Kent Shocknek
Kent Shocknek
Portrays Newscaster
Occupation Actor
Born Kent Schoknecht
December 2, 1956
Berkeley, California, USA
Years Active Unknown-present
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
Kent Shocknek Gallery

Kent Shocknek is an American actor who portrays an unnamed newscaster in Season 1 of CBS' Under the Dome.


Kent Shocknek was born on December 2, 1956 in Berkeley, California. He is a American veteran Los Angeles TV news anchor. Kent is frequently cast for authentic portrayals of newscasters, reporters, commentators, and similar parts in dramas and comedies. Increasingly, he has been sought out to play authority figures, outside the realm of the broadcasting industry. His breakout role was starring as the male lead in the 2014 short film, "The 6 O'Clock."

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Disturbia as News Anchor
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy as Network Reporter
  • The Company Men as Rittenour
  • Fast Five as News Anchor
  • NCIS as Guy Ross
  • The Chosen One as Newscaster
  • Brake as News Anchor Jack Stern
  • The Six O'Clock as Kent


Season 1 appearances
"Pilot" "The Fire" "Manhunt" "Outbreak" "Blue on Blue"
"The Endless Thirst" "Imperfect Circles" "Thicker Than Water" "The Fourth Hand" "Let the Games Begin"
"Speak of the Devil" "Exigent Circumstances" "Curtains"
  • Voice-Only in "Pilot"

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