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Robert Shaw – MovieActors.com

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Shaw in A Man For All Seasons.

About Robert Shaw (1927 – 1978)
Robert Shaw was born on August 9, 1927 in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England.

A novelist as well as an actor, Shaw wrote a trilogy of books related to the Holocaust, including The Man in the Glass Booth, later made into a movie, from which he had his name removed over creative differences he had with the filmmakers.

In the James Bond movie From Russia With Love (1963) he played an enemy secret agent. In 1966, he portrayed Henry VIII in A Man For All Seasons and was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance. He was also memorable playing the gangster Doyle Lonnegan, the target of Paul Newman's and Robert Redford's elaborate scam in The Sting (1973).

In 1974, Shaw played a subway hijacker in the crime thriller The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three. The following year he played Samuel Quint, a crusty fisherman turned shark hunter in Steven Spielberg's blockbuster classic Jaws.

Robert Shaw played a treasure-hunting expert and diver in the thriller The Deep (1977). The same year he portrayed an anti-terrorist in the movie Black Sunday.

Robert Shaw's notable movie credits include...

Avalanche Express (1979)
Black Sunday (1977)
Jaws (1975)
The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
The Sting (1973)
Young Winston (1972)
A Man For All Seasons (1966)
From Russia With Love (1963)
Double Cross (1956)
Operation Secret (1952)

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Robert Shaw in Robin And Marion (1976).

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Robert Shaw in The Sting (1973).

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Robert Shaw in The Deep (1977).

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Robert Shaw in A Man For All Seasons (1966).





















Robert Shaw in Jaws (1975).