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Nationality USA
Birth 14 july 1952 (72 years) at Chicago (USA)

Stan Shaw (born July 14, 1952) is an American actor.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, he is the son of Bertha Shaw and saxophonist Eddie Shaw, and cousin of the late soul singers Sam Cooke and Tyrone Davis Brother of Vaan Shaw (guitarist/wolfgang). Shaw started his acting career in the Chicago production of the Broadway musical Hair as well as the Broadway production of The Me Nobody Knows. His last Broadway show, Via Galactica was directed by Sir Peter Hall.

Before becoming an actor, Shaw was a karate, judo, and jujutsu instructor in Chicago. He holds first dan black belt in judo and jujutsu and a second dan in karate.
Shaw appeared in The Bingo Long Traveling Allstars and Motor Kings in 1976 as Esquire Joe Calloway.
Shaw appeared also in Rocky (1976) as Dipper, another boxer. In a deleted scene, Dipper, infuriated by the attention Rocky has received, challenges him before a television reporter. He also played a professional fighter in Tough Enough (1983), Harlem Nights (1989), and Snake Eyes (1998). One of his most notable roles was his appearance as Alex Haley's maternal grandfather Will Palmer in the 1979 miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. Another highly notable role was Private Washington in The Boys in Company C (1978). Shaw also played in The Great Santini (1979) as Toomer Smalls with Robert Duvall and David Keith. After a part in the 1991 film Fried Green Tomatoes, he had a role in the 1995 comedy Houseguest alongside Sinbad and appeared as a pirate in Cutthroat Island with Geena Davis. He also appeared as George Tyrell in the 1996 disaster film Daylight. His television credits include episodes of Matlock, The Young Riders, Murder, She Wrote, The X-Files, and a 2009 episode of CSI. He had a regular role in the 1983 TV series The Mississippi.

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Filmography of Stan Shaw (26 films)

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Jeepers Creepers 3, 1h40
Directed by Victor Salva
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Meg Foster, Jonathan Breck, Stan Shaw, Joyce Giraud, Michael Papajohn, Ray Wise
Roles Sheriff Tashtego
Rating39% 1.967881.967881.967881.967881.96788
L'histoire prend place juste après la fin de Jeepers Creepers. La créature vient de s'envoler avec Daryl, et sa soeur Trish attend ses parents au commissariat. La police arrive sur place et encercle le camion du monstre. Ils y trouvent de nombreux corps sans vie et des pièges mortels pour quiconque s'en approche. Danny, chef de la police, décide de se lancer à la poursuite du creeper avec une équipe d'hommes qui ont tous des comptes personnels à régler avec la bête. Pendant ce temps, Addison qui habite chez sa grand-mère, doit faire face à la folie apparente de cette dernière qui a perdu son fils Kenny 23 ans plus tôt, disparu sur la route avec sa petite amie Darla, le soir du bal de promo. Kenny apparaît régulièrement à sa mère, c'est ainsi qu'elle sait qu'il est mort, puisque son corps n'a jamais été retrouvé. Seuls Daryl et Trish l'ont vu dans la cave de l'église qui a ensuite éte incendiée dans le premier opus. Kenny prévient sa mère que le creeper va venir récupérer quelque chose qui lui appartient et qui a été enterré devant la maison. Très vite, le monstre se met à nouveau en quête de proies pour terminer son cycle en ayant dévoré suffisamment d'âmes.
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic, 1h23
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney, Robin Williams, Mike Epps, Whoopi Goldberg, Quincy Jones
Roles Self
Rating72% 3.6413.6413.6413.6413.641
Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. et d'autres racontent l'influence déterminante de Richard Pryor, l'un des esprits comiques les plus brillants et les plus emblématiques d'Amérique, sur la culture.
Freedom Song, 1h52
Directed by Phil Alden Robinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Vicellous Reon Shannon, Danny Glover, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Loretta Devine, Glynn Turman, Stan Shaw
Roles Archie Mullen
Rating72% 3.639483.639483.639483.639483.63948
Freedom Song is told in flashbacks from the perspective of Owen Walker, a high school student in the fictional town of Quinlan, Mississippi in the mid-1960s. Growing up in an insulated black community, Owen is oblivious to the white supremacy that still reigned in his town until he has a run-in with racists at a local bus station. While waiting for the bus, five-year-old Owen wanders unknowingly into the "Whites Only" diner. His father, Will, soon follows quickly behind and is forced by white diner attendants to spank his son in public. Will later tells his son, "someday you'll be eating at this counter". But this scene of public humiliation leaves a lasting scar on their relationship.
