C. Montague Shaw

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Charles Montague Shaw
Born(1882-03-23)March 23, 1882
DiedFebruary 6, 1968(1968-02-06) (aged 85)
Other names
Montague Shaw
Years active1926 - 1949

Charles Montague Shaw (23 March 1882 – 6 February 1968) was an Australian character actor, often appearing in small supporting parts in more than 150 films.

Shaw was born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.[1]

He began his acting career in the Australian theatre, before moving on to Britain and elsewhere in the British Empire. His first film role was in The Set-Up (1926). He later found success in the film serial market, often playing professors and paternal supporting roles. His most known role came in 1936 as Professor Norton in the popular serial Undersea Kingdom, starred by Crash Corrigan.

Montague Shaw died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, at the age of 85.[1] He was buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Ellenberger, Allan R. (2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. McFarland. p. 208. ISBN 9780786409839. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  2. ^ Wilson, Scott (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. (2 volume set). McFarland. p. 680. ISBN 9780786479924. Retrieved 28 April 2017.

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