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Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw

English charcater actor who gained world attention playing henchman Donald “Red” Grant in the second James Bond thriller “From Russia With Love” (1963). Other memorable roles include, Mr. Blue in “The Taking Of Pelham One, Two, Three” (1974), Quint, the shark hunter, in “Jaws” (1975) & the Sheriff Of Nottingham in “Robin & Marian“ (1976).

Robert Shaw Fact File :

Birth Name: Robert Shaw

Date Of Birth: 9th August 1927
Place Of Birth: Westhoughton, Lancashire, England
Date Of Death: 28th August 1978
Place Of Death: Tourmakeady, Ireland

Height: 5’ 11”

Spouses: Virginia Jansen (1976-1978)
Mary Ure (1963 - 1975)
Jennifer Bourke (1952 - Unknown)

Film Debut:
“The Lavender Hill Mob” (1951 - Uncredited)

James Bond Villain: Robert played henchman Donald “Red” Grant in “From Russia With Love” (63).

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Robert Shaw’s  Top 10 Movies on DVD :

A Man For All Seasons [DVD](1966) DVD
Splendid film account of the conflict between England's King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More over the monarch's divorcing of his first wife and break with the Catholic Church. Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Wendy Hiller and Orson Welles head an impressive cast; Fred Zinnemann directs. Winner of six Oscars, including Best Picture. 134 min. Widescreen and Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; scene access.

Custer Of The West [DVD](1968) DVD
Robert Shaw stars as the maverick Army officer who, while losing his life in a bitter defeat, became a legend of the American frontier, in this sweeping historical saga. Follows Custer's life from his Civil War exploits to his controversy-plagued career out West and the final showdown at Little Big Horn. Jeffrey Hunter, Mary Ure, Ty Hardin also star. 141 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.

A Town Called Hell [DVD](1971) DVD
Guns-a-blazing western with an international flavor features Martin Landau as a bounty hunter in search of Mexican revolutionary Robert Shaw, who has become a priest with his own set of rules. When Shaw takes refuge in a town controlled by outlaw Telly Savalas, all hell eventually breaks loose between the trio. With Stella Stevens, Fernando Rey. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono.

The Sting [DVD](1973) DVD
Paul Newman is a con artist in '30s Chicago who teams with young swindler Robert Redford to dupe big-time crook Robert Shaw in an elaborate fake betting parlor scheme. Charismatic star turns, Scott Joplin's ragtime music, and a twist ending make this winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, a classic! 129 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby mono, French mono, Spanish mono; Subtitles: Spanish; scene access.

Jaws (DTS) [DVD](1975) DVD
A relentless, 25-foot-long "killing machine" is on the prowl off the coast of a New England resort town, and no one in the water is safe. Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw are the intrepid shark hunters (and Bruce the shark plays himself) in director Steven Spielberg's masterpiece of action and suspense. 125 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: French; "making of" documentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; theatrical trailers; photo gallery; featurette.

Diamonds [DVD](1975) DVD
A supposedly "theft-proof" vault in Tel Aviv's famed diamond exchange is the target for a London merchant and an ex-con in this taut crime actioner. Robert Shaw (in a dual role), Richard Roundtree, Shelley Winters and Barbara Seagull (Hershey) star. AKA: "Diamond Shaft." 108 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; theatrical trailer.

Swashbuckler [DVD](1976) DVD
High seas hijinks highlight this rousing pirate tale set in the 18th-century Caribbean, where buccaneers Robert Shaw and James Earl Jones call on their craftiness and swordfighting talents to stop the terror-of-a-tyrant who rules Jamaica. Genevieve Bujold, Beau Bridges, Geoffrey Holder, Peter Boyle and Anjelica Huston co-star. 101 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish; scene access; biographies; theatrical trailer; featurette; web links.

Robin And Marian [DVD](1976) DVD
Exciting and poignant tale of a middle-aged Robin Hood returning to Sherwood Forest after 20 years of fighting in the Crusades to regroup his Merry Men and reunite with Maid Marian. Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris and Denholm Elliott star. 112 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai; theatrical trailers; interactive menus; scene access.

The Deep [DVD](1977) DVD
Two lovers on a Caribbean vacation discover a sunken wreck laden with treasure while diving, a find that makes them a target for smugglers and killers. Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Robert Shaw and Lou Gossett star. 123 min. Widescreen and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital stereo, French; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; scene access.

Black Sunday [DVD](1977) DVD
International terrorists plan to strike America where it will hurt the most: halftime at the Super Bowl!! Marthe Keller and Bruce Dern are the lovers who will pilot a bomb-laden blimp into the stadium; Robert Shaw the agent who must stop them. 143 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English.


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