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Oliver Shaw

Played by Matt Gordon

character

BIO:
Officer Shaw is a go-along, get-along kind of guy. Easy-going, yes—but don’t make the mistake of thinking he’s a pushover, or you’ll be in for a rude awakening. This married father of three is happiest spending one on one time with his family (or a good sandwich). The kind of cop that doesn’t go looking for trouble, Shaw also won’t shy away from it when it finds him. His easygoing nature makes his approach to policing low-key; which means he’s got his work cut out for him when it comes to training Dov.

WHAT HE’S GOT TO TEACH:
- How to get a rookie to do your paperwork.
- How to get a rookie to pay for your burger.
- This division is your family. Take care of the people here and they will take care of you.

WHAT HE’S GOT TO LEARN:
- Fifteen years on the force have made him cynical. Which means the rookies' idealism might just do him a world of good.

SECRET:
Behind that grumpy scowl? Lies a happily married family man with three beloved daughters.

actor

Matt Gordon received two Gemini nominations in 2007 & 2008 for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series for his role of “Doc” in Rent-A-Goalie for Showcase and another Gemini nomination in 2003 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series for his portrayal of ‘Murray Dan’ in the series The Eleventh Hour for CTV.

Most recent film credits include George Hickenlooper’s Casino Jack starring Kevin Spacey and Peter Stebbings' Defendor starring Woody Harrelson. Other film credits include Christian Charles’ Nothing But the Truth for New Line and Cameron Kirkwood’s Your Beautiful Cul de Sac Home as well as Mayday, Evel, Looking for Angelina, Shall We Dance and Saint Monica among others.

No stranger to television, Gordon recently wrapped the highly anticipated Rookie Blue premiering on ABC/Global this summer. Other Television credits include NBC’s The Listener, CBS’s Flashpoint as well as Murdoch Mysteries, The Line, The Summit, The Dresden Files and the mini-series Would Be Kings directed by David Wellington.