The Flash: John Wesley Shipp
John Wesley Shipp (born January 22, 1956), a dark and handsome 1980s hunk who made a bid for prime time success by embodying comic book superhero The Flash in 1990. An American actor also known as Mitch Leery, the title character's father on the television drama Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2002 and for roles in several daytime soap operas. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Lived in New York City to study acting following college and earned his first daytime claim to fame playing as Kelly Nelson on Guiding Light from February 5, 1980 to November 6, 1984 and as Douglas Cummings on As the World Turns from April 17, 1985 to June 2, 1986. Won two consecutive daytime Emmy awards for his soap work -- the first for "As the World Turns" and the second for "Santa Barbara" in 1987 (played as Martin Ellis). Blanchard Lovelace on One Life to Live in 1989, and Carter Jones on All My Children in 1992. For his work on ATWT, he won a supporting actor Emmy at the 13th Daytime Emmy Awards in 1986. He played the title role in CBS's short-lived but critically-acclaimed series The Flash in the 1990-1991 season and was Lucky on NBC's Sisters in 1994 and 1995...
Barry Allen, a scientist who is struck by lightning and then splashed with chemicals, turns into the fastest man alive named The Flash. He takes on the Dark Riders, a motorcycle gang terrorizing Central City. John Wesley Shipp stars in this spectacular TV series. He portray as the main superhero and other guest stars appeared as super villains.
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