William Shockley has amassed a unique body of work with an evocative edge. With stand out performances in such films as SHOWGIRLS, DREAM LOVER and ROBOCOP, Shockley also won over audiences for six years as ‘Hank Lawson’, the moody saloonkeeper and brothel owner in CBS’ highly regarded drama, DR. QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN, starring Jane Seymour. As evidence of his character’s popularity, Shockley was given a development deal by CBS and starred in his own series, a DR. QUINN spin-off series, CALIFORNIA.
Shockley recently finished filming MISTRUST, starring with Jane Seymour, a modern day story about love and self-discovery. He just wrapped YOU’RE GONNA MISS ME, starring with John Schneider, and LEMONHEADS, a modern day tale about two junkies seeking their next fix. Other recent films include REAPER, a horror film starring Danny Trejo and Vinnie Jones, HOT BATH AN’ A STIFF DRINK, a western about identical twins separated at birth, and their unlikely union 30-years later, FINDING HARMONY, a tale about a famous country singer separated from his family starring Billy Zane and Allison Eastwood. He produced country music videos for Randy Houser “We Went” and “Like A Cowboy”, Kix Brooks “New to This Town”, Megan Mullins “Long Past Gone”, Ash Bowers “Stuck” and David St. Romain “That’s Love”. In the world of radio, Shockley hosted Tribune Entertainment’s syndicated country music show, “The Road”, and was nominated by “Billboard” Magazine for Best Syndicated Radio Show. Shockley does extensive voice over work in television and radio advertising, having been the voice for Enterprise, Sony, Bausch & Lomb, Sprint, AT&T, Toyota, Siemens, Cisco Systems, Isuzu, Fruit of the Loom and XM Satellite Radio, to name a few.