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Harry Shum Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and choreographer. He portrays Magnus Bane on Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.


Harry originally auditioned for the film adaptation, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.[1]

On May 15, 2015, it was announced that Harry was cast as Magnus Bane on the Freeform drama Shadowhunters.[2] Cassandra Clare was thrilled after watching his audition and gave him her vote.[3][4][5] She had also previously fancast him as Magnus three years prior (ca. 2012, before Godfrey Gao was cast for the film).[6][7]


Season One: 12/13
Episode Appearance Status
The Mortal Cup Appeared
The Descent Into Hell Isn't Easy Appeared
Dead Man's Party Credited only
Raising Hell Appeared
Moo Shu to Go Appeared
Of Men and Angels Appeared
Major Arcana Appeared
Bad Blood Appeared
Rise Up Appeared
This World Inverted Appeared
Blood Calls To Blood Appeared
Malec Appeared
Morning Star Appeared
Season Two: 19/20
Episode Appearance Status
This Guilty Blood Appeared
A Door Into the Dark Appeared
Parabatai Lost Appeared
Day of Wrath Appeared
Dust and Shadows Appeared
Iron Sisters Appeared
How Are Thou Fallen Appeared
Love is a Devil Appeared
Bound By Blood Appeared
By the Light of Dawn Appeared
Mea Maxima Culpa Appeared
You Are Not Your Own Appeared
Those of Demon Blood Appeared
The Fair Folk Appeared
A Problem of Memory Appeared
Day of Atonement Credited only
A Dark Reflection Appeared
Awake, Arise, or be Forever Fallen Appeared
Hail and Farewell Appeared
Beside Still Water Appeared
Season Three: 22/22
Episode Appearance Status
On Infernal Ground Appeared
The Powers That Be Appeared
What Lies Beneath Appeared
Thy Soul Instructed Appeared
Stronger Than Heaven Appeared
A Window Into an Empty Room Appeared
Salt in the Wound Appeared
A Heart of Darkness Appeared
Familia Ante Omnia Appeared
Erchomai Appeared
Lost Souls Appeared
Original Sin Appeared
Beati Bellicosi Appeared
A Kiss From a Rose Appeared
To the Night Children Appeared
Stay With Me Appeared
Heavenly Fire Appeared
The Beast Within Appeared
Aku Cinta Kamu Appeared
City of Glass Appeared
Alliance Appeared
All Good Things... Appeared

Personal life

Shum has been in a relationship with actress and dancer Shelby Rabara since 2007;[8] the couple got engaged in October 2013 and was married in November 2015 in Costa Rica.[9]

In April 2014, Shum founded a website, Tenth + Fourth, in partnership with Digital Media Management.[10]


  • Harry speaks English, Cantonese, and Spanish.
  • Harry's earliest motivations to dance were from Ginuwine, Dru Hill, and Usher, before becoming influenced by iconic dancers like Gene Kelly and Michael Jackson.


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