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Shaw Taylor (I) (1924–2015)

Shaw Taylor was born on October 26, 1924 in Hackney, London, England as Eric Stanley Taylor. He was an actor and writer, known for The Medusa Touch (1978), More Than Robbery (1958) and The Silver Sword (1957). He was married to Ianette (Jane) Rose McKay. He died on March 17, 2015 in Totland, Isle of Wight, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Medusa Touch TV Space Reporter
The Silver Sword German Corporal


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 1979 Turtle's Progress (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... TV Announcer
 1978 The Medusa Touch
TV Space Reporter
 1977 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
TV commentator
- Last Summer (1977) ... TV commentator
 1973 Nobody Is Norman Wisdom (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- Episode #1.5 (1973) ... TV Announcer
 1972 Alexander the Greatest (TV Series)
- Sam Leaves Home (1972) ... Newsreader
 1971 A Year to Remember (Short)
 1970 The Misfit (TV Series)
The newscaster
- On Protest (1970) ... The newscaster
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- Why Aren't You Famous? (1966) ... Compere
 1958 The Dangerous Game (TV Series)
- Pawns in the Game (1958) ... Marco
 1958 More Than Robbery (TV Series)
- The Only Difference (1958) ... Tawney
- Half on Account (1958) ... Tawney
 1957 The Silver Sword (TV Series)
German Corporal
- The Escape from the Nazis (1957) ... German Corporal
 1957 The Vise (TV Series)
- Bullets for Saber (1957) ... Charlie
 1957 The Wharf Road Mob (TV Movie)
First Policeman
 1957 The Royal Astrologers (TV Movie)
First Villager
 1957 Six Red Hairs (TV Short)
 1956 X the Unknown
Police Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1956 The Gordon Honour (TV Series)
Dusty McCool / Grey Hawk
- The Wild West Candlestick (1956) ... Dusty McCool
- The Red Indian Candlestick (1956) ... Grey Hawk
 1954 The Cabin in the Clearing (TV Series)
The Owl
 1954 Impostor's Gold (TV Movie)
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Caesar's Wife (1951)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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In 1976 Shaw was added as a New Faces panellist as the result of a double accident. Jimmy Henney had originally been booked to appear but injured his leg. Jack Parnell then agreed to stand in but was given the wrong date and didn't turn up. Shaw happened to be in the next studio ready to record 'Police Five' and was drafted in. See more »


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