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). One of Chaim Topol's best known roles in an Israeli production was in the controversial Salah Shabati by Ephraim Kishon - a play, later adapted for film, depicting the hardships of a new Sephardi Jewish family in Israel of the early 1950s. 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. Some of his other notable appearances were in Galileo (1975), Flash Gordon (1980), Cast a Giant Shadow and the James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only. 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). Topol is best known for his performance as Tevye the Milkman in the film version of Fiddler on the Roof (1971), for which he received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination in 1972. Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 - August 28, 1978) was an English actor and writer. Chaim Topol (born September 9, 1935 in Tel Aviv), often billed simply as Topol, is one of the most famous of Israeli actors.
The Man in the Glass Booth (1969) ISBN 0140030115. But Not Serious (1965) (novel). Situation Hopeless.. The Flag.
The Sun Doctor. The Hiding Place. General Marenkov. Avalanche Express (1979) ...
Major Keith Mallory. Force 10 From Navarone (1978) ... Romer Treece. The Deep (1977) ...
Black Sunday (1977) .... Major David Kabokov. Ned Lynch. Scarlet Buccaneer) (1976) ... Swashbuckler (a.k.a.
Sheriff of Nottingham. Robin and Marian (1976) ... Charles/Earl Hodgson. Diamond Shaft) (1975) ...
Diamonds (a.k.a. Richard Gastmann. End of the Game, Murder on the Bridge, Deception, and Getting Away with Murder) (1975) ... Der Richter und sein Henker (a.k.a.
Jaws (1975) .... Quint. Blue - Bernard Ryder. Mr. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) ...
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974) (uncredited) .... The Orale of All Knowledge. Doyle Lonnegan. The Sting (1973) ... Steven Ledbetter.
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) ...