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Mark Shanahan

Shanahan writes primarily for the Living/Arts section. He covers the comings and goings of Boston’s celebrity class in the newspaper's daily “Names” column, and also writes feature profiles of actors, authors, rock stars, and filmmakers.

Latest stories

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Callie Thorne lands ‘Mysteries of Laura’ role

By , Globe Staff

The Boston-bred actress and Wheaton College grad is best known for her role on “Rescue Me.”

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‘Papa Doug’ Manchester buys Newport mansion

By , Globe Staff

The peacockish San Diego-based businessman is the new owner of the Fairholme estate.

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Stan Lee honored in Boston with day of his own

By , Globe Staff

In honor of the Spider-Man creator being in town, Saturday was declared Stan Lee Day in the Hub.

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Fight lessons at Gloucester Stage Co.

By , Globe Staff

Kids in a workshop learned stage combat fundamentals from interim artistic director Robert Walsh.