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).
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He played "the Priest" in the beautifully named A Town Called Bastard (1971). Stewart was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2001 New Years' Honours list. 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 is probably the most famous supporter of Huddersfield Town Football Club, following in the footsteps of former British Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson. 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). Stewart is currently the chancellor of the University of Huddersfield. Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 - August 28, 1978) was an English actor and writer. He once said "Ingmar Bergman was once asked which he preferred and he said, 'I love making movies, but the theatre is my life.' That exactly sums it up for me, too.".
The Man in the Glass Booth (1969) ISBN 0140030115. Although he has had a tremendous amount of success doing films, he loves the theatre more. But Not Serious (1965) (novel). Stewart has also starred in X-Men and X2 as Professor Charles Xavier and the film's success has appeared to have resulted in another lucrative regular role in the burgeoning superhero film series. Situation Hopeless.. He has played a great range of characters, from the flamboyantly gay Sterling in the 1995 film Jeffrey to King Henry II in "Lion in Winter" and Captain Ahab in "Moby Dick". The Flag. For his performances in this play, he has received the Drama Desk Award for Best Solo Performance in 1992 and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment for Solo Performance in 1994.
The Sun Doctor. His radiant energy and marvelous performance was repeated the following year in 1992 and then 1993, 1994, 1996 and then again, to benefit September 11th charities in 2001. The Hiding Place. In 1991, he performed his one-man-play adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol in which he performed the roles of all of the 40-plus characters himself. General Marenkov. Stewart has said that at this point in time, another Star Trek film with the Next Generation cast is unlikely. Avalanche Express (1979) ... It also gave me the chance to work with the finest group of people I've ever known." The accolades included being called the "Sexiest Man on Television" one year in the 1990s, which considered an unusual distinction considering his age and his baldness.
Major Keith Mallory. It introduced me to a world I never expected to be a part of — celebrity, fame, financial success. Force 10 From Navarone (1978) ... From 1994 he also portrayed Picard in the movie spin-offs Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). His life was substantially changed by Star Trek, and he has been quoted as saying "It was almost entirely a blessing. Romer Treece. In 1987 Stewart went to Los Angeles to star as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994). The Deep (1977) ... Much of this footage was restored on the television broadcast of the film on Fox Television.
Black Sunday (1977) .... Major David Kabokov. Much of his part was cut from the original release of the film due to editing made to make the immensely long film shorter. Ned Lynch. He played the character Gurney Halleck in David Lynch's 1984 film version of Dune. Scarlet Buccaneer) (1976) ... Diehard fans will recognize him in a minor role as a king in John Boorman's Excalibur (1981). Swashbuckler (a.k.a. He appeared as Sejanus in I, Claudius; Karla in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Smiley's People; Claudius in a 1980 BBC adaptation of Hamlet and took the romantic male lead in the BBC adaptation of Mrs Gaskell's North and South (wearing a hairpiece).
Sheriff of Nottingham. Over the years, Stewart took roles in many major television series without ever becoming a household name. Robin and Marian (1976) ... He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1966 and then the Royal National Theatre in the early 1980s. Charles/Earl Hodgson. He lost most of his hair by the age of 19 (alopecia runs in his family), but he successfully sold himself to theatre producers, after performing an audition with and without a wig, as "two actors for the price of one!". Diamond Shaft) (1975) ... At 16 he was a furniture salesman, and at 17, he registered in the Bristol Old Vic.
Diamonds (a.k.a. Supposedly, this caught up with him the night of a large fire of which, when questioned by his boss, he knew nothing about. Richard Gastmann. His brother tells the story that Stewart would attend rehearsals during work time and then invent the stories he reported. End of the Game, Murder on the Bridge, Deception, and Getting Away with Murder) (1975) ... He quit the job. Der Richter und sein Henker (a.k.a. He acquired a job as a news paper reporter, but after a year, his employer gave him an ultimatum to choose acting or journalism.
Jaws (1975) .... Quint. At 15, he dropped out of school and increased his participation in local theatre. Blue - Bernard Ryder. You should do it for a living.". Mr. He has said that "the greatest thing that ever happened to me" was after he read Shylock aloud in front of his class and his teacher told him, "Stewart, you're good at this. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) ... At the age of 12, he entered the local Secondary Modern School where he continued to study drama.
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974) (uncredited) .... The Orale of All Knowledge. His first appearance on stage was at a local outdoor history pageant as Tom Of Towngate when he was 9 years old. Doyle Lonnegan. He was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England. The Sting (1973) ... His bald head and classically trained vocal mannerisms are his trademarks. Steven Ledbetter. Patrick Stewart (born July 13, 1940) is a famous British film and television actor.
The Hireling (1973) ... Michael. Labyrinth) (1973) ... A Reflection of Fear (a.k.a.
Lord Randolph Churchill. Young Winston (1972) ... The Priest. A Town Called Hell) (1971) ...
A Town Called Bastard (a.k.a. MacConnachie. Figures in a Landscape (1970) ... Francisco Pizarro.
The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969) ... Squadron Leader Skipper. Battle of Britain (1969) ... Stanley Webber.
The Birthday Party (1968) ... George Armstrong Custer. Gen. Custer of the West (1967) ...
King Henry VIII. A Man for All Seasons (1966) ... Martin Hessler. Col.
Battle of the Bulge (1965) ... Claudius, King of Denmark. Hamlet (1964) (TV movie) ... Marlowe.
Tomorrow at Ten (1964) ... Ghost of Christmas Future. Carol for Another Chrismas (TV movie) (1964) ... Ginger Coffey.
The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964) ... Moke. The Cracksman (1963) ... Donald 'Red' Grant.
From Russia with Love (1963) ... Aston. The Guest (1963) ... The Caretaker (in USA) a.k.a.
The Valiant (1962) .... Lieutenant Field. Leontes. The Winter's Tale (TV movie) (1961) ... Newspaper Photographer.
Libel (1959) ... Gorman. Sea Fury (1958) ... Johnny.
Thunder Over Tangier) (1957) ... Man from Tangier (a.k.a. Double Cross (1956). Hodge.
LCpl. Hell in Korea) (1956) ... A Hill in Korea (a.k.a. Pulford.
J. Flight Sgt. The Dam Busters (1954) ... Jacques.
Operation Secret (1952) (uncredited) ... Chemist at Police Exhibition. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) (uncredited) ...