Milo O'Shea Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Dublin, Irish Free State [now Ireland]
Died in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA  (complications from Alzheimer's disease)
Birth NameMilo Donal O'shea

Mini Bio (1)

Milo O'Shea was born on June 2, 1926 in Dublin, Irish Free State as Milo Donal O'shea. He was an actor, known for Barbarella (1968), Romeo and Juliet (1968) and The Verdict (1982). He was married to Kitty O'Sullivan and Maureen Toal. He died on April 2, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (2)

Kitty O'Sullivan (27 March 1974 - 2 April 2013) (his death)
Maureen Toal (1951 - 1974) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Expressive black, bushy eyebrows

Trivia (8)

Educated by the Christian Brothers in Dublin.
Married to Irish actress Kitty Sullivan, with whom he appeared in a production of "My Fair Lady". Father of Steven O'Shea.
Classmate of actor Donal Donnelly in grade school.
Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award: in 1968 as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Staircase" and in 1982 as Best Actor (Play) or "Mass Appeal."
His mother was a harpist and ballet dancer, his father half of a singing duo.
Full-time actor from the age of seventeen.
Found little theatrical employment during his first stint in the U.S. and was forced to make ends meet working as an elevator operator at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. He consequently returned to Ireland where he found critical success on stage as Leopold Bloom in James Joyce's Ulysses (1967).
The band Duran Duran was named after his character in the movie Barbarella.

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