As well as acting, West has performed with punk rock band the Germs and Jonny Was.
He landed his first major role in 1999 in the ABC family drama Once and Again, playing Eli Sammler for three seasons.
and it was her first major role, so it's understandable that she got swept up in the emotions of her character."I don't know if I could discern the difference between him and the character at that point in time because, again, I was just so caught up in the moment and the experience," she shared.
"I absolutely walked away from that project so convinced that there would never be a project as special as that."At the time, Mandy was definitely starstruck to be working with Shane, who had already starred in his share of hit TV shows and movies.
Born in 1978 on June 10, Shame West is a well-known face in the American entertainment industry. Being the eldest child in the family, he also has a sister and half-sister.
He is known not only as an actor but also is excellent punk rock musician as well as songwriter. When he was at the age of four, his parents separated through a divorce.
His performance in the film earned him a Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry with Moore.He basically became her mentor on set."Shane was so wonderful," she raved. He had a lot of respect as an actor and I was just the total newbie.I didn't even know how to hit a mark, I was so fresh-faced and naïve.By his performance, he finally landed up in his first major in the year 1999 in the TV series.He came into limelight after playing the character of Eli Sammler on the series Once and again.