English Actor

Sebastian Shaw

  • May 29, 1905 - Dec 23, 1994 (age 89)
  • 6' 2" (1.88 m)
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1994
Sebastian Shaw
PersonalDecember 1994

Sebastian Shaw

Sebastian Shaw passed away.
1987
High Season
MovieSep 1, 1987

High Season

Its summer time on a gorgeous Greek island, which means it …
Its summer time on a gorgeous Greek island, which means it is tourist season. Although local photographer Katherine dislikes the onslaught of the seasonal visitor invasion of her peaceful home, this year she has much greater issues. For starters she is broke; her best friend and confidant, a British art expert, may very well be a Russian spy; her ex-husband is a philandering playboy; and the timid English tourist Branagh on his second honeymoon is actually pursing her.
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1986
Casualty
TV ShowSep 6, 1986

Casualty

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama …
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One. It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on prime time television in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 6 September 1986. The original producer was Geraint Morris.
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1983
The Weather in the Streets
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MovieNov 30, 1983

The Weather in the Streets

Passion comes calling when …
Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.
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Reilly, Ace of Spies
TV ShowSep 5, 1983

Reilly, Ace of Spies

Reilly, Ace of Spies is a 1983 television miniseries …
Reilly, Ace of Spies is a 1983 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Sidney Reilly, a Russian-born adventurer who became one of the greatest spies ever to work for the British. Among his exploits, in the early 20th century, were the infiltration of the German General Staff in 1917 and a near-overthrow of the Bolsheviks in 1918. His reputation with women was as legendary as his genius for espionage.
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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
MovieMay 25, 1983

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Luke Skywalker battles …
Luke Skywalker battles Jabba the Hutt and Darth Vader to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire. Han Solo and Princess Leia reaffirm their love, and team with Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, the Ewoks, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 to aid in the disruption of the Dark Side, and the defeat of the evil emperor.
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1981
Timon of Athens
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MovieApr 16, 1981

Timon of Athens

Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when …
Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
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1978
Rumpole of the Bailey
TV ShowApr 3, 1978

Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey is a …
Rumpole of the Bailey is a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer. It starred Leo McKern as Horace Rumpole, an elderly London barrister who defended a broad variety of clients, often underdogs. The TV series led to the stories being presented in other media including books and radio.
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1974
BBC2 Playhouse
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TV ShowMar 13, 1974

BBC2 Playhouse

BBC2 Playhouse is a one-hour UK anthology television series …
BBC2 Playhouse is a one-hour UK anthology television series produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Among its many performers were Helen Mirren, Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Liam Neeson, Paul Scofield, Deborah Kerr, Ben Kingsley, Donald Pleasence, Brenda Blethyn, Peggy Ashcroft and Margaret Whiting.
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1972
Dead of Night
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TV ShowNov 5, 1972

Dead of Night

Dead of Night is a British television anthology series of …
Dead of Night is a British television anthology series of supernatural fiction, produced by the BBC and broadcast on BBC2 in 1972.
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1969
A Midsummer Night's Dream
MovieJan 30, 1969

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The adventures of four …
The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with fairies come to light in a moonlit forest.
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1968
All's Well That Ends Well
MovieJun 3, 1968

All's Well That Ends Well

Helena loves Bertram, but …
Helena loves Bertram, but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure ...
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1965
It Happened Here
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MovieMay 17, 1965

It Happened Here

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. …
It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle.
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1964
The Great War
TV ShowMay 30, 1964

The Great War

The Great War is a 26-episode documentary series from …
The Great War is a 26-episode documentary series from 1964 on the First World War. The documentary was a co-production of the Imperial War Museum, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Commission. The narrator was Michael Redgrave, with readings by Marius Goring, Ralph Richardson, Cyril Luckham, Sebastian Shaw and Emlyn Williams. Each episode is c. 40 minutes long.
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1953
Laxdale Hall
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MovieApr 1, 1953

Laxdale Hall

A parliamentary delegation is sent to a remote community in the …
A parliamentary delegation is sent to a remote community in the Scottish Highlands where the residents are protesting at their poor links with the outside world. After a few days amongst them, the visitors come to appreciate the locals' lifestyle.
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1949
Landfall
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MovieOct 27, 1949

Landfall

Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the …
Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is charged with neglect and volunteers for a perilous mission. Meanwhile, his girlfriend Mona (Patricia Plunkett), through some odd information she has picked up, is trying to prove that Rick is innocent of the charges and actually did sink a German U-Boat.
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The Glass Mountain
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MovieMar 9, 1949

