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Sebastian Shaw (I) (1905–1994)

Though primarily a stage actor, Sebastian Shaw appeared in some forty film and television productions from 1930 to 1991. Born on May 29, 1905 in Holt, Norfolk, England, he first appeared on stage as a child in 1913, graduating to lead roles by the late 1920s. It was in 1930 that he made his first film appearance in Caste (1930). His most notable ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1992 Growing Rich (TV Series)
Mr. Sallace
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Mr. Sallace
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Mr. Sallace
 1991 Chimera (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Liawski
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Dr. Liawski
 1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning (TV Movie)
Grandpa
 1988 Casualty (TV Series)
Charles Howlett
- Drake's Drum (1988) ... Charles Howlett
 1988 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Knut Brovik
 1988 Scene (TV Series)
Harry
- QPR Askey Is Dead (1988) ... Harry
 1987 High Season
Sharp
 1987 Drummonds (TV Series)
Matthew Drummond
- Men of Principle (1987) ... Matthew Drummond
 1987 Portraits (Short)
 1976-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Justice Bewes
- There Was an Old Woman: Part 1 (1984) ... Justice Bewes
- Drunk, Who Cares: Part 1 (1976) ... Justice Bewes
 1983 The Weather in the Streets (TV Movie)
Mr. Curtis
 1983 The Nation's Health (TV Series)
Doctor Thurson
- Collapse (1983) ... Doctor Thurson
- Decline (1983) ... Doctor Thurson
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Reverend Thomas
- An Affair with a Married Woman (1983) ... Reverend Thomas
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Uncle Cecil
- A Bit of Singing and Dancing (1982) ... Uncle Cecil
 1981 Timon of Athens (TV Movie)
Old Athenian
 1981 Nanny (TV Series)
Mr. Starkie
- Goats and Tigers (1981) ... Mr. Starkie
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Crusty Old Party
- Fothergill (1981) ... Crusty Old Party
 1981 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Sir Flakey White
- Alice Through the... (1981) ... Sir Flakey White
 1979-1980 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Mini-Series)
Grandfather
- Episode #1.9 (1980) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.8 (1980) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Grandfather
 1979 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Skelton
- Rumpole and the Show Folk (1979) ... Mr. Justice Skelton
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Carl Fiodorich
- Liza (1978) ... Carl Fiodorich
 1977 Kilvert's Diary (TV Series)
The Solitary
- The Solitary (1977) ... The Solitary
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Abbot General
- A Choice of Evils (1977) ... Abbot General
 1976 Murder (TV Series)
Robert
- Hello Lola (1976) ... Robert
 1975 Greenhill Pals (TV Movie)
Rydale
 1975 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Bill
- How It Is (1975) ... Bill
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Ralph
- Lot 23 (1975) ... Ralph
 1972 Dead of Night (TV Series)
Powys Jubb
- Death Cancels All Debts (1972) ... Powys Jubb
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The Judge
- The Judge's Wife (1972) ... The Judge
 1968 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie)
King of France
 1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Major Gregory
- Walk's End (1966) ... Major Gregory
 1965 It Happened Here
Doctor Richard Fletcher
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
James Morpeth MD
- The Edwardians #3: Olive Latimer's Husband (1965) ... James Morpeth MD
 1960 Here Lies Miss Sabry (TV Series)
James 'Cracker' Talbot
- Discretion Imperative (1960) ... James 'Cracker' Talbot
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Donald Campbell-Shaw / Major-General O'Flaherty
- On the Edge (1960) ... Donald Campbell-Shaw
- Conflict at Kalanadi (1960) ... Major-General O'Flaherty
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
- The Silent Heart (1960)
 1959 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Dr. Portway
- Episode #1.12 (1959) ... Dr. Portway
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Terrorist (1958)
 1953 Scotch on the Rocks
Hugh Marvell, M.P.
 1949 Landfall
Wing Cmdr. Dickens
 1949 The Glass Mountain
Bruce McLeod
 1949 Feature Story
 1948 Virtuoso (TV Movie)
Alan Wainwright
 1947 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Claudius
 1945 Journey Together
Squadron Leader Marshall
 1941 The Strangler
Tamsie Green
 1940 Bulldog Sees It Through
Derek Sinclair
 1940 Three Silent Men
Sir James Quentin
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
Charles Hampton
 1939 Table d'Hote (TV Movie)
Adam ("Doubting Hall" section)
 1939 Prison Without Bars (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1939 The Spy in Black
Ashington
 1939 Too Dangerous to Live
Jacques Leclerc
 1938 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Marcus Brutus
 1937 Murder on Diamond Row
Frank Sutton
 1937 Troopship
Capt. Gilbert Reed
 1936 Birds of a Feather
Jack Wortle
 1936 Tomorrow We Live
Eric Morton
 1936 Men Are Not Gods
Edmund Davey
 1936 Jury's Evidence
Philip
 1935 Department Store
John Goodman Johnson
 1935 Jubilee Window
Peter Ward
 1935 Three Witnesses
Roger Truscott
 1935 The Lad
Jimmy
 1935 The Ace of Spades
Trent
 1935 Brewster's Millions
Frank
 1934 The Four Masked Men
Arthur Phillips
 1934 The Way of Youth
Alan Marmon
 1934 Adventurers Ltd.
Bruce Blandford
 1934 Get Your Man
Robert Halbean
 1933 Little Miss Nobody
Pat Carey
 1933 Taxi to Paradise (Short)
Tom Fanshawe
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Bartholomew Fair" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Kane, Julian Curry, Helen Mirren, Patience Collier, Willoughby Goddard, Ben Kingsley, Norman Rodway, Alan Howard, Hildegard Neil, Patrick Stewart, Lila Kaye, and Bernard Lloyd in the ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Served in the Royal Air Force in World War II. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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