O'Shea, Michael, 1906-1973

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Birth 1906-03-17
Death 1973-12-04
Americans

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Michael O'Shea (1906-1973) was a film star with Irish charm whose role in "Lady of Burlesque" had critics predicting that he would become a "new" Spencer Tracy. He starred in "Jack London," "The Eve of St. Mark," "Something for the Boys," "It's a Pleasure," "Man From Frisco," and "Mr. District Attorney." He starred in the TV series "It's a Great Life" in the 50s and guested on other in the 60s. He then gave up acting and became a plain clothes detective with the sheriff's department of Ventura County, California. He was married to Virginia Mayo.

From the description of Michael O'Shea papers, 1939-1974. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 181105325

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Subjects:

  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture industry--20th century
  • Actors--20th century

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  • United States (as recorded)