Shane Kippel is a Canadian actor. His acting career started in the early 2000s. Some of his early works were the films Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, as well as a recurring role on the TV series Life with Derek. He then became widely known for playing Gavin “Spinner” Mason on Degrassi: The Next Generation. He was part of the show’s main cast from seasons 1-9. He reprised his role on the TV movie Degrassi Takes Manhattan. He’s also recently reprised his role on the new Degrassi: Next Class. Additionally, he’s appeared in the 2010 film Dog Pound.