Shawn Toovey

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Shawn Toovey
BornShawn Toovey
(1983-03-01) March 1, 1983 (age 30)
United States Lincoln, Nebraska
 
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Shawn Toovey
BornShawn Toovey
(1983-03-01) March 1, 1983 (age 30)
United States Lincoln, Nebraska

Shawn Toovey (born March 1, 1983, in Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as "Brian Cooper" in the popular drama Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman for which Toovey won four Young Artist Awards.

Toovey was born March 1, 1983 in Lincoln, Nebraska. His family moved to San Antonio, Texas, when he was four and ultimately ended up in California, where Shawn spent the next six years playing the endearing Brian Cooper on the CBS television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.

He is a founding member of the Children's Board of the Audrey Hepburn Hollywood for Children Foundation. He is also involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, The Braille Institute, Camp Ronald McDonald, Meals on Wheels and various child abuse preventions organizations.

Toovey played the role of Tiny Tim opposite fellow Dr. Quinn actor Orson Bean in the theater production of A Christmas Carol. Toovey has received several awards to date, among them:

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
1991In Broad DaylightClaude Rowan
1991A Seduction in Travis CountyJosh Maguire
1992Bed of LiesJoel Moore
1992An American StorySam Meadows
1993The Fire Next TimeJake Morgan
1993Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanBrian CooperAppeared in 148 episodes, 1993–1998
1997FlashTad Rutherford
1999Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The MovieBrian Cooper
2001Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart WithinBrian Cooper

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