On St. Patrick’s Day, it’s couldn’t be more fitting than to feature a beautiful Irish lass who’s dressed for the occasion, and actress Shannon McDonough definitely fits the bill.
Despite appearing in mainly horror films, such as It Came from Another World!, Terror From Beneath the Earth, Attack of the Moon Zombies, and The Giant Spider, the Minnesota native’s favorite film genre is romance, both dramas and comedies. She’s said of doing horror films; “I didn’t think I’d like horror at first, but it’s kind of fun getting all bloody and dirty.” As of this writing, Shannon has just completed her work on Jarrod Crooks’ Dispatched, which is currently in post production and slated to be released later this year.
Astride a classic BMW, from one of the many retro photo shoots Shannon does
On stage last month at Lee’s Liquor Lounge in Minneapolis
Gracing the lobby card for Christopher R. Mihm’s The Giant Spider, which is a throwback to the “giant bug” drive-in flicks of the 1950s. See more of Shannon (who, by the way, isn’t very fond of spiders) at her Facebook fan page and her IMDb page.
About the author
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Chris flirted with the music business there and in Nashville before joining the U.S. Army and serving in South Korea. He remained in Asia for several years afterwards, teaching English, traveling, and covering the regional entertainment scenes. Currently in a mindset between Seoul and San Francisco, besides Idol Features, you can also catch his writings in the print edition of the monthly magazine, Effective.
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