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Jack O'Shea (I) (1906–1967)

Jack O'Shea was born on April 6, 1906 in San Francisco, California, USA as John Martin Rellaford. He was an actor, known for Ride, Ryder, Ride! (1949), G-Men Never Forget (1948) and Outlaws of the Plains (1946). He was married to Patricia Elizabeth Garry and Peg Harrington. He died on October 1, 1967 in Paradise, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Ride, Ryder, Ride! Blackjack
G-Men Never Forget Slater - Benson's Aide
Outlaws of the Plains Ralph Emory
Rio Grande Raiders Ramsey - Henchman


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 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
- Trial at Grand Forks (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 Bronco (TV Series)
- Beginner's Luck (1962) ... Doctor (uncredited)
 1959-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Townsman / Poker Player / Messenger
- Maverick at Law (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- A Tale of Three Cities (1959) ... Poker Player (uncredited)
- The Saga of Waco Williams (1959) ... Messenger (uncredited)
 1959 Cheyenne (TV Series)
- Trial by Conscience (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
- The Royal Raiders (1959) ... Engineer (uncredited)
 1953-1957 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Bus Driver / Deputy Bradley / Bradley / ...
- Junior Outlaw (1957) ... Bus Driver
- Deadlock at Dark Canyon (1957) ... Deputy Bradley (uncredited)
- Paleface Justice (1956) ... Bradley
- Head for Cover (1956) ... Town Banker (uncredited)
- Smoking Guns (1956) ... Claims Agent Pierce
 1956 Blazing the Overland Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1956 Sky King (TV Series)
Mexican Worker
- Land o' Cotton (1956) ... Mexican Worker
 1956 The Maverick Queen
Waiter (uncredited)
 1953-1955 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jury Foreman / Reports Silver Strike / Greasy Grimes / ...
- The Hangman Waits (1955) ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
- Reno (1955) ... Reports Silver Strike (uncredited)
- I Am Joaquin (1955) ... Greasy Grimes (uncredited)
- Death and Taxes (1955) ... Blacksmith (uncredited)
- The Light on the Mountain (1954) ... Jackson (uncredited)
 1955 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
Man in Corridor
- The Wedding Present (1955) ... Man in Corridor
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Townsman / Townsman Watching Fight
- Annie and the Outlaw's Son (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Outlaw Mesa (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Annie Meets Some Tenderