Shane Curtis played the role of a background new DHARMA recruit named Anthony in "Namaste". He is a video engineer, and a close friend of Sean Douglas Hoban, who portrayed Doug in the show. Currently, he is working on other Hawaiian TV shows, including "Hawaii Five-0" and "Magnum P.I.".
Beside saying the word "Namaste" along with other new 1977 DHARMA recruits, Curtis has no speaking line in the episode. However, he has several speaking part in the Lost: On Location segment for "Namaste", which is featuring in the Lost season five DVD. In the video, he talked about growing the beard for his character as requested by the production team, and that he felt like his character was joining a cult.