Shane McCutcheon

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Shane McCutcheon is a fictional character from the American Showtime television drama series The L Word, played by Katherine Moennig.wikipedia
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Katherine Moennig

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Shane McCutcheon is a fictional character from the American Showtime television drama series The L Word, played by Katherine Moennig.
She is best known for her role as Shane McCutcheon on The L Word (2004–09), as well as Jake Pratt on Young Americans (2000).

The L Word

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Shane McCutcheon is a fictional character from the American Showtime television drama series The L Word, played by Katherine Moennig.
The season introduces Bette Porter and Tina Kennard, a couple in a seven-year relationship attempting to have a child; Marina Ferrer, owner of the local cafe The Planet; Jenny Schecter, who has recently moved to Los Angeles to live with her boyfriend Tim Haspel; Shane McCutcheon, an androgynous, highly sexual hairstylist; Alice Pieszecki, a bisexual journalist who maintains The Chart; Dana Fairbanks, a closeted professional tennis player; and Kit Porter, Bette's straight half-sister.

Alice Pieszecki

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Fellow cast member Leisha Hailey (who plays Alice Pieszecki) also disagreed and believed that Shane was more androgynous.
During the first seasons, she is often seen with her best friends, Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig) and Dana Fairbanks (Erin Daniels).

Jenny Schecter

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A friendship storyline developed for Shane and Jenny Schecter (Mia Kirshner).
During season two Jenny is seen coming out, getting her hair cut and becoming best friends with Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig).

Eric Roberts

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Shane finds her father, Gabriel McCutcheon (Eric Roberts) and discovers that she has a half-brother, Shay.
In the same year, he was also guest starred on The L Word as Gabriel McCutcheon, the father of Shane McCutcheon.

Character (arts)

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Shane McCutcheon is a fictional character from the American Showtime television drama series The L Word, played by Katherine Moennig.

Showtime (TV network)

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Shane McCutcheon is a fictional character from the American Showtime television drama series The L Word, played by Katherine Moennig.

The Advocate (LGBT magazine)

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Moennig told Michelle Kort from The Advocate that she had learned "a lot" from playing Shane.

Butch and femme

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Moennig did not agree with labeling the character butch.

Leisha Hailey

Fellow cast member Leisha Hailey (who plays Alice Pieszecki) also disagreed and believed that Shane was more androgynous.

Androgyny

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Fellow cast member Leisha Hailey (who plays Alice Pieszecki) also disagreed and believed that Shane was more androgynous.

Where's Wally?

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Moennig compared Shane during season five to Where’s Waldo because "she’s popping up everywhere and she’s just out to have a good time."

PR Newswire

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Ahead of the series debut in December 2003, a reporter from the PR Newswire wrote that Tammy Lynn Michaels had been cast as Shane's "jilted lover" Lacey, who proceeds to stalk her.

Tammy Lynn Michaels

Ahead of the series debut in December 2003, a reporter from the PR Newswire wrote that Tammy Lynn Michaels had been cast as Shane's "jilted lover" Lacey, who proceeds to stalk her.

Rosanna Arquette

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Rosanna Arquette had signed up to play Cherie Jaffe, the wife of a studio head Steve Jaffe (James Purcell) who arrives as Shane's new client.

Erin Daniels

Erin Daniels who plays Dana Fairbanks added that "you see Shane struggle with actually having feelings, which really scares her".

Sarah Shahi

The character was revealed as Carmen de la Pica Morales (Sarah Shahi).

Kristanna Loken

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In season four, Shane begins a relationship with Paige Sobel (Kristanna Loken).

Mia Kirshner

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A friendship storyline developed for Shane and Jenny Schecter (Mia Kirshner).

Defamation

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Lacey puts up posters and hands out flyers to locals to expose Shane's promiscuity.

Matthew Currie Holmes

Following that pseudo-fiasco, Shane lets her old friend Clive (Matthew Currie Holmes) move in with her.

Colin Cunningham

Through Clive she meets Harry Samchuck (Colin Cunningham), who sends his Hollywood friend to have her hair cut by Shane.

Eric Lively

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Shane moves in with Jenny and Mark Wayland (Eric Lively).

Arianna Huffington

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Arianna Huffington hires Shane to cut her hair and so Shane is introduced to her production assistant Carmen, who is also a lesbian.