Nov. 2nd, 1966
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Sean Kanan was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but was raised in New Castle, Pennsylvania. His parents encouraged him to pursue a wide range of interests, such as acting and martial arts. One of his first roles was in the low-budget horror movie Hide and Go Shriek (1988), but the young actor is also known for his theater work, especially with Sam Shepard's plays.
- Graduated Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg Pa. 1985 (Same school attended by 'James Stewart (I)' (qv), 1927-28)
- Attended Boston University where he majored in Political Science.
- Attended Boston University for two years before graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in political science.
- Completed his degree at UCLA.
- Collects baseball cards from the 1940s and 1950s.
- Has a dog named MAX.
- During Christmas 1999, he accompanied Christie Brinkley and Al Franken as guests of Secretary of Defense William Cohen, to Bosnia and Kosovo where they entertained U.S. troops.
- He nearly died in 1988 from injuries suffered making _The Karate Kid, Part III (1989)_ (qv).
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