He was an accomplished writer as well as a respected actor, adapting his own novel The Man in the Glass Booth for the stage but asking for his credit to be removed from the filmed version.
He played the Priest in the beautifully named A Town Called Bastard (1971).
Robert Shaw Facts
|Birthday||August 9, 1927|
|Birthplace||Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom|
|Date of death||August 28, 1978 (age 51)|
|Height||5' 11" (1m80) How tall is Robert Shaw compared to you?|