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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.


The Future is Unwritten
Things Left Behind
In the Company of Women
Rigid Silence
The Killing Dose
Prodigal Father
Forever Young
Bad Pennies
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


  • 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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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 BrackenreidClare McConnell as Effie NewsomeBea Santos as Louise CherryPeter Keleghan as Terrence MeyersPeter Stebbings as James PendrickMatthew Bennett as Allen CleggNigel Bennett as former Chief Constable Giles • Siobhan Murphy as Ruth NewsomeShailene Garnett as Nomi JohnstonStephanie Belding as Nurse SullivanSebastian Pigott as Dr. DixonColin Mochrie as Ralph FellowsJames McGowan as Dr. ForbesPatrick McKenna as Hamish SlorachDmitry Chepovetsky as Nikola TeslaJohn Tench as Alexander Graham BellMartin Moreau as Theodore RooseveltCyrus Lane as Rupert NewsomeCraig Brown as Eddie CrawfordDavid Reale as Mr. ClementsErin Agostino as Nina BloomMouna Traoré as Rebecca JamesJordan Johnson-Hinds as Nate DesmondDylan Neal as Jasper LinneyKristian Bruun as Constable JacksonRichard 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)Sean 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