Chuck Shamata

Chuck Shamata

Chuck Shamata's career spans four decades in film, television and theatre. Among his most recent credits are the feature films One Week, The Sentinal, Cinderella Man and War Games 2; the cable movies Tipping Point,The Engagement Ring and Kojak (and the ensuing series). Don Shebib's classic Between Friends - often recognized by critics as one of Canada's all time best - was the film for which Shamata received his first Genie Award nomination, and was presented with a Migliore Attore award by the legendary Vittorio De Sica at the Sorrento Film Festival. His other feature credits include The Spreading Ground with Dennis Hopper, Joshua Then and Now with James Woods, Power Play with Peter O'Toole, The Devil and Max Devlin with Bill Cosby and Night Friend with Art Carney. On the small screen, Shamata was nominated for a Gemini Award for his starring role as a family man facing his homosexuality in the network film The Running Man. Other network movie credits include A Father for Brittany, On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story, the Cable Ace Award-winning Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story, Echoes in the Darkness and Between Friends alongside Elizabeth Taylor and Carol Burnett. He played Pierre Salinger in the mini-series Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis and for Showtime Networks he co-starred in the Tony Bill-directed cable feature Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story; as mafia boss Sam Giancana in The Family; The Thin Blue Lie with Rob Morrow; and Escape Clause with Paul Sorvino. On stage, Shamata played Dr. Astrov opposite Peter O'Toole in Uncle Vanya in Toronto and Chicago, Torvald in A Doll's House and leading roles in Doc, Good Woman of Setzuan, To Clothe The Naked, You're Gonna Be Alright Jamie Boy, Battering Ram, My Fat Friend, Chapter Two, The Country Girl and The Indian Wants The Bronx in theaters from Halifax to Los Angeles. - IMDb Mini Biography
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    Acting
Break a Leg
Break a Leg
2
Night Friend
Night Friend
0
The Running Man
0
The House by the Lake
The House by the Lake
6.1
The Italian Machine
The Italian Machine
6
Tipping Point
6.4
I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses
I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses
4.6
Between Friends
Between Friends
0
Between Friends
Between Friends
6
Gone Tomorrow
Gone Tomorrow
8.2
A Simple Fucking Gesture
A Simple Fucking Gesture
6.6
Death Wish V: The Face of Death
Death Wish V: The Face of Death
5.6
Stone Cold Dead
Stone Cold Dead
6.4
Behind the Red Door
Behind the Red Door
5.8
Saving Emily
Saving Emily
5
The Engagement Ring
The Engagement Ring
4.8
On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story
On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story
0
WarGames: The Dead Code
WarGames: The Dead Code
5.2
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story
0
Mafia Princess
Mafia Princess
0
The Suicide Murders
0
Crimes of Fashion
Crimes of Fashion
4.4
The Two Mr. Kissels
The Two Mr. Kissels
5.3
A Father for Brittany
A Father for Brittany
6.7
Unfinished Business
Unfinished Business
7
Clown
Clown
5.8
Snap Decision
Snap Decision
5.8
Uncut Gem
0
Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide
6.3
When Justice Fails
When Justice Fails
3.5
Running
Running
6.8
Family of Strangers
Family of Strangers
5.8
Starcrossed
Starcrossed
4.9
The Perfect Neighbor
The Perfect Neighbor
5.9
Spreading Ground
Spreading Ground
3.5
The Devil and Max Devlin
The Devil and Max Devlin
5.8
Still Mine
Still Mine
6.8
Virus
Virus
2.7
One Week
One Week
6.8
In Like Flynn
In Like Flynn
0
The Thin Blue Lie
The Thin Blue Lie
6
Power Play
Power Play
6.7
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
0
Princes In Exile
Princes In Exile
4.5
Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story
Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story
5.5
Miss Sloane
Miss Sloane
7.4
Alegría: An Enchanting Fable
Alegría: An Enchanting Fable
6.8
The Sentinel
The Sentinel
6
Joshua Then and Now
Joshua Then and Now
5
Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star
Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star
4.5
Breakthrough
Breakthrough
7.6
Welcome to Blood City
Welcome to Blood City
4.8
A Time to Live
A Time to Live
8.5
Cinderella Man
Cinderella Man
7.5
Guilty Hearts
Guilty Hearts
4.3
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis
7
Act of Vengeance
Act of Vengeance
5.9
Escape Clause
Escape Clause
4.6
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story
3.8
The Terry Fox Story
The Terry Fox Story
6.2
Scanners
Scanners
6.7
Sugartime
Sugartime
5.8
Flash of Genius
Flash of Genius
6.5
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