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Robert Shaw
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Birth Name: Robert Archibald Shaw

Born: 9 August 1927 Died: 28 August 1978

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 10"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Virginia Jansen


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138 votes
Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (143 items)
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Published 1 year, 3 months ago 26 comments
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Best perfomances in cinema (89 items)
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Great Male Performances (88 items)
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Listal's Greatest Movie Performances (Men) FINAL (100 items)
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British Baddies (45 items)
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Published 3 years, 5 months ago 7 comments

About: Robert Archibald Shaw was born on August 9, 1927 in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England. Robert was the eldest son of Doctor Thomas Archibald Shaw and Doreen Nora Avery. The former Miss Avery met Shaw's father while she was a nurse at the hospital in Truro, Cornwall. His father was an alcoholic and a manic depressive; he committed suicide when Robert was only 12. He had three sisters, Elizabeth, Joanna and Wendy and one brother, Alexander. As a boy, he attended Truro and was quite a ... (more)

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1. Jaws (1975)
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3. The Sting (1973)
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1. MythBusters (2003)
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5. Danger Man (1960)
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1. Highway Patrol (1955)
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50 from '78 (50 music items)

"Robert Archibald Shaw 9 August 1927 - 28 August 1978"


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My Top Ten Man's Men (10 person items)

"Every since JAWS, this guy seemed awesome, like a badass uncle. "


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Onion Jack added this to a list 1 year ago
Lancashire's Got Actors (100 person items)
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my favorite actors (38 person items)

"was great in the sting, & the taking of pelham 1 2 3, but in jaws, as quint, is what he'll be most remembered. "


xolmis added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
Premature Deaths (Actors and Actresses) (143 person items)

"Died: August 28, 1978 (aged 51) Cause of death: Heart attack "


garfield2710 added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
Aprakadabra added this to a list 1 year, 10 months ago
Great Male Performances (88 person items)

"in Jaws (1975) "


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
500 movie stars of all time (500 person items)
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Rest in Peace (261 person items)
propelas added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
Best perfomances in cinema (89 person items)

"Sam Quint in Jaws (1975) "


tartan_skirt added this to a list 3 years, 5 months ago
British Baddies (45 person items)

" Film: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three Character: Mr. Blue "


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Directed by Steven Spielberg (311 person items)

"Jaws"


Stehako added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Best Male Performances - 1960s (75 person items)

"#109as King Henry VIII in "A Man for All Seasons" (1966)"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
Bond Villains (77 person items)

"Robert Shaw is also one of the best villains in the series. He plays Red Grant, a spy hired by SPECTRE, through Klebb to kill Bond. His fight with Bond on a train and the dialogue that precedes it are memorable. "