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Actor Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw

  • Birth name:

    Robert Archibald Shaw

  • Date of Birth:

    28 August 1927 Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, UK

  • Height:

    5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Biography:

Robert Archibald Shaw was born on August 9, 1927 in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England. Robert was the eldest son of Doctor Thomas Archibald Shaw and Doreen Nora Avery. The former Miss Avery met Shaw's father while she was a nurse at the hospital in Truro, Cornwall. His father was an alcoholic and a manic depressive; he committed suicide when Robert was only 12. He had three sisters, Elizabeth, Joanna and Wendy and one brother, Alexander.As a boy, he attended Truro and was quite an athlete, competing... more

Filmography

Aсtor (20)

Movie

Year

Movie Force 10 from Navarone Force 10 from Navarone

as Maj. Keith Mallory

1978
Movie The Deep The Deep

as Romer Treece

1977
Movie Black Sunday Black Sunday

as Kabakov

1977
Movie Robin and Marian Robin and Marian

as Sheriff of Nottingham

1976
Movie Diamonds Diamonds

as Charles / Earl Hodgson

1975
Movie Jaws Jaws

as Quint

1975
Movie The Taking of Pelham One Two Three The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

as Blue

1974
Movie The Golden Voyage of Sinbad The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

as The Oracle of all knowledge (uncredited)

1974
Movie The Sting The Sting

as Doyle Lonnegan

1973
Movie Battle of Britain Battle of Britain

as Squadron Leader Skipper

1969
Movie The Royal Hunt of the Sun The Royal Hunt of the Sun

as Francisco Pizarro

1969
Movie The Birthday Party The Birthday Party

as Stanley Webber

1968
Movie Custer of the West Custer of the West

as Gen. George Armstrong Custer

1968
Movie A Man for All Seasons A Man for All Seasons

as Henry VIII

1966
Movie Battle of the Bulge Battle of the Bulge

as Col. Hessler

1965
Movie From Russia with Love From Russia with Love

as Grant

1964
Movie The Dam Busters The Dam Busters

as Flt / Sgt. J. Pulford, D.F.M.

1955
Movie The Lavender Hill Mob The Lavender Hill Mob

as Chemist at Police Exhibition (uncredited)

1951
Movie MythBusters MythBusters

as Quint (archive footage)

2005