Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
He is one of three actors to have been Oscar-nominated for playing King Henry VIII of England. The other two are Charles Laughton and Richard Burton, but Laughton is the only one of the three to have won (in 1933).
Acting is instant enjoyment and childlike. As an actor, Lord God, I can take an audience in a theatre and throw them in any direction. I can't do that as a writer. Writing is painful, it's lonely and you suffer and there's no immediate feedback.
Deep, gruff voice and demeanor
Robert Archibald Shaw
Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, UK
Tourmakeady, County Mayo, Ireland
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