Tom Stewart (actor)

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Tom Byam Shaw
Bornc. 1988
Years active2006-present

Tom Byam Shaw (also known as Tom Purbeck, Tag Stewart, and Tom Stewart) [1] is an English actor. The son of producer Matthew Byam Shaw and actor Melanie Thaw, [2] and grandson of actor Sheila Hancock, [3] Byam Shaw studied acting at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.



Stewart won his role in A Room with a View within minutes of auditioning, while on his gap year before university. The casting directors have called him "a real star in the making." [4]

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2007 The Bill Tom RyanEpisode 480
First aired 8 February 2007
A Room with a View Freddy Honeychurch [5] First aired 4 November 2007


  1. "Tom Byam Shaw".
  2. "Brief Encounter with ... Tender Napalm star Tom Byam Shaw | WhatsOnStage".
  3. "Actor Thaw remembered for 'generosity and kindness'".
  4. Quinn, Eileen Casting away, The Telegraph (5 June 2007)
  5. Pradeep, K. (19 November 2014). "The craft of the crossover artists". The Hindu.

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