The original Flash John Wesley Shipp signs up
John Wesley Shipp is an actor and director, known for The Flash, Dawson’s Creek and NYPD Blue. Won two consecutive daytime Emmy awards for his soap work, the first for As the World Turns and the second for Santa Barbara. Has appeared in the award-winning “Dancing at Lughnasa,” and as Harvey Feirstein’s love interest in “Safe Sex,” on Broadway. Has played two versions of the Flash: Barry Allen in the 90’s TV series, and Jay Garrick, the Golden Age Flash, in the 2015 series. Shipp also plays Barry Allen’s father, Henry Allen, in the latter show.