Shannon Eubanks is a Southern native who built her career in Los Angles and New York, performing in classical repertory across the U.S., from Alaska Repertory Theatre to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival to the Shakespeare Society of America’s Globe Playhouse in Los Angeles, in over one hundred eighty principal roles, varying from Juliet to Rosalind to Lady MacBeth, from Elmire in Tartuffe to Sonia in Vanya, to Raina in Arms and the Man. A five-time Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle Award nominee, she created the role of Connie in Cowards at the Marilyn Monroe, Sally Hite in Yankee Wives at the Court, and Irina in Poor Murderer at the Coronet. Her series’ television career began on Lou Grant, survived a stint on Dynasty, and took her to New York where she created the role of Ann Alden Forbes on the ABC daytime drama Loving. Television movies include Alienation of Affection (Lifetime), Nightjohn (Disney), The Price of Heaven (CBS), The Margaret Mitchell Story (NBC), Pop Rocks (ABC Family), and the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of Secrets: The Other Anna (ABC). Feature films include The Patriot, Lightning Bug, Runaway Jury, Twenty Years After, Something to Talk About, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, and Justice. Recent network series' appearances include the recurring role of Bastianna Natale on The Originals, Drop Dead Diva, and Eastbound and Down for HBO. Favorite Atlanta roles include Nana in Tuck Everlasting and Miss Millie in The Color Purple, Violet Venable in Suddenly Last Summer, Esme Allen in Amy’s View, Eleanor in The Lion in Winter, and Ouisa in Six Degrees of Separation.