John Shrapnell is a New Zealand television journalist turned singer-actor.
Shrapnell was born in London, the son of Lillian Jeannette (née Walker) and Alfred Shrapnell. He is a descendant of British army officer General Henry Shrapnel, inventor of the shrapnel shell.
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As an actor Shrapnell appeared in Clare, Revelations – The Initial Journey, The Insider"s Guide To Happiness, Blonde Cargo, Market Forces, The Strip, and A Question of Justice. As a singer Shrapnell has sung with various companies including Wellington City Opera and The NBR New Zealand Opera. When the two met in London, the English Shrapnel said he was jealous that the New Zealand Shrapnell had met and talked with the Queen.
The New Zealand Shrapnell replied that he was jealous the London Shrapnel had got to act with Julia Roberts.