The Flash, starring Grant Gustin.