The Glass Mountain

An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is …
An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware that he's fallen in love with his rescuer.
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1947
Hamlet Part 1
MovieDec 7, 1947

Hamlet Part 1

A live, early television version of the play
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Prison Without Bars
MovieApr 20, 1947

Prison Without Bars

Prison Without Bars released.
1945
Journey Together
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MovieOct 1, 1945

Journey Together

David Wilton (Sir Richard Attenborough), John …
David Wilton (Sir Richard Attenborough), John Aynesworth (Jack Watling), and Smith (David Tomlinson) are amongst a group of cadets hoping to become pilots in the Royal Air Force. David, however, has poor height perception and cannot master his landings. Therefore, he is sent to navigator's school, but finds it hard to concentrate on his new job due to despondency over losing his chance to be "something important", a pilot. His friends and teachers join in an effort to show David the vast importance of the navigator, something he learns for himself over the target city of Berlin.
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1941
East of Piccadilly
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MovieJun 23, 1941

East of Piccadilly

The homicidal maniac,who is strangling young women in …
The homicidal maniac,who is strangling young women in London's West Side, is being sought by both Scotland Yard and a young reporter/writer, Penny Sutton. She had found one of the murder ...
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1940
The Flying Squad
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MovieOct 12, 1940

The Flying Squad

Dedicated young Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the …
Dedicated young Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of Mark McGill, murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London. Hindering his investigation is pretty Ann Perryman who has been convinced by McGill that Bradley is responsible for her brother's death. In reality McGill has murdered her brother, which Bradley is trying to prove.
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Bulldog Sees It Through
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MovieSep 14, 1940

Bulldog Sees It Through

The armaments production …
The armaments production programme is being sabotaged by a gang of Germans. A few arrests are made but the destruction of a vital plant goes on. Test Pilot 'Bulldog' Bill Watson plunges headlong into the mystery.
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Three Silent Men
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MovieSep 7, 1940

Three Silent Men

Foreign scientist is selling a secret weapon to the British. He is …
Foreign scientist is selling a secret weapon to the British. He is badly injured in a car accident and is operated on by a surgeon, after the operation he dies mysteriously. An investigation follows.
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Now You're Talking
MovieMar 1, 1940

Now You're Talking

When a crashed Nazi aeroplane is recovered, British scientists …
When a crashed Nazi aeroplane is recovered, British scientists have high hopes of learning valuable secrets. But a disgruntled factory worker inadvertently alerts enemy agents to the discovery, with disastrous consequences.
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1939
John Peel
ChildAugust 1939

John Peel

John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 …
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist. He was the longest serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs, broadcasting regularly from 1967 until his death in 2004.
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The Spy in Black
MovieAug 3, 1939

The Spy in Black

When a German U-Boat captain is sent on a spying mission to …
When a German U-Boat captain is sent on a spying mission to the North of Scotland during World War One, he finds more than he bargained for in his contact, the local schoolmistress.
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Too Dangerous to Live
MovieMar 21, 1939

Too Dangerous to Live

Too Dangerous to Live is a …
Too Dangerous to Live is a 1939 British crime film directed by Anthony Hankey and Leslie Norman and starring Sebastian Shaw, Anna Konstam and Reginald Tate. It was based on the novel Crime Unlimited by David Hume. A private detective goes undercover by joining a gang of burglars.
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1937
The Squeaker
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MovieAug 26, 1937

The Squeaker

London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious …
London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him. Desperate, Scotland Yard re-hires ex-Inspector Barrabal who, as a known drunkard, is ideally suited to go undercover with a faked criminal record (which may spoil his chances with lovely Carol Stedman). Interested parties: Larry Graeme, cat burglar; his girl, sexy dancer Tamara; Collie, sardonic reporter. Then murder makes apprehension of the Squeaker urgent.
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Troopship
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MovieMay 15, 1937

Troopship

Given a six-hour pass after a tour of duty in India, several …
Given a six-hour pass after a tour of duty in India, several British Tommies try to unravel their domestic tribulations before having to ship out again.
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1936
Men Are Not Gods
MovieNov 26, 1936

