- Dated Rachael Leigh Cook
- Is in a band called "Jonny Was", formerly known as "Average Jo". "Jonny Was" performs in clubs in LA and the OC.
- Has a song on the soundtrack of A Walk to Remember (2002) with "Average Jo".
- Shane’s father’s and mother are Don & Catherine West. He has two sisters, Simone is 19 and his half sister Marli Ann is less than a year old.
- He was so in love with the 1968 Camaro drove in A Walk to Remember (2002) that he bought it for $5000.
- Got into acting when he was forced to take Drama class in high school because he needed one more credit to graduate.
- He dedicated a song to the late actor Jonathan Brandis of "SeaQuest DSV" (1993) fame.
- He was nearly cast as John Connor in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003). The role went to Nick Stahl instead.
- At the end of A Walk to Remember (2002), his character had gone off to and was accepted to medical school. Two years later, he played a doctor on "ER" (1994 ).
- Attended Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies.
- Is replacing Darby Crash in legendary punk band The Germs
Shane's birthday project
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