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). Sinai Memorial Park in Burbank. 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. Van is interred at Mt. 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). In 1979, Van was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor; he survived the initial surgery, but after a year-long battle with cancer, Van succumbed to the disease in Los Angeles at the age of 51. Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 - August 28, 1978) was an English actor and writer. America Pageant" in 1980, which he had emceed for several years.
The Man in the Glass Booth (1969) ISBN 0140030115. Van's last television appearance was as the host for the "Mrs. But Not Serious (1965) (novel). Their only child, daughter Taylor, was born 1977. Situation Hopeless.. In 1968, Van married Broadway actress Elaine Joyce, and together they appeared on 1970s game shows like Tattletales and Match Game. The Flag. He also did some choreography, as his father had years earlier.
The Sun Doctor. In the 1960s, Van did comedy work with Mickey Rooney in films and television. The Hiding Place. In the early 1950s, while Van was married to starlet Diane Garrett, he appeared in several films and television shows, including the title role in The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953). However, most of Van's roles involving singing and dancing, and the era of the Hollywood musical was waning. General Marenkov. His act drew rave reviews, and gave Van a thrill out of performing live as a solo act. Avalanche Express (1979) ... When his band played a venue in the Catskills, Van was asked to fill in as a song and dance man for another act.
Major Keith Mallory. Van began his career as a musician, playing trumpet. Force 10 From Navarone (1978) ... He finally opted for Van, supposedly after seeing a Van Johnson poster hanging in his sister's bedroom. Romer Treece. Originally, Van took King as his stage name (after his father's stage name, from the trio "Gordon, Reed and King"). The Deep (1977) ... Van was born Robert Jack Stein to vaudeville parents in The Bronx, New York City, and grew up backstage to many memorable depression-era acts.
Black Sunday (1977) .... Major David Kabokov. Bobby Van (December 6, 1928–July 31, 1980) was probably best known for his musical and acting career on Broadway in the 1960s and 1970s. 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) ...