awards & nominations

Young Winston (1972)

Robert Shaw as "Lord Randolph Churchill"

Lavish rendering of Winston Churchill's early life, from his school days, through his adventures in Africa, to his first days in Parliament. It begins with Churchill as a junior officer in India out to make a name for himself. It is suggested that becoming a war correspondent would be a good career move. His colorful, often controversial, reports make him a household name, aiding his passage into politics.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972)NominatedActor

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Robert Shaw as "King Henry VIII"

When the highly respected British statesman Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield) refuses to pressure the Pope into annulling the marriage of King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) and his Spanish-born wife, More's clashes with the monarch increase in intensity. A devout Catholic, More stands by his religious principles and moves to leave the royal court. Unfortunately, the King and his loyalists aren't appeased by this, and press forward with grave charges of treason, further testing More's resolve.

Academy Award (1966)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1966)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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