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Shanice Banton plays Violet Hart who is first introduced in Season 11 of Murdoch Mysteries

Shanice Banton is a Canadian actress best known for her work on the Emmy-nominated teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation, in which she starred for three seasons. Notable film and television appearances include a supporting lead role in the critically acclaimed Jesse Owens biopic Race (2016), a starring role in Lifetime's Her Stolen Past (2017) and recurring role on Murdoch Mysteries (Season 11).

Shanice trained as a drama and musical theatre student at Toronto's Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts. She is currently based in Toronto.

After 11 seasons on the air, Shanice feels “so grateful to be a part of Murdoch Mysteries.

Appearances

Darkness Before the Dawn Part 2
Darkness Before the Dawn Part 1
Manual for Murder
Sins of the Father
Murdoch and the Undetectable Man
Six of the Best
Drowning in Money
Brother's Keeper
Sir. Sir? Sir!!!
Murdoch Without Borders
Operation: Murder
Murdoch Mystery Mansion
Free Falling
Shadows Are Falling
Game of Kings
Crabtree à la Carte
Mary Wept
The Talking Dead
Dr. Osler Regrets
The Canadian Patient

Trivia

  • Banton tells The TV Junkies that this opportunity “came about as an audition sent from my agent,” and that it was “nothing too crazy.”
  • Murdoch has been very welcoming,” stating that the cast has even been “helpful with all the medical terminology used on the show.”

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Gallery

Murdoch Mysteries Recurring Actors and Characters
Daniel Maslany as Detective WattsShanice Banton as Violet HartLachlan Murdoch as Henry HigginsArwen Humphreys as Margaret BrackenreidCharles Vandervaart as John BrackenreidBea Santos as Louise CherrySiobhan Murphy as Ruth NewsomeCyrus Lane as Rupert NewsomeClare McConnell as Effie NewsomeStephanie Belding as Nurse SullivanSebastian Pigott as Dr. DixonPeter Keleghan as Terrence MeyersColin Mochrie as Ralph FellowsJames McGowan as Dr. ForbesDavid Reale as Mr. ClementsCraig Brown as Eddie CrawfordDmitry Chepovetsky as Nikola TeslaPeter Stebbings as James PendrickErin Agostino as Nina BloomMouna Traoré as Rebecca JamesJordan Johnson-Hinds as Nate DesmondDylan Neal as Jasper LinneyKristian Bruun as Constable JacksonPatrick McKenna as Hamish SlorachMatthew Bennett as Allen CleggJohn Tench as Alexander Graham BellMartin Moreau as Theodore RooseveltRichard Clarkin as Chief Constable DavisMichael Seater as James GilliesRothaford Gray as Alderman William Peyton HubbardCyrus Lane as Roger NewsomeGeorgina Reilly as Emily GraceCharlotte Sullivan as Charlotte (formerly Minerva Fairchild)Nigel Bennett as former Chief Constable GilesSean Harraher as Constable WorseleyTamara Hope as Edna Brooks (née Garrison)Giacomo Gianniotti as Leslie GarlandNicole Underhay as Margaret HaileSarah Gadon as Ruby OgdenKate Greenhouse as Sally PendrickStephen McHattie as Harry MurdochGeraint Wyn Davies as Arthur Conan Doyle
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