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Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 - August 28, 1978) was an English actor and writer. His best-known film performances include Henry VIII in A Man for All Seasons (1966) Doyle Lonegan in The Sting (1973) and Quint in Jaws (1975).

He was an accomplished writer as well as a respected actor, adapting his own novel The Man in the Glass Booth for the stage but asking for his credit to be removed from the filmed version.

He played the Priest in the beautifully named A Town Called Bastard (1971).

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Robert Shaw Facts

OccupationActor, Writer
BirthdayAugust 9, 1927
BirthplaceWesthoughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Date of deathAugust 28, 1978 (age 51)
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Robert Shaw compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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