Bio

Ever since Parry Shen’s breakout performance in MTV Films’ “Better Luck Tomorrow”, leading a group of over-achieving honor roll students into a downward spiral of crime, Parry has continued to demonstrate his diverse range from Columbia Pictures’ comedy, “The New Guy” and the “Hatchet” horror franchise, to Daytime TV's “General Hospital”.

With television appearances including “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Criminal Minds”, he currently can be seen as the smarmy, "Brad Cooper" on “General Hospital”, his third outing in “Hatchet III”, "the romantic sex comedy, “Yes, We're Open” and heard in the videogames "Sleeping Dogs", "World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria" and "Far Cry 3". His first feature film helming as producer “UNIDENTIFIED”, is now available on Digital/DVD - visit www.unidentified-movie.com for all platform links.

In the past 6 years, Parry has spoken at over 100 Universities in his spare time -- demystifying the Acting Business and sharing his experiences as an Asian American in the media to college students across the country. He has been profiled on “Entertainment Tonight” and “Extra” as well as in Rolling Stone, People Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.

Daytime Confidential” recently named Parry as one of the 10 Best Soap Opera Newcomers of 2013 and “Soap Opera Digest” dedicated a 2-page spread to highlight Parry's supporting role as being a fan favorite.

Parry is also the co-creator of the graphic novel, “Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology”, published by The New Press. The sequel, “SHATTERED” is currently available at all on-line book retailers.

He resides in Southern California with his wife Kim and daughters Avery & Kori.

 

Actor - Filmography

 

  1. "General Hospital" .... Brad Cooper (58 episodes, 2013-2014)
        - Episode #1.13075 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 6/12/14)
        - Episode #1.13072 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 6/9/14)
        - Episode #1.13067 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 6/2/14)
        - Episode #1.13056 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 5/13/14)
        - Episode #1.13055 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 5/12/14)
        - Episode #1.13054 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 5/9/14)
        - Episode #1.13053 (2014)  TV episode .... Brad Cooper (air: 5/8/14)
        (see all episodes )

  2. Unidentified (2013) .... Actor, Producer, Story By

  3. Hatchet III (2013) .... Andrew

  4. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (2012) (VG) .... Actor

  5. Far Cry 3 (2012) (VG) .... Various

  6. Sleeping Dogs (2012) (VG) .... Winston Chu

  7. Holliston (2012) .... Trent

  8. Yes, We're Open (2012) .... Luke

  9. Surrogate Valentine (2011) .... Bradley

  10. Hatchet II (2010) .... Justin

  11. "NCIS: Los Angeles" .... Ty (2 episodes, 2010)
        - Stand-off (2010) TV episode .... Ty
        - Missing (2010) TV episode .... Ty

  12. The Tivo (2009) .... James

  13. Wet (2008) (VG).... Zhi

  14. Fairy Tale Police (2008) .... Officer Pappas

  15. Rule of Three (2008).... David

  16. "Mad TV" .... Chin-Hwa Dak (1 episode, 2008)
        - Episode #13.13 (2008) TV episode .... Chin-Hwa Dak

  17. "Criminal Minds" .... Bobby Kim (1 episode, 2007)
        - True Night (2007) TV episode .... Bobby Kim

  18. The Gene Generation (2007) .... Jackie

  19. "Brothers & Sisters" .... Dan Silk (2 episodes, 2007)
        - Three Parties (2007) TV episode .... Dan Silk
        - The Other Walker (2007) TV episode .... Dan Silk

  20. Finishing the Game (2007) .... Robert Chang

  21. "Veronica Mars" .... Hsiang 'Charleston' Chu (1 episode, 2006)
        - Charlie Don't Surf (2006) TV episode .... Hsiang 'Charleston' Chu

  22. Hatchet (2006) .... Shawn

  23. "Thief" .... Billy 'Shrimp Boy' Kwan (3 episodes, 2006)
        - Flight (2006) TV episode .... Billy 'Shrimp Boy' Kwan
        - No Direction Home (2006) TV episode .... Billy 'Shrimp Boy' Kwan
        - Everything That Rises Must Converge (2006) TV episode .... Billy 'Shrimp Boy' Kwan

