Victoria Shaw

Active - 1953 - 1988  |   Born - May 25, 1935 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia  |   Died - Aug 17, 1988 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia  |   Genres - Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Western

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Biography

With several years' modeling experience to her credit, Victoria Shaw made her screen bow in her native Australia in 1955. Discovered by Bob Hope while he was touring Down Under, Victoria was brought to Hollywood and signed to a contract at Columbia Pictures. Her best showing under the Columbia banner was as the second wife of Tyrone Power in 1958's The Eddie Duchin Story; around the same time, she became the first wife of actor Roger Smith. Victoria Shaw's final appearance on film was the fleeting role of "Medieval Queen" in the 1973 sci-fier Westworld; she died of complications resulting from asthma at the age of 53.

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