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). Franchot Tone has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6558 Hollywood Blvd. 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. His remains were cremated and his ashes were scattered. 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 died in New York City. Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 - August 28, 1978) was an English actor and writer. He co-starred in the Ben Casey medical series from 1965 to 1966 as Casey's supervisor.
The Man in the Glass Booth (1969) ISBN 0140030115. In the 1950s he moved to television and returned to Broadway, where he had begun his career. But Not Serious (1965) (novel). He worked steadily through the 1940s without breaking through as a major star. Situation Hopeless.. He married and divorced three more times: to fashion model turned actress Jean Wallace (1941-48, two sons; she next married Cornel Wilde), actress Barbara Peyton (1951-52), and actress Dolores Dorn (1956-59). The Flag. He was married October 11, 1935 in New Jersey to actress Joan Crawford; they were divorced in 1939.
The Sun Doctor. In 1935 he starred in Mutiny on the Bounty (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor), The Lives of a Bengal Lancer and Dangerous opposite Bette Davis. The Hiding Place. President of the Dramatic Club at Cornell University, he went to Hollywood in 1932, achieving fame in 1933, when he made seven movies in a single year. General Marenkov. Frank Jerome Tone, the president of the Carborundum Company, and his wife, Gertrude Franchot. Avalanche Express (1979) ... He was born Stanislas Pascal Franchot Tone in Niagara Falls, New York, eldest son of Dr.
Major Keith Mallory. Franchot Tone (February 27, 1905 – September 18, 1968) was an American actor. 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) ...