Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring Susan Shaw

Susan Shaw

British actress (1929–1978) | It Always Rains on Sunday (1947), Holiday Camp (1947), The Woman in Question (1950)

British leading lady groomed by the Rank ‘charm school’, whose career was hampered by alcoholism

Mini Biography

Susan Shaw quit acting in the early 60s and worked in various jobs, including as a barmaid and a nightclub hostess. Died penniless, of cirrhosis of the liver. Married actors Albert Lieven and Bonar Colleano. Her son, Mark Colleano, appeared in a few films in the late 60s and early 70s.

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It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Vi Sandigate
The Upturned Glass (1947)
2nd Girl Student
Holiday Camp (1947)
Patsy Crawford
My Brother’s Keeper (1948)
Beryl
Here Come the Huggetts (1948)
Susan Huggett
Train of Events (1949)
Doris Hardcastle
It’s Not Cricket (1949)
Primrose Brown
The Huggetts Abroad (1949)
Susan Huggett
Vote for Huggett (1949)
Susan Huggett
Marry Me (1949)
Pat Cooper
The Woman in Question (1950)
Catherine Taylor
Waterfront (1950)
Connie McCabe
Pool of London (1951)
Pat
There Is Another Sun (1951)
Lilian
The Large Rope (1953)
Susan Hamble
The Good Die Young (1954)
Doris, Girl in the Pub
Time Is My Enemy (1954)
Evelyn Gower
Fire Maidens from Outer Space (1956)
Hestia
Chain of Events (1958)
Jill
Davy (1958)
Gwen
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Personal Details

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Albert Lieven
Husband  m. 1949–1953
Bonar Colleano
Husband  m. 1954–1958 (his death)

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