Stan Shaw

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Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Stage and screen actor who appeared in Harlem Nights, Snake Eyes, and The Boys in Company C. He also appeared in Roots: The Next Generations and Fried Green Tomatoes.

Before Fame

He began his acting career in a Chicago stage production of Hair and went on to appear in The Me Nobody Knows on Broadway.

Trivia

He studied judo, karate, and jujutsu and used his athletic skills in a scene that was cut from the iconic 1976 film, Rocky.

Family Life

His father, Eddie Shaw, was a saxophonist, and his cousins, Tyrone Davis and Sam Cooke, were soul singers.

Associated With

He appeared with Robert DuVall and David Keith in the 1979 film, The Great Santini.