Shawn Parsons is an actor whose career started in the mid-2000s with uncredited roles. His first credited role was in the straight-to-video film Deleted: The Game. He next had his first TV role in the television movie Off Madison. In the 2010s, Parsons had guest roles in Parks and Recreation, Ninety, and Torchwood. Later in 2012, he appeared in the film 30 Beats. His first starring role on the small screen was as Detective Goodlooking in Stallions de Amor. He then had performances in the films Soldiers of Fortune, Abstraction, Cement Suitcase, The Sacrament, Spanners, and Song One, among others. In 2015, he became known for playing Mr. Handsome aka ‘The Pig’ in Justified. Following this, he starred as Sam in the TV series Containment. More recently, he co-starred in the TV show Palomino & Swissy.