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John Wesley Shipp

John Wesley Shipp (born January 22, 1955) is an American actor known for his various television roles. He played the lead Barry Allen on CBS's superhero series The Flash from 1990 to 1991, and Mitch Leery, the title character's father, on the drama series Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2001. Shipp has also played several roles in daytime soap operas including Kelly Nelson on Guiding Light from 1980 to 1984, and Douglas Cummings on As the World Turns from 1985 to 1986 (which earned him his first Daytime Emmy Award). In 2014, he was cast as Barry Allen's father Henry on the current The Flash series on The CW network.


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Born:
Jan 22, 1955 In Norfolk, Virginia
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the series As the World Turns 1956-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Sector 2016-07-05
Known For
Poster of Hell and Mr Fudge
Poster of Separation Anxiety
Poster of Port City
Poster of CSI: NY
Filmography

The Sector (2016)

Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Stillwell
3.3 3 votes

Golden Shoes (2015)

Family
Movie
as The President of the United States
2.7 3 votes

Sensory Perception (2015)

Thriller Science Fiction
Movie
as Lt. Thawne

The Flash (2014)

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Jay Garrick
6.7 1198 votes

Hell and Mr Fudge (2012)

Drama
Movie
as Bennie Lee Fudge

Teen Wolf (2011)

Action & Adventure Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Drama
Series
as Mr. Lahey
6.8 172 votes

Separation Anxiety (2010)

Drama
Movie
as Mr. Palmer

Port City (2009)

Comedy
Movie
as George

Karma Police (2008)

Drama
Movie
as Barrington Freeman

Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)

Animation Action & Adventure
Series
as Professor Zoom (voice)
6.9 16 votes

Christie's Revenge (2007)

Thriller
Movie
as Ray Colton
1.3 3 votes

The Closer (2005)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 50 votes

CSI: NY (2004)

Crime Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
6.4 92 votes

Second to Die (2002)

Thriller
Movie
as Jim
2 1 votes

Road Rage (1999)

Thriller
Movie
as Jim Carson
6 1 votes

Dawson's Creek (1998)

Drama
Series
as Mitch Leery
5.6 47 votes

Deadly Web (1996)

Movie
as Dr. Stanton
5 1 votes

The Outer Limits (1995)

Drama Horror Mystery Thriller Science Fiction
Series
as Unknown
7.8 48 votes

JAG (1995)

Mystery Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 43 votes

The Flash III: Deadly Nightshade (1992)

Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Barry Allen / The Flash
6 1 votes

Sisters (1991)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Lucky Williams
6.5 2 votes

The Flash 2 - Revenge of the Trickster (1991)

Action Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Barry Allen / The Flash
6.6 4 votes

The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (1990)

Drama Family Fantasy Adventure
Movie
as Barney
5.5 162 votes

The Flash (1990)

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Barry Allen / The Flash
6.6 17 votes

The Flash (1990)

Action Crime
Movie
as Barry Allen / The Flash
6 7 votes

Prisoners of Gravity (1989)

Documentary
Series
as Unknown
9.8 2 votes

Summer Fantasy (1984)

Movie
as Callahan

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
9 14 votes

As the World Turns (1956)

Soap
Series
as Doug Cummings
3.5 2 votes