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). In 2001, he married Emily Hohler, and they have one son. 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. In the 2004 drama, Hawking, he played Roger Penrose. 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 born in Swansea, the son of Welsh poet, John Powell Ward. His television credits include Moll Flanders, Pride and Prejudice, Vanity Fair, Love in a Cold Climate, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Silent Witness. Robert Shaw (August 9, 1927 - August 28, 1978) was an English actor and writer. Tom Ward (born 1971) is a British actor.
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) ...