  24. Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well (2006) (TV) .... UFAP

  25. "Without a Trace" .... Steven Park (1 episode, 2005)
        - Honor Bound (2005) TV episode .... Steven Park

  26. The Poseidon Adventure (2005) (TV) .... Enlisted Man

  27. Attack of the Sabretooth (2005) (TV) .... Robbie

  28. "Tru Calling" .... Tyler Li (3 episodes, 2005)
        - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas... Again (2005) TV episode .... Tyler Li
        - In the Dark (2005) TV episode .... Tyler Li
        - Grace (2005) TV episode .... Tyler Li

  29. Passages (2005) .... Frank

  30. "Asia Street Comedy" (2004) TV series .... Various Char (unknown episodes)

  31. First Daughter (2004) .... Rally Leader

  32. The Deviants (2004) .... Jerry

  33. The Perfect Party (2004) .... Peter

  34. The Hazing (2004) .... Tim Fields
    ... aka Dead Scared (USA: new title)

  35. "NCIS" .... Ben Richmond (1 episode, 2004)
        - Eye Spy (2004) TV episode .... Ben Richmond

  36. The New Guy (2002) .... Glen

  37. "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" .... Seth (1 episode, 2002)
        - Cloud Ten (2002) TV episode .... Seth

  38. Better Luck Tomorrow (2002) .... Ben Manibag

  39. An American Town (2001) (TV) .... Sophomore

  40. "The Wild Thornberrys" .... Dog (1 episode, 2000)
        - Dragon Me Along (2000) TV episode (voice) .... Dog

  41. Damaged Goods (2000) (TV) .... Josh

  42. The Privateers (2000) (TV) .... Parrot

  43. Game Day (2000) .... Ali

  44. "Party of Five" .... Kyle (1 episode, 1999)
        - I'll Show You Mine (1999) TV episode .... Kyle

  45. "Chicago Hope" .... Harry Lensky (1 episode, 1999)
        - Big Hand for the Little Lady (1999) TV episode .... Harry Lensky

  46. "Cousin Skeeter" .... Billy Blowfeld (1 episode, 1999)
        - Sideshow Skeeter (1999) TV episode .... Billy Blowfeld

  47. "The King of Queens" .... Stockboy (1 episode, 1998)
        - Supermarket Story (1998) TV episode .... Stockboy

  48. "Malibu, CA" .... Kip (1 episode, 1998)
        - Welcome to Malibu (1998) TV episode .... Kip

  49. "Beverly Hills, 90210" .... Staffer (1 episode, 1998)
        - Budget Cuts (1998) TV episode .... Staffer

  50. "Suddenly Susan" .... Robert (1 episode, 1998)
        - Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Even Some of These Do It (1998) TV episode .... Robert

  51. Shrieker (1998) (as Parry Allen) .... David

  52. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" .... Student (1 episode, 1998)
        - Innocence (1998) TV episode .... Student

  53. "Caroline in the City" .... Tim (1 episode, 1997)
        - Caroline and the Cold Sesame Noodles (1997) TV episode .... Tim

  54. Starship Troopers (1997) (uncredited) .... Student

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Current Projects & Appearances

CommunityWalk Map - PARRY SHEN Appearances

Brad Cooper on "GENERAL HOSPITAL"

NEXT GH TV APPEARANCES: May 8-13

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SOAP OPERA DIGEST Pancake Spread(Read Here)

SOAP OPERA DIGEST NYC Tour (Read Here)

"UNIDENTIFIED" NOW on (iTunes) & (AMAZON Instant)

"UNIDENTIFIED" NOW on (DVD)


See How We Sent A Camera into Space!

"YES WE'RE OPEN" (NOW on VOD!)

"HATCHET III" (Now on Blu-Ray & DVD)