Cause of death
24 June 1918 (age 84) (
Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Angela Lansbury (m. 1949–2003)
Anthony Shaw, Deidre Angela Shaw, David Shaw
Ian Lansbury, Katherine Shaw, Peter John Shaw
Angela Lansbury, Anthony Shaw, Richard Cromwell, Moyna Macgill, Deidre Angela Shaw
29 January 2003 (aged 84) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Peter Shaw (born Peter Pullen; 24 June 1918 – 29 January 2003) was an English actor and producer and the second husband of actress Angela Lansbury.
Early life and career
Shaw was born on 24 June 1918 in Reading, Berkshire, England, and began his career in front of the screen following the Second World War, and later found success as a studio executive. Shaw served in the British Army during the Second World War. He was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by the Charles Feldman Agency in the late 1940s. Shaw apprenticed with agent Paul Small, leading to an executive position at the studio and later a career with the William Morris Agency, where he represented Katharine Hepburn and Robert Mitchum, among others. He returned to MGM as assistant head of production in 1964 and then rejoined the William Morris Agency as an international business manager. Shaw launched Corymore Productions in 1987. He later produced Murder, She Wrote with his two sons at Universal Studios, in addition to other made-for-television features.
Personal life and death
After an early marriage which produced a son, David, he married actress Angela Lansbury in 1949; they had two children, Anthony Peter Shaw (born 7 January 1952) and Deirdre Angela Shaw (born 26 April 1953). Peter Shaw died of heart failure in his Los Angeles home on 29 January 2003. He was 84.