Men Are Not Gods

Ann Williams (Miriam Hopkins), secretary to eccentric drama …
Ann Williams (Miriam Hopkins), secretary to eccentric drama critic T.H. Skeates (A.E. Matthews), is persuaded to alter a ruinous review of Shakespearean actor Edmond Davey (Sebastian Shaw) by Davey's wife Barbara (Gertrude Lawrence). Davey's "Othello" becomes a hit and Ann, even though fired by Skeates, becomes a fan of Davey and starts to fall for him, much to the jealousy of her boyfriend Tommy (Sir Rex Harrison). At the prospect of involvement in an adulterous triangle, Ann recoils. But despite her resolution, the characters' love lives become ever more tangled and a real-life tragedy of Othello looms.
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Tomorrow We Live
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MovieOct 7, 1936

Tomorrow We Live

A financier on the brink of ruin reflects over his failings, and …
A financier on the brink of ruin reflects over his failings, and gives £50 to various down-and-outs in the hope that they can make something better of their lives.
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Jury's Evidence
MovieJan 7, 1936

Jury's Evidence

A jury sitting on a case are led by their foreman through an …
A jury sitting on a case are led by their foreman through an imaginative survey of how the crime, a murder, was committed.
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1935
Birds of a Feather
MovieOct 29, 1935

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather is a 1936 British comedy film directed by John …
Birds of a Feather is a 1936 British comedy film directed by John Baxter and starring George Robey, Horace Hodges and Eve Lister. The screenplay concerns a sausage-making tycoon who rents a castle from an impoverished aristocrat. It was adapted from the play A Rift in the Loot by George Foster. It was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie.
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The Ace of Spades
MovieAug 5, 1935

The Ace of Spades

The wife of a candidate for Parliament is having an affair …
The wife of a candidate for Parliament is having an affair with the brother of her husband's rival. The rival candidate, Trent, is running for election on a promise of building a railway that the community needs, but a wealthy landowner won't give permission for the railway to be built over his land. When the landowner is later found dead, suspicion falls on Trent and only his brother can rescue him, but will he risk exposing his secret love to do it.
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Jubilee Window
MovieJun 21, 1935

Jubilee Window

Jubilee Window is a 1935 British comedy film directed by …
Jubilee Window is a 1935 British comedy film directed by George Pearson and starring Sebastian Shaw, Ralph Truman and Olive Melville.
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Department Store
MovieMay 10, 1935

Department Store

The heir to a London department store must learn the …
The heir to a London department store must learn the business, but he must start off by working his way through the various menial jobs incognito first. However, a crooked manager has ...
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Adventure Ltd.
MovieApr 1, 1935

Adventure Ltd.

Three friends expose a plot against the ex-president of a South …
Three friends expose a plot against the ex-president of a South American country.
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Three Witnesses
MovieMar 1, 1935

Three Witnesses

At a firm of contractors a partner is accused of murdering his …
At a firm of contractors a partner is accused of murdering his brother following a takeover bid.
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The Lad
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MovieFeb 27, 1935

The Lad

An ex-con searching for a hidden jewel is assumed, by various …
An ex-con searching for a hidden jewel is assumed, by various parties, to be investigating their indiscretions.
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Brewster's Millions
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MovieJan 1, 1935

Brewster's Millions

Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that …
Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that he has inherited 6 million pounds sterling from a recently deceased relative. But soon learns that he must spend 500,000 pounds in 60 days to inherit the rest of the money, or forfeit the entire inheritance.
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1934
Get Your Man
MovieAug 1, 1934

Get Your Man

Two business rivals' planned merger includes a marriage …
Two business rivals' planned merger includes a marriage between their son and niece, but the young couple run off with different partners.
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The Four Masked Men
MovieFeb 16, 1934

The Four Masked Men

The Four Masked Men is a 1934 British crime film directed by …
The Four Masked Men is a 1934 British crime film directed by George Pearson and starring John Stuart, Judy Kelly and Richard Cooper. It was adapted by Cyril Campion from his play, "The Masqueraders." Its plot concerns a man who hunts down the criminal gang responsible for several robberies and the murder of his brother.
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1933
Taxi to Paradise
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MovieFeb 1, 1933

Taxi to Paradise

Comedy of marital infidelity.
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1932
Drusilla Shaw
Child1932

Drusilla Shaw

Drusilla Shaw born.
1930
Caste
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MovieSep 1, 1930

Caste

The daughter of a Cockney drunkard marries a young …
The daughter of a Cockney drunkard marries a young aristocrat who is presumed killed in action (in WWI). When she gets the news she goes to stay with her aristocratic in-laws.
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1929
Margaret Delamere
Marriage1929

Margaret Delamere

Married Margaret Delamere.
1905
Sebastian Shaw
BirthMay 1905

Sebastian Shaw

Sebastian Shaw was born.
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