Shanice Banton is a Canadian actress best known for her work on the Emmy-nominated teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation, in which she starred for three seasons. Notable film and television appearances include a supporting lead role in the critically acclaimed Jesse Owens biopic Race (2016), a starring role in Lifetime's Her Stolen Past (2017) and recurring role on Murdoch Mysteries (Season 11).

Shanice trained as a drama and musical theatre student at Toronto's Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts. She is currently based in Toronto.

After 11 seasons on the air, Shanice feels “so grateful to be a part of it.”


  • Banton tells The TV Junkies that this opportunity “came about as an audition sent from my agent,” and that it was “nothing too crazy.”
  • Murdoch has been very welcoming,” stating that the cast has even been “helpful with all the medical terminology used on the show.”

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Murdoch Mysteries Recurring Actors and Characters
Daniel Maslany as Detective WattsLachlan Murdoch as Henry HigginsArwen Humphreys as Margaret BrackenreidCharles Vandervaart as John BrackenreidDylan Neal as Jasper LinneyPeter Stebbings as James PendrickPeter Keleghan as Terrence MeyersErin Agostino as Nina BloomBea Santos as Louise CherrySiobhan Murphy as Ruth NewsomeMouna Traoré as Rebecca JamesJordan Johnson-Hinds as Nate DesmondKristian Bruun as Constable JacksonRichard Clarkin as Chief Constable DavisMichael Seater as James GilliesCyrus Lane as Roger NewsomeRothaford Gray as Alderman William Peyton HubbardGeorgina Reilly as Emily GraceNigel Bennett as former Chief Constable GilesMatthew Bennett as Allen CleggJayden Greig as Bobby BrackenreidDmitry Chepovetsky as Nikola TeslaGeraint Wyn Davies as Arthur Conan DoyleSean Harraher as Constable WorseleyTamara Hope as Edna Brooks (née Garrison)Giacomo Gianniotti as Leslie GarlandNicole Underhay as Margaret HaileJonathan Watton as Darcy GarlandSarah Gadon as Ruby OgdenPaul Amos as Dr. RobertsKate Greenhouse as Sally PendrickStephen McHattie as Harry MurdochAllan Royal as Chief Constable StocktonPaul Rhys as Dr. FrancisMaria Del Mar as Sarah PensellLisa Faulkner as Anna FulfordSarah Allen as Enid JonesSarah Wilson as Tess MoffattSteven McCarthy as Isaac Tash