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Who Is The Most Famous Shaw In The World?

Updated March 8, 2021 474 votes 22 voters 6.9k views59 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Shaw.

How many celebrities with the last name Shaw can you think of? The famous Shaws below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Shaw, famous musicians named Shaw, and even athletes named Shaw.

Robert Shaw is certainly one of the most famous Shaws on this list. One of the famous actors with the last name Shaw, he is best known for portraying Henry VIII in A Man for All Seasons. The Sting, Jaws, and From Russia with Love are among his most famous films.

Another of the famous people with the last name Shaw is Fiona Shaw. She is an actress as well as a theatre and opera director. The Harry Potter series, True Blood, and Killing Eve are among her notable projects.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Shaw? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Shaw that you've heard of! 

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    Robert Shaw

    1927-08-09
    Robert Archibald Shaw (9 August 1927 – 28 August 1978) was an English actor, novelist, and...  more

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    Fiona Shaw

    1958-07-10
    Fiona Shaw (born Fiona Mary Wilson; 10 July 1958) is an Irish actress and theatre and opera...  more

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    Artie Shaw

    1910-05-23
    Artie Shaw (born Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004) was an American...  more
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    Tommy Shaw

    1953-09-11
    Tommy Roland Shaw (born September 11, 1953) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and...  more
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    Vinessa Shaw

    1976-07-19
    Vinessa Elizabeth Shaw (born July 19, 1976) is an American film actress and model. She began...  more

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    Sandie Shaw

    1947-02-26
    Sandie Shaw, MBE (born Sandra Ann Goodrich; 26 February 1947) is an English singer. One of the...  more

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    Lindsey Shaw

    1989-05-10
    Lindsey Shaw (born May 10, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for playing Jennifer...  more

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    George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of...  more

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    Marlena Shaw

    1942-09-22
    Marlena Shaw (born Marlina Burgess, September 22, 1942 in New Rochelle, New York) is an...  more

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    Kim Shaw

    1984-05-20
    Kim Shaw (born May 20, 1984) is a Canadian-born American actress. She grew up in Miami and...  more
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    Leslie Shaw

    1989-02-27
    Leslie Ann Shaw Thays (b. Lima, 27 February 1989) musically known as Shaw is a Peruvian model,...  more
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    Deepal Shaw

    1986-02-21
    Deepal Shaw is an Indian actress, singer and model who has worked in Bollywood movies....  more
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    Frankie Shaw

    1986-11-11
    Rachel Frances "Frankie" Shaw is an American actress, writer and director. She is best known...  more
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    Bob Shaw

    1931-12-31
    Robert "Bob" Shaw (31 December 1931 – 11 February 1996) was a science fiction writer and fan...  more
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    Woody Shaw

    1944-12-24
    Woody Herman Shaw Jr. (December 24, 1944 – May 10, 1989) was an American jazz trumpeter,...  more

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    Suzanne Shaw

    1981-09-29
    Suzanne Christine Crowshaw (born 29 September 1981), known as Suzanne Shaw, is an English...  more
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    Sebastian Shaw

    1905-05-29
    Sebastian Lewis Shaw (29 May 1905 – 23 December 1994) was an English actor, director,...  more
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    Stan Shaw

    1952-07-14
    Stan Shaw (born July 14, 1952) is an American actor....  more
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    Glen Byam Shaw

    1904-12-13
    Glencairn Alexander "Glen" Byam Shaw, CBE (13 December 1904 – 29 April 1986) was an English...  more
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    Susan Shaw

    1929-08-29
    Susan Shaw (29 August 1929 – 27 November 1978) was an English actress....  more
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    Amanda Shaw

    1990-08-02
    Amanda Christian Amaya-Shaw (born August 2, 1990) is an American Cajun fiddler, singer, and...  more
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    Jason Shaw

    1973-11-04
    Jason M. Shaw is American fashion model and actor. He was the spokesmodel of fashion brand...  more
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    Darwin Shaw is an actor....  more
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    Bernard Shaw

    1940-05-22
    Bernard Shaw (born May 22, 1940) is a retired American journalist and former lead news anchor...  more

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    Tim Shaw

    1974-06-09
    Tim Shaw (born 9 June 1974 in Sheffield, Yorkshire) is a British radio host, TV presenter and...  more