Shane Warren Kippel (born June 4, 1986) is a Canadian television actor.From 2001-2010, he appeared as a regular cast member in the role of Gavin "Spinner" Mason on Degrassi: The Next Generation, which is broadcast on CTV in Canada.In Weird Science, Spinner helps out Emma with her health food science project, which he believes is the reason why he has been getting so many erections.It is later revealed in Degrassi Takes Manhattan that Spinner kept the project with other items that he considered made him who he was.Now: In addition to acting, Steele has also focused on her music career, releasing two albums, going on tour and releasing an EP in 2012.That same year, she landed her biggest role since ‘Degrassi,’ starring as Abby Vargas on the short-lived series ‘The L. Complex.’ Then: Before he became Drake, Aubrey Graham was most well-known for his role as Jimmy Brooks, Spinner’s best friend and Ashley’s BF who was infamously shot and paralyzed.Much like Manny, she's a free spirit who loves pizza, hangs and sending self-deprecating tweets. Before he became Drake, Aubrey Graham was Degrassi High's own Jimmy Brooks, Spinner's best friend and Ashley's BF.
He once again reprised this role for two season 2 episodes of Degrassi: Next Class, along with several of his previous cast mates.
In Family Politics, Spinner and Jimmy tease Emma and Manny since they are new in the school.
In Eye of the Beholder, Spinner spots Emma at the dance, and calls her "Little Miss Big Mouth," and then proceeds to mock her T-shirt's design as it has a heart on it.
As the determined activist Emma, Mc Donald’s character dealt with a wealth of issues, including anorexia, bulimia and even an STD.
Ultimately, Emma ends up drunkenly marrying Spinner and decides to stay with him when realizing that they really do love each other.