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Also Known As: Robert Shaen Dawe Died: November 29, 1992
Born: October 4, 1900 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Yonkers, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... actor investment banker journalist
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Prolific supporting player of the Broadway stage, screen and TV, whose career lasted for over 60 years. Best known as Inspector Henderson on the popular syndicated series "The Adventures of Superman" (1952-57), Shayne's last role was the recurring part of Reggie, the blind news vendor, on another superhero series, "The Flash" (1990-91). On Broadway, he worked with Katherine Hepburn and Ethel Barrymore. Shayne appeared in nearly 100 films, sometimes as a lead, but usually a supporting player, often in B movies. His feature credits include "Hollywood Canteen" (1944), "Mr. Skeffington," "Rhapsody in Blue" (both 1945), "Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman" (1947), "Let's Live a Little" (1948) and "Tora! Tora! Tora!" (1970).

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