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    General Hospital CAST - Shawn Butler

    Full detailed profile on Shawn Butler Played by Sean Blakemore on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.

    Sean Blakemore (Judy Eddy/
    Shawn Butler

    Actor: Sean Blakemore

    Who played Shawn Butler over the years

    Sean Blakemore (January 24, 2011 - present)

    Useful information on Shawn Butler

    * Used to be a teacher before enlisting in the Marines.
    * Once worked for The Balkan.
    * Suffered from PTSD.
    * Befriended Carly while protecting her and Josslyn.


    Current: Works for Jason
    Past: The Balkan's henchman
    Past: Marine
    Past: Teacher


    Shawn is a former marine who suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder. He came to Port Charles as one of The Balkan's henchmen, but quickly changed sides to work with Jason. He was hired by Stone Cold to protect Josslyn from Franco and became close with Carly in the process. He also bonded with Molly over their shared PTSD issues and revealed that before becoming a marine he was a teacher.

    Though he tried to leave town a couple of times, he kept getting pulled back into Carly's drama. Fearing Franco was after Jason, Carly convinced Shawn to head to Hawaii where Jason and Sam were honeymooning. Carly of course tagged along despite Shawn's insistence that she not.


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    Friday, May 22 2015: GH Recap: You Are His Father.

    Jordan flashes back to being in bed with Shawn. She keeps thinking about her husband Tommy. He feels terrible about them cheating on him too. "If you want it to stop, you have to be the one to walk away," he challenges her. She snaps out of it. Scott meets her at the court house and thanks her for handing him Shawn. Ashford wants a deal for him and claims she can get him to give up Corinthos. Downstairs, Shawn sits in his cell, recalling how Jordan betrayed him. TJ arrives for a visit. He always figured this might happen but never thought his mom would be the one to put Shawn behind bars. He rants about her until Shawn stops to say it's not cool. They argue. TJ doesn't know how he can look her in the eye again. Jordan arrives. Her son won't talk to her and exits. Jordan tells Shawn that she got him a deal with Baldwin if he'll testify that Sonny ordered him to kill Jake. She begs him to take it. He refuses. She begs him to do it for TJ. As they argue, she blurts out, "You are his father!" Back upstairs, Sloane meets with Baldwin. The attorney tells him about the deal they are offering Butler. That sounds good to Sloane. He asks for charges against a Jerome associate.

    Tuesday, May 19 2015: GH Recap: Sicko.

    At the station, Dante learns that Shawn was arrested by Jordan. Shawn uses his one phone call to call for help.

    Shawn lashes out at Jordan at the station, claiming she never loved him and just used him. Jordan can’t believe he has made this all about himself because he shot an innocent woman while trying to murder another man. They argue when Shawn claims TJ may not understand her disloyalty. Jordan lets Shawn know that it was Duke who ordered Bruce to kill her, and he only paid for TJ’s tuition out of guilt. She storms out of the room, leaving him for Dante to deal with. TJ later arrives and Jordan says they need to talk.

    Ric arrives at the station to speak with Shawn, and in private he lets Shawn know that Sonny won’t rat him out. Shawn already knew that. He tells Ric about Jordan being undercover and that Sonny needs to be warned. Meanwhile TJ begs Jordan to ask Sonny to help Shawn, but Jordan says she can’t. Jordan tells her son that she is an undercover cop and has been since coming to Port Charles. She explains everything to him, and says she never told him the truth in order to protect him. TJ is furious that she lied to him, and he doesn’t understand how the only person she’s been able to nail is Shawn, the man who took care of him. Jordan thought she could shield Shawn, as she loved him. TJ doubts she understands love and says she’s nothing but a liar. He tells her that he wants nothing from her and walks off.

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