Shawn Roberts (born April 2, 1984) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles in zombie films such as Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, and the Resident Evil franchise.
Roberts was born in Stratford, Ontario.
Roberts started acting when he played the wolf in a school play of Little Red Riding Hood, which was seen by award-winning screenwriter Robert Forsythe. Forsythe, a friend of Roberts' father, helped him get a role in Emily of New Moon. Afterwards, he gained a role on Goosebumps as Brian O'Connor in the two-part episode, The Perfect School. Roberts went on to play Dean Walton in the Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, and has also appeared in George A. Romero's Land of the Dead and Diary of the Dead. In 2010, he appeared in Resident Evil: Afterlife, where he played villain Albert Wesker. He reprised the role of Wesker in 2012 in Resident Evil: Retribution.