Robert Shaw

Actor / Writer / Novelist / Playwright / Screenwriter | * 08/09/1927 († 51, 08/28/1978) | Westhoughton, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Robert Archibald Shaw (9 August 1927 – 28 August 1978) was an English actor, novelist, and playwright. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his role as Henry VIII in the drama film A Man for All Seasons (1966). He played the mobster Doyle Lonnegan in The Sting (1973) and the shark hunter Quint in Jaws (1975). Shaw's other notable film roles include From Russia with Love (1963), Battle of Britain (1969), Young Winston (1972), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Robin and Marian (1976) and Black Sunday (1977). ... ()
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Robert Archibald Shaw (9 August 1927 – 28 August 1978) was an English stage and film actor and novelist, remembered for his performances in The Sting, From Russia with Love, A Man for All Seasons, the original The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Black Sunday (1977), The Deep (1977) and Jaws, where he played the shark hunter Quint.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Robert Shaw

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Robert Shaw as Actor(40)

as Markenkov1979 Avalanche Express
as Mallory1978 Force 10 From Navarone
as Kabakov1977 Black Sunday
as Romer Treece1977 The Deep
as Sheriff of Nottingham1976 Robin and Marian
as Ned Lynch1976 Swashbuckler
as Richard Gastmann1975 End of the Game
as Charles / Earl Hodgson1975 Diamonds
as Quint1975 Jaws
as Steven Ledbetter1973 The Hireling
as Doyle Lonnegan1973 The Sting
as Michael1973 A Reflection of Fear
as The Oracle of all knowledge1973 The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
as Lord Randolph Churchill1972 Young Winston
as The Priest1971 A Town Called Hell
as MacConnachie1970 Figures in a Landscape
as Francisco Pizarro1969 The Royal Hunt of the Sun
as Squadron Leader Skipper1969 Battle of Britain
as Stanley Webber1968 The Birthday Party
as Martin Luther1968 Luther
as George Armstrong Custer1967 Custer of the West
as King Henry VIII1966 A Man for All Seasons
as Col Hessler1965 Battle of the Bulge
as Ghost of Christmas Future1964 Carol for Another Christmas
as Ginger Coffey1964 The Luck of Ginger Coffey
as Claudius1964 Hamlet at Elsinore
as Aston1964 The Caretaker
as Donald 'Red' Grant1963 From Russia with Love
as Leontes1962 The Winter's Tale
as Marlowe1962 Tomorrow at Ten
as Lieutenant Field1962 The Valiant
as First Photographer1959 Libel
as Gorman1958 Sea Fury
as Narrator (voice)1957 Holiday
as Ernest1956 Doublecross
as LCpl. Hodge1956 A Hill in Korea
as Flt / Sgt. J. Pulford, D.F.M.1955 The Dam Busters
as Chemist at Police Exhibition1951 The Lavender Hill Mob

TV Shows/Series with Robert Shaw as Actor(5)

as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as Tony Costello1960 Danger Man
as Capt. Dan Tempest1956 The Buccaneers
as Lord Anthony Dewhurst1955 The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel

Movies with Robert Shaw as Crew(3)

Writing/Theatre Play1975 The Man in the Glass Booth
Writing/Writer1970 Figures in a Landscape

Full Name: Robert Shaw
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Tuesday, 08/09 1927 (August) in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Monday, 08/28 1978 (August) in Toormakeady (aged: 51)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Mary Ure
Other names for Robert Shaw (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Robert Archibald Shaw"
"Robert Shaw (Schauspieler)"
Robert Shaw frequently works together with these people:
Ralph Smart (6x, Crew)
Maximilian Schell (5x, Actor)
Peter Benchley (5x, Crew)
Adrienne Corri (4x, Actress)
Harold Pinter (4x, Crew)
Philip Yordan (4x, Crew)
Les Hammond (4x, Crew)
John Barry (4x, Crew)
Ted Moore (3x, Crew)
Maude Spector (3x, Crew)
Ray Harryhausen (3x, Crew)
Ron Goodwin (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5862, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/31/2021