Martin Shaw Net Worth: Martin Shaw is an English actor who has a net worth of $25 Million and was born in Birmingham, best known for his roles in The Chief, Judge John Deed and The Professionals. At Great Barr School, he was known for excelling in his English literature classes as well as in his drama lessons. At the age of 16, he was offered a scholarship to the drama school at Birmingham. He however turned down the offer and left school. His parents advised him to do so, and to even look for a job. After turning 18, Martin moved to London to be able to attend the London Academy for Music and Dramatic Art. His very first stage roles were in Look Back in Anger (1968), Saturday, Sunday, Monday (1973) and Streetcar Named Desired (1974). His role as Stanley Kowalski in Streetcar, became his breakthrough in his career.
During the 1980's he received critical acclaim for his portrayal as Elvis Presley in Are You Lonesome Tonight? The film focused on the last few hours of Elvis Presley's life. He later received a Tony award nomination as well as a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Lord Goring in An Ideal Husband. It was a Broadway production. Despite the fact that he is known more for theater and series, he has done a few films too. His very first was in 1966, and was called Love on the Dole, where he played an Irish communist. He also played Banquo in Macbeth, during the 1970's. He is currently portraying George Bentley, in the Inspector George Bentley series.