David Charles Shaw: Facts About Catherine Bach’s Ex-husband

David Charles Shaw

David Charles Shaw is a production manager and film producer who is known as the ex-spouse of Catherine Bach. Catherine is a beloved American actress who is mostly remembered for her role in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies. David is also the son of actor and producer, Peter Shaw and the stepson of actress and singer, Angela Lansbury.

David Charles Shaw: Bio Summary

NameDavid Charles Shaw
Born1944
Birthplace California, United States
Spouse/ExCatherine Bach
ParentsPeter Shaw and Mercia Squires
SiblingsAnthony Pullen Shaw and Deidre Angela Shaw
Occupation Film producer

Early Life & Family

David Charles Shaw was brought into the world in the year 1944, in California, United States. As of 2022, he is 78 years old. He is the son of English actor and producer Peter Shaw. David’s mother is called Mercia Squires and she is said to be a model. David is also the stepson of Angela Lansbury.

David’s stepmother, Angela Lansbury is a notable Irish-British and American actress and singer who has played many films, theatre, and television roles. She is considered one of the talented entertainers who has the longest career in the entertainment industry. Her career has spanned over 80 years, much of it in the United States. Her work has also received much international attention.

David’s parents got separated and his father, Peter Shaw got married to actress Angela Lansbury they had two children, Anthony Peter Shaw (born 7 January 1952) and Deirdre Angela Shaw (born 26 April 1953). David’s father Peter Shaw died of heart failure in his Los Angeles home on 29 January 2003. He was 84 years old when he died.

David Charles Shaw: Personal Life

David Charles Shaw is a film producer but much is unknown about him. He has lived a low-profile life away from the spotlight. David was previously married to American actress Catherine Bach. David and Catherine dated for some time before getting married. David and Catherine tied the knot on May 15, 1976. Their union lasted for 5 years.

They separated on August 5, 1981, when their divorce was finalized. The pair didn’t have any children. After their divorce, Catherine went on to marry entertainment lawyer Peter Lopez in August 1990. They had two daughters, Sophia and Laura. On April 30, 2010, 60-year-old Lopez was found shot dead in an apparent suicide.

David Charles Shaw’s Ex-wife

David Charles Shaw was previously married to Catherine Bach. Catherine was born Catherine Bachman on March 1, 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio, the U.S. She was raised in Warren, Ohio, and spent part of her childhood on a ranch in South Dakota. She is the daughter of Norma Jean Kucera (née Verdugo), an acupuncturist, and Bernard P. Bachman, a rancher.

Catherine Bach is a product of Stevens High School in Rapid City, South Dakota. She briefly majored in drama at UCLA, where she supplemented her income by making clothes for friends and theater groups. She had her professional debut as one of the children in a production of The Sound of Music.

Catherine Bach appeared on screen for the first time in the Burt Lancaster murder mystery, The Midnight Man, shot in upstate South Carolina in 1973, in which she played the murdered coed, Natalie Claiburn. Her next role was Melody in the 1974 film Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. She has established herself as one of the greatest entertainers of her era.

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Catherine Bach has starred in several films. She has appeared in films including Hustle, Crazed, Cannonball Run II, Street Justice, Criminal Act, Driving Force, Masters of Menace, The Nutt House, Rage and Honor, You Again, Chapman, The Breakup Girl, and Book of Fire. She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies.

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Catherine Bach has also played roles in several low-profile films. From 1992 to 1994, she starred in the Canadian family drama series, African Skies. She guest-starred on Monk, and in 2010 had a small cameo in the comedy film You Again. In 1985, Catherine Bach served as the model for the figurehead for the schooner Californian.

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David Charles Shaw’s ex-wife, Catherine Bach joined the cast of CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless in the recurring role of Anita Lawson, in 2012. She launched a line of diamond jewelry at Debenhams, in 2002.

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