Robert Shaw

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Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
Westhoughton, England
Death Date
Aug 28, 1978 (51)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
Westhoughton, England
Death Date
Aug 28, 1978 (51)

About

He portrayed the gruff sea captain Quint in Jaws in 1975. As a talented novelist, he wrote Cato Street, The Flag, and A Card from Morocco, among others.

Before Fame

He debuted as a stage actor in regional theaters throughout England, making his first London appearance in Cairo William.

Trivia

He was in The Sting and From Russia With Love opposite Sean Connery.

Family Life

When he was 12, his father committed suicide. He eventually settled in Ireland and had two children with his third wife, Virginia Jansen.

Associated With

He starred in The Deep with Nick Nolte.