Snake Eyes
Snake Eyes (1998)
, 1h38
Directed by Brian De Palma
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Sports films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, Carla Gugino, John Heard, Joel Fabiani, Kevin Dunn
Roles Lincoln Tyler
Rating61% 3.0504753.0504753.0504753.0504753.050475
Corrupt, flamboyant Atlantic City police detective Rick Santoro (Nicolas Cage) attends a boxing match at Gilbert Powell's (John Heard) Atlantic City Arena between heavyweight champion Lincoln Tyler (Stan Shaw) and challenger Jose Pacifico Ruiz. He meets up with his best friend since childhood, Kevin Dunne (Gary Sinise), who is a US Navy Commander working with the Department of Defense to escort Defense Secretary Charles Kirkland (Joel Fabiani) and Powell at the fight after a trip to Norfolk, Virginia. As the first round begins, Dunne is distracted by an attractive redhead named Serena (Jayne Heitmeyer) who wears a ruby ring, and leaves his seat, which is then taken by Julia Costello (Carla Gugino), a mysterious woman with platinum blonde hair and a white satin suit.
Daylight (1996)
, 1h54
Directed by Rob Cohen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Disaster, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya, Jay O. Sanders, Lee Oakes
Roles George Tyrell
Rating59% 2.9518952.9518952.9518952.9518952.951895
In Upstate New York, a waste management firm loads barrels of toxic waste onto trucks, intending to illegally dispose of them. They are shown heading into a tunnel under the Hudson River between Lower Manhattan and Jersey City, New Jersey along with several other commuters, including struggling playwright Maddy Thompson (Amy Brenneman), some young offenders, a vacationing family, an elderly couple, and a mountain climber named Roy Nord (Viggo Mortensen). Meanwhile, a gang of diamond thieves in a stolen car try to escape the NYPD by racing into the tunnel. The gang force their way through the north tube traffic, spilling the diamonds all over the floor of the car. While a female thief tries to retrieve them, she pushes the gas pedal to the floor, causing the driver to lose control, smashing though a security booth and into one of the trucks, killing them instantly. The waste barrels explode, causing the other trucks to explode and setting off a chain reaction. The tunnel entrances cave in, and a devastating fireball sweeps through the tunnel, incinerating thousands of cars and people.
Cutthroat Island, 2h4
Directed by Renny Harlin
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin, Patrick Malahide, Stan Shaw
Roles Glasspoole
Rating57% 2.8509452.8509452.8509452.8509452.850945
In 1668 Jamaica, Morgan Adams hunts down her uncle and fellow pirate Dawg Brown, who has captured her father, Black Harry. Black Harry has one of three pieces of a map to a huge stash of gold on the remote Cutthroat Island. Dawg has another piece, having stolen it from the corpse of a third brother, Richard, while a fourth brother, Mordechai, has the last piece. Harry refuses to give Dawg his piece and escapes with Morgan's help, but not before being mortally wounded. A dying Harry reveals to his daughter the location of the map piece: on his scalp.
Houseguest (1995)
, 1h53
Directed by Randall Miller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Kim Murphy, Kim Greist, Ron Glass, Chauncey Leopardi
Roles Larry the Tattoo Artist
Rating58% 2.9486252.9486252.9486252.9486252.948625
Kevin Franklin (Sinbad) is an inner-city Pittsburgh native; raised in an orphanage, has delusions of grandeur, and talks about getting rich and driving a Porsche one day. 25 years later, he drives a rusted MG Midget and all his ambitions revolve around a series of ill-fated get-rich-quick schemes. A handshake loan of $5,000 from the mob grows to $50,000 through interest and penalties, resulting in his trying to skip town at Pittsburgh International Airport. He overhears a conversation between lawyer Gary Young (Hartman) and his children, who are waiting to pick up his childhood friend, Derek Bond, who is now a successful, straight-laced and vegetarian dentist. Upon hearing him say that he hasn't seen Bond in 25 years and doesn't know what he looks like, Franklin gives his baseball cap to the real Bond to throw off the two dim-witted mobsters chasing him and poses as Bond to the Youngs, who take him to their posh home in Sewickley.
Body of Evidence, 1h39
Directed by Uli Edel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna, Julianne Moore, Anne Archer, Michael Forest
Roles Charles Biggs
Rating46% 2.3042252.3042252.3042252.3042252.304225
An older man, Andrew Marsh, views a homemade pornographic tape. It is later revealed the man died from complications stemming from erotic asphyxiation. The main suspect is the woman who has sex with Marsh in the film, Rebecca Carlson, who after being charged with murder is represented by lawyer Frank Dulaney. The trial begins in Portland, Oregon, and it is not long before Carlson and Dulaney enter a sadomasochistic sexual relationship behind the back of Dulaney's unsuspecting wife.
