Victoria Shaw (25 May 1935 – 17 August 1988) was an Australian-born American actress.
Victoria Shaw was born Jeanette Ann Lavina Mary Elizabeth Elphick in Sydney. She studied modelling with June Dally-Watkins before making her Australian screen debut opposite Chips Rafferty in The Phantom Stockman (1953). Bob Hope spotted her while touring Australia and urged her to try her luck in Hollywood, where in 1955 she signed a contract with Columbia Pictures.
She played opposite Tyrone Power in The Eddy Duchin Story (1956). Her subsequent films included Edge of Eternity (1959), Because They’re Young and I Aim at the Stars (both 1960), and Westworld (1973). She also made appearances in TV shows including guest-starring in 1966 as Pati Conboy “the Danzig Lady” in the second season episode 29, “Siren Voices” of 12 O-Clock High. She also appeared in ABC’s General Hospital, and Charlie’s Angels and NBC’s Ironside with Raymond Burr.
Victoria Shaw was married to fellow-actor Roger… read more