Shaun Majumder was born on January 29, 1972 in Burlington, Newfoundland. He kicked off his career in television as an announcer for the YTV game show Clips, and later hosted the network's morning kids show titled Brain Wash, where he became a household name as Ed Brainbin. In 2003, he went on to join comedy show This Hour Has 22 Minutes and hosted fifteen episodes of Just for Laughs . He also became a star of Cedric the Entertainer Presents and appeared on the documentary on aspiring Canadian comics, The Next Big Thing.
Majumder has appeared on feature films such as Harold and Kumar go to White Castle, The Ladies Man, Pushing Tin, and Purpose. He also and had a short acting stint on FOX’s24.
He next portrayed Dr. Freddy Sahgal on another FOX series, Unhitched. The series was canceled in 2008 but was able to Majumder move on to other projects. He was chosen as a guest star on the Canadian TV series Republic of Doyle, where he played the role of Bennie Natchie.
In 2010, Shaun Majumder was cast in the ABC cop drama Detroit 1-8-7, where he plays the character Det. Aman Mahajan. Joining him in the cast are Michael Imperioli, Jon Michael Hill, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, Natalie Martinez, D.J. Cotrona and Erin Cummings.
2010 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV series)
2010 Republic of Doyle (TV series)
2009 'Da Kink in My Hair (TV series)
2009 Bob Funk
2003-2009 This Hour Has 22 Minutes (TV series)
2009 Married Not Dead (TV movie)
2008 Less Than Kind (TV series)
2008 Robson Arms (TV series)
2008 Unhitched (TV series)
2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
2007 24 (TV series)
2005-2006 Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching (TV series)
2005 Plain Brown Rapper (short)
2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
2004 Nevermind Nirvana (TV movie)
2004 Snakes & Ladders (TV series)
2002-2003 Cedric the Entertainer Presents (TV series)
2003 Comedy Night in Canada (TV movie)
2003 This Hour Has 22 Minutes: New Year's Eve Special (TV movie)
2002 Royal Canadian Air Farce (TV series)
2002 My Own Private Oshawa (TV movie)
2001 Relic Hunter (TV series)
2000 The Ladies Man
2000 The Bobroom (TV movie)
1999 Pushing Tin
1999 Deep in the City (TV series)
1998 Reluctant Angel
1997 Once a Thief (TV series)