Susan Shaw

Susan Shaw

SUSAN SHAW d1978. English actress signed on contract in 1946 to Rank Film Studios. Her early career showed promise and her popularity was established in such films as the Huggetts Trilogy with Jack Warner. She married the actor Bonar Colleano with whom she had featured in the film Pool Of London (1951). In 1958 Colleano was killed in a traffic accident. Following his death, she began to drink heavily, became unable to care for her son due to her alcoholism and ultimately gave him to her grandmother to raise. She resumed her career, but was unable to sustain it and made her final acting appearance in 1963. She died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1978 aged just 49.

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Susan Shaw & Jean Simmons

Reference Number. 9660


An original vintage 1949 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Susan Shaw

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