Meet John Wesley Shipp of The Flash in Boxboro MA March 11-13
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Meet John Wesley Shipp of The Flash in Boxboro MA March 11-13

Meet John Wesley Shipp of The Flash in Boxboro MA March 11-13

A Flash Announcement! John Wesley Shipp of Dawson’s Creek, NYPD Blue, and The Flash, will be in Boxboro MA March 11-13, 2022. He will be offering Celebrity Photo Ops And Autographs at the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza.

Meet John Wesley Shipp of The Flash in Boxboro MA March 11-13Shipp (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.

John Wesley 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). He won two consecutive daytime Emmy awards for his soap work; the first for As the World Turns and the second for Santa Barbara.

As part of the Arrowverse, Shipp portrays Barry Allen’s father, Henry Allen, Jay Garrick/Flash and Earth-90 Barry Allen/Flash, on the current series entitled The Flash on the CW network. He played Barry Allen / The Flash in The Flash (1990) and his father Henry Allen in The Flash (2014), and of course, The Flash season 8.

The thing I loved about Barry at the beginning was that he’s, he’s a regular guy caught in extraordinary circumstances.

Come meet John Wesley Shipp at the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza Cabin Fever Show at the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, March 11-13, 2022 in Boxborough, MA. The NorthEast ComicCon runs for 3 days of collectors’ and fan experiences. Vendors selling comics, toys, art, books, memorabilia, crafts and pop culture collectibles. Celebrity guests signing autographs (for a fee), along with comic book artists, writers and creators. Updates will be announced on the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza March 11-13, 2022 shows website www.NEComicCons.com.

Film Credits Include:

  • 1990 The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter – Barney Bux
  • 1994 Soft Deceit – John Hobart
  • 2002 Second to Die – Jim Bratchett
  • 2005 Starcrossed (short film) – Lane
  • 2009 Port City – George
  • 2009 Grotesque (short film) – Father Fahey
  • 2010 Separation Anxiety – Sr. Palmer
  • 2012 Hell and Mr. Fudge – Bennie Lee Fudge
  • 2014 Sensory Perception – Lt. Thawne
  • 2014 Golden Shoes – President of the United States
  • 2016 The Sector – Stillwell
  • 2019 Night Sweats – Nick Frankenthaler

Television Credits Include:

  • 1980 The Dirtiest Show in Town (television film)
  • 1980-1984 Guiding Light (regular role) –  Kelly Nelson
  • 1983 Fantasy Island Episode: “The Songwriter” / “Queen of the Soaps” – Todd Skylar
  • 1984 Summer Fantasy (television film) – Callahan
  • 1985-1986 As the World Turns (regular role) – Doug Cummings
  • 1986 Santa Barbara (recurring role) – Martin Ellis
  • 1989 One Life to Live (recurring role) – Blanchard Lovelace
  • 1990-1991 The Flash – Barry Allen / The Flash
  • 1991 Baby of the Bride (television film) – Dennis
  • 1991 Danger Team (television film; voice role) – Spec
  • 1992 All My Children (one episode) – Carter Jones
  • 1992 Human Target Episode: “Designated by Chance” – Garner St. John
  • 1994 NYPD Blue (two episodes) – Officer Roy Larson
  • 1994 Golden Gate (television film) – Kenny Scanlon
  • 1994 Green Dolphin Beat (television film) – Terry Lattner
  • 1994–1995 Sisters (recurring role; ten episodes) – Lucky Williams
  • 1995 JAG Episode: “War Cries” – Gunnery Sergeant Granger
  • 1996 Deadly Web (television film) – Dr. Stanton
  • 1996 Strangers Episode: “Visit” – Jack
  • 1997 Lost Treasure of Dos Santos (television film) –  Jack
  • 1997 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. Episode: “Alpha Dogs” –  Griffin
  • 1998-2001 Dawson’s Creek (main role, seasons 1-4; recurring role, season 5) – Mitch Leery
  • 1999 Road Rage (television film) – Jim Carson
  • 2001 The Outer Limits Episode: “Lion’s Den” – Coach Peter Shotwell
  • 2004 JAG Episode: “What If” – Colonel Marcus Sutter
  • 2005 Palmetto Pointe (recurring role, five episodes) – Michael Jones
  • 2006 CSI: NY Episode: “Sweet 16” – Patrick Quinn
  • 2007 Christie’s Revenge (television film) – Uncle Ray Colton
  • 2007 The Closer Episode: “Culture Shock” – Chris Conroy
  • 2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Episode: “Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster!” (voice role) – Professor Zoom
  • 2010 One Life to Live (18 episodes) – Eddie Ford
  • 2011 Drop Dead Diva Episode: “He Said, She Said” – Doug Bailey
  • 2012 One Life to Live (one episode) – Eddie Ford
  • 2012-2013 Teen Wolf (four episodes) – Mr. Lahey
  • 2014-present The Flash (recurring role) – Dr. Henry Allen / Jay Garrick / Barry Allen
  • 2017 Blindspot Episode: “Draw O Caesar, Erase a Coward” – Dr. Katz
  • 2018 Supergirl Episode: “Bunker Hill” (cameo) – Barry Allen / The Flash
  • 2018 Arrow Episodes: “Unmasked” (cameo); “Elseworlds, Part 2” –  Barry Allen / The Flash
  • 2019 Ruby Herring Mysteries: Her Last Breath (television film) – John Herring
  • 2020 Ruby Herring Mysteries: Prediction Murder (television film) – John Herring
  • 2021 Stargirl Episode: “Summer School: Chapter Nine” – Jay Garrick / The Flash

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Meet John Wesley Shipp of The Flash in Boxboro MA March 11-13