John Shea is an Emmy-winning American actor and director known for his roles Lex Luthor in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and as Adam Kane in the series Mutant X. An Audie award nominee, Shea has narrated a number of audiobooks including six Ted Bell titles: Time Pirate, Nick of Time, Assassin, Hawke, Spy, and Pirate. He has also appeared in Gossip Girl, Eleventh Hour, Law & Order, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. His film credits include Julius Caesar, Achchamundu! Achchamundu! and The Insurgents.