Robert Shaw

1927 - 1978

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Robert Archibald Shaw (9 August 1927 – 28 August 1978) was an English actor, novelist, and playwright. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his role as Henry VIII in the drama film A Man for All Seasons (1966). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Shaw has received more than 101,220 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Robert Shaw is the 857th most popular actor (up from 1,073rd in 2019), the 1,051st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,291st in 2019) and the 134th most popular British Actor.

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  • 37

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  • 4.73

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Among actors, Robert Shaw ranks 857 out of 10,030Before him are Eric Idle, Yuri Nikulin, Lloyd Bridges, Joseph Cotten, Mario Adorf, and Eric Bana. After him are Hervé Villechaize, David Caruso, Francisco Rabal, Marthe Keller, Harold Ramis, and Grace Zabriskie.

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Among people born in 1927, Robert Shaw ranks 81Before him are Kurt Masur, Bob Fosse, Lee Konitz, John Vane, Hiroshi Yamauchi, and Tadeusz Mazowiecki. After him are Megumu Tamura, Marvin Minsky, Ram Narayan, Alan MacDiarmid, Günter Guillaume, and Jean-Claude Pascal. Among people deceased in 1978, Robert Shaw ranks 45Before him are Charles Boyer, Tamara Karsavina, Charles Eames, Georgi Markov, Musa al-Sadr, and Ignazio Silone. After him are Ida Noddack, Carlo Scarpa, Hannah Höch, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, Giovanni Gronchi, and Henry Corbin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Shaw ranks 1,051 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Chatterton (1752), George Canning (1770), Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), Kevin Keegan (1951), Mike Newell (1942), and Eric Idle (1943). After him are Flinders Petrie (1853), Thomas Lawrence (1769), John Hawkwood (1320), Ida Noddack (1896), Inigo Jones (1573), and Thomas Graham (1805).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Robert Shaw ranks 134Before him are Hugh Griffith (1912), Margaret Rutherford (1892), Clive Owen (1964), Roddy McDowall (1928), Stewart Granger (1913), and Eric Idle (1943). After him are Andy Serkis (1964), Joan Plowright (1929), Mark Strong (1963), Pete Postlethwaite (1946), Keira Knightley (1985), and Denholm Elliott (1922).

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