Sean Panting is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actor best known to television audiences for his recurring role as Walter McLean, Jake Doyle's frustrated divorce lawyer and best buddy, in the television dramedy series Republic of Doyle, since 2010.
Panting is a St. John's singer-songwriter renowned for his razor sharp lyrics, unique guitar playing, hilarious storytelling and brilliant three minute songs about a vast array of topics including, but not limited to, Rock and Roll, Sandwiches, Washer-Dryers, Love, Power Outages, William Hurt, Vampires, Springtime, Car Trouble and Revenge.
His film credits include The Bread Maker (2003), Gordon Pinsent's Heyday! (2006) and CBC's Diverted (2009).
In 2009 Sean appeared in Love and Savagery with Allan Hawco, and in Grown Up Movie Star, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.