John Shepherd is an American producer and film and TV actor. His lead film roles have included Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985), Deep Cover (1992), and Down Periscope (1996), while his TV appearances include shows such as Quantum Leap, Tour of Duty, Friday the 13th: The Series, and T.J. Hooker.

John Shepherd is currently the President of Mpower Pictures, an independent production company. Mpower Pictures has produced several award-winning features for theatrical distribution including Bella (2006, Toronto Film Festival People’s Choice Award), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2009, Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award), and Snowmen (2010, Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award, Runner-Up).

Before serving as an executive for Mpower Pictures, he served as an executive at other studios, notably Dreamworks and Dean River Productions. He is a graduate of UCLA.