Rising Sun
Rising Sun (1993)
, 2h5
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about suicide, Yakuza films, Children's films, Gangster films
Actors Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson, Mako Iwamatsu
Roles Phillips
Rating61% 3.0996153.0996153.0996153.0996153.099615
During a party at the United States offices of a Japanese corporation in Los Angeles, a professional escort named Cheryl Lynn Austin (Tatjana Patitz) is found dead, apparently after a violent sexual encounter. Police Detectives Web Smith (Wesley Snipes) and John Connor (Sean Connery), a former police Captain and expert on Japanese affairs, are sent to act as liaison between the Japanese executives and the investigating officer, Smith's former partner Tom Graham (Harvey Keitel).
Lifepod (1993)
, 1h30
Directed by Ron Silver
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films set in the future, Space opera
Actors CCH Pounder, Jessica Tuck, Robert Loggia, Joe Penny, Ron Silver, Kristine DeBell
Roles Parker
Rating55% 2.7503452.7503452.7503452.7503452.750345
It's Christmas Eve 2168 AD. The premise is that there is limited supplies of air, food and water on the life pod. The survivors begin to argue over whether they should end the life of one of the survivors (Portrayed by Stan Shaw) in the pod that is critically injured. They reason that it would help conserve their supplies. Before they can decide on the Issue of killing the man he is found dead the next day after they wake up. They realize there is a killer with them in the lifepod. Eventually the survivors realize that its possible that one of the people in the Lifepod could have sabotaged the spacecraft.
Fried Green Tomatoes, 2h16
Directed by Jon Avnet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Cooking films, Feminist films, Films about sexuality, Vieillesse, LGBT-related films, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson, Chris O'Donnell
Roles Big George
Rating76% 3.849883.849883.849883.849883.84988
Evelyn Couch (Bates), a timid, unhappy housewife in her forties, meets elderly Virginia Threadgoode, known as Ninny (Tandy) in an Anderson, Alabama nursing home. Ninny, over several encounters with Evelyn, tells her the story of the now-abandoned town of Whistle Stop, and the people who lived there. The film's subplot concerns Evelyn's dissatisfaction with her marriage and her life, her growing confidence, and her developing friendship with Ninny. The narrative switches several times between Ninny's story, which is set between World War I and World War II, and Evelyn's life in 1980s Birmingham.
Fear (1990)
, 1h30
Directed by Rockne S. O'Bannon
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Ally Sheedy, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Michael O'Keefe, Lauren Hutton, Dina Merrill, Keone Young
Roles Detective Webber
Rating60% 3.0004653.0004653.0004653.0004653.000465
Cayce Bridges (Ally Sheedy) is a psychic gifted in a form of remote viewing and empathy/telepathy that allows her to mentally link with murderers enabling police to catch them. That is until she encounters the mysterious and elusive Shadow Man (Pruitt Taylor Vince), who is not only similarly blessed, but is more powerful than she is.
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson, 1h40
Directed by Larry Peerce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about racism, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Andre Braugher, Daniel Stern, Ruby Dee, Stan Shaw, Paul Dooley, Bruce Dern
Roles Joe Louis
Rating68% 3.431743.431743.431743.431743.43174
Basé sur des faits réels, The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson se concentre sur la partie de la vie de Jackie Robinson pendant laquelle il effectue son service militaire.
Harlem Nights, 1h56
Directed by Eddie Murphy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Eddie Murphy, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Richard Pryor, Michael Lerner, Della Reese
Roles Jack Jenkins
Rating60% 3.049733.049733.049733.049733.04973
In Harlem, New York, 1918, Sugar Ray has a dice game. Nearly killed by an angry customer, Ray is saved when seven-year-old errand boy "Quick" shoots the man. After being told that his parents are dead, Ray decides to raise Quick.
The Monster Squad, 1h18
Directed by Fred Dekker
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about computing, Films about magic and magicians, Films based on science fiction novels, Wolves in film, Dracula films, Frankenstein films, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, Cyberpunk films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Andre Gower, Ryan Lambert, Dr. Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr, Tom Noonan, Mary Ellen Trainor
Roles Detective Sapir
Rating68% 3.4483353.4483353.4483353.4483353.448335
The Monster Squad is a society of young pre-teens who idolize classic monsters and monster movies and hold their meetings in a tree clubhouse. Club leader Sean (Andre Gower), whose five-year-old sister Phoebe (Ashley Bank) desperately wants to join the club, is given the diary of legendary monster hunter Dr. Abraham Van Helsing (Jack Gwillim), but his excitement abates when he finds it is written in German. Sean, his best friend Patrick (Robby Kiger), and the rest of the Monster Squad visit an elderly man, known as the "Scary German Guy" (Leonardo Cimino), actually a kind gentleman, to translate the diary. When the Monster Squad wonders how the German man is so knowledgeable about Van Helsing's battle with monsters, he wryly comments that "he has some experience with monsters" and his shirt sleeve briefly reveals a Concentration camp number tattoo.