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Joseph Shaw (I) (1920–2008)

Joseph Shaw was born on January 6, 1920 in Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for The Brood (1979), Lord Durham (1961) and Change of Mind (1969). He was married to Mary Savidge. He died on January 9, 2008 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 1995 The Great Defender (TV Series)
- Holiday on Ice (1995) ... Arthur
 1993 Dieppe (TV Movie)
 1990 The Campbells (TV Series)
University president
- The Firebrand (1990) ... University president
 1990 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Shaw
- Touched with Fire (1990) ... Mr. Shaw
 1989 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
 1988 Chasing Rainbows (TV Mini-Series)
 1988 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
- Dream Me a Life (1988) ... Kincaid
 1987 Street Legal (TV Series)
Dr. Jacobs
- Judgement Call (1987) ... Dr. Jacobs
 1981 Seeing Things (TV Series)
- Snow Blind ... Clement
 1980 War Brides (TV Movie)
Mr. Dawson
 1980 The Great Detective (TV Series)
James Byron
- Spirit Guide (1980) ... James Byron
 1979 The Brood
 1975 King of Kensington (TV Series)
- Save Old George (1975) ... Judge
 1974 The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (TV Mini-Series)
George Stephen
 1970 Only Way Out Is Dead (TV Movie)
Dr. Franz Heinemann
 1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Uncle Edgar
- A Scent of Flowers (1970) ... Uncle Edgar
 1969 Change of Mind
Governor LaTourette
 1967 The Mystery Maker (TV Series)
Mr. B.
 1961-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Ogilvy / Kluwer
- The Man Who Cheered the Leafs (1964) ... Ogilvy
- Masterpiece (1961) ... Kluwer
 1960-1963 Festival (TV Series)
- Julius Caesar (1960)
- Colombe (1960) ... Gourette
 1961 Lord Durham (Short)
Charles Buller
 1960 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
 1960 Encounter (TV Series)
- Queen's Peace (1960)
 1959 Hudson's Bay (TV Series)
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At the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, he played Charles Condomine in a sold-out production of "Blithe Spirit". See more »

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He began performing Shakespeare roles while still in school. He studied drama for two years at the Central School of Drama in London, and appeared with various theatre companies throughout Great Britain. See more »

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