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Denis Shaw (1921–1971)

Denis Shaw was born on April 7, 1921 in Dulwich, England. He was an actor, known for The Mummy (1959), Great Van Robbery (1959) and The Colditz Story (1955). He died on February 28, 1971 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 49) in London, England, UK

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 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
1st Soldier
- Scooper Strikes Out (1970) ... 1st Soldier
 1970 Bright's Boffins (TV Series)
Sergeant Thumper
- The Submarine (1970) ... Sergeant Thumper
- Catseyes (1970) ... Sergeant Thumper
- The Computer (1970) ... Sergeant Thumper
 1970 The Misfit (TV Series)
Aircraft passenger
- On Being British (1970) ... Aircraft passenger
 1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Wu Tong
- The Strange Case (1969) ... Wu Tong
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Murray
- Requiem (1969) ... Murray
 1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
Charlie
- The Trouble with England (1969) ... Charlie
 1968 Tom Grattan's War (TV Series)
Koestler
- The Wrecker (1968) ... Koestler
- The Mysterious Lighthouse (1968) ... Koestler
 1959-1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Karim
- Invitation to Murder (1959) ... Karim
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Matvei
- The Pistol Shot (1968) ... Matvei
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Wazir
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
Claverton
- Memories of Meg (1968) ... Claverton
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Shopkeeper
- Checkmate (1967) ... Shopkeeper
- Arrival (1967) ... Shopkeeper
 1967 My Man Joe (TV Series)
 1966 The Deadly Affair
Landlord (uncredited)
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Estate Agent
- Are You Going to Be More Permanent? (1965) ... Estate Agent
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Gregory
- The Beryl Coronet (1965) ... Gregory
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Eric Branker
- You Got to Have Class (1965) ... Eric Branker
 1963 The Runaway
Agent
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Frohlich
- Festival of Pawns (1963) ... Frohlich
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
'Dodger' Sneddon
- Tell Them Upstairs (1963) ... 'Dodger' Sneddon (as Dennis Shaw)
 1962 It's a Living (TV Series)
Mr. Hooper
- Sorry Partner (1962) ... Mr. Hooper
- It's a Living (1962) ... Mr. Hooper
 1962 Outbreak of Murder (TV Series)
Ginger Morton
- Thumb-Print (1962) ... Ginger Morton
- High Pitch (1962) ... Ginger Morton
- The Hot Piano (1962) ... Ginger Morton
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Prosecuting counsel
- Drama '62: The Frightened Man (1962) ... Prosecuting counsel
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Silver (uncredited)
 1962 Stryker of the Yard (TV Series)
Skeets
- The Case of Soho Red (1962) ... Skeets
 1961 Nothing Barred
Convict
 1961 Make Mine a Double
Hammerstein
 1961 A Weekend with Lulu
Bar Patron
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Second Sinister Passenger (uncredited)
 1961 The Night We Got the Bird
Stooge to Manny (as Dennis Shaw)
 1961 The Hellfire Club
Sir Richard
 1961 Ticket to Paradise
Giuseppe
 1954-1960 The Vise (TV Series)
Tracey, the Scotland Yard Weapons Expert / Ben Greer / Merton / ...
- Luger for Chesser (1960) ... Tracey, the Scotland Yard Weapons Expert
- Black Pawn, White Pawn (1960) ... Ben Greer
- Jockey Missing (1959) ... Merton
- Hour of Reckoning (1959) ... Kasley
- Cousin from Montreal (1959) ... Laurel
 1960 The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
Tavern Customer (uncredited)
 1960 Concrete Jungle
Taxi Customer at Racetrack (uncredited)
 1960 Make Mine Mink
Shanghai Harry Proprietor (uncredited)
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Victor Prado / Horse Carlucci
- The Marino Case (1960) ... Victor Prado
- The Winthrop Case (1960) ... Horse Carlucci
 1960 Beyond the Curtain
Krumm
 1960 Trouble with Eve
George Rigby
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Club Manager
- Man in Disguise (1959) ... Club Manager
 1959 The Mummy
Mike
 1959 The Man Who Could Cheat Death
Tavern Customer (uncredited)
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Simes
 1959 No Safety Ahead
Inspector
 1959 Innocent Meeting
Uncle
 1959 The Bandit of Zhobe
Hussu
 1959 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
George Craig
- Rope's End (1959) ... George Craig
 1959 Great Van Robbery
Caesar Smith
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Clift
- The Immortal Gordini (1959) ... Clift
 1959 The Pleasure Lovers
Captain Horst
 1958 Room 43
Mac (as Dennis Shaw)
 1958 Links of Justice
Heth
 1958 Moment of Indiscretion
Inspector Marsh
 1958 Blood of the Vampire
Blacksmith (as Dennis Shaw)
 1958 A Woman Possessed
Bishop
 1958 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Cafe Proprietor
- The Case of Mrs. X (1958) ... Cafe Proprietor
 1958 Soapbox Derby
Lender
 1957 Stars in Your Eyes
Heckler (uncredited)
 1957 White Hunter (TV Series)
Peter Carr
- The Squire of the Serengeti (1957) ... Peter Carr
 1957 The Depraved
Inspector Flynn
 1957 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Karger
- Operation Tulip (1957) ... Karger
 1957 The Flesh Is Weak
Saradine
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
- The Thin Line (1956)
 1956 The Weapon
Groggins
 1956 Port Afrique
Grila
 1956 House of Blackmail
Bassett
 1956/I Keep It Clean
Slogger O'Reilly (as Dennis Shaw)
 1956 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
Biggs
- The Sword of Justice (1956) ... Biggs (as Dennis Shaw)
 1956 Who Done It?
Otto Stumpf
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Cook
- Skipper Next to God (1956) ... Cook
 1955 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Butcher
- A Guest for the Gallows (1955) ... Butcher (as Dennis Shaw)
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Wheeler
- The Brown Man's Servant (1955) ... Wheeler
 1955 The Prisoner
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1955 The Colditz Story
Priem
 1954 Forbidden Cargo
Ship's Cook (uncredited)
 1953 The Candlelight Murder (Short)
Joe Hawkins
 1953 The Long Memory
Shaw (uncredited)
 1952 Girdle of Gold
Choirmaster (uncredited)
 1938 General John Regan (TV Movie)
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Portly, wavy-haired and narrow-eyed British character actor, usually found playing assorted thugs and plug-uglies in British films and TV dramas of the 1950's and 60's. Also popped up in a number of taverns and pubs in Hammer horror productions during the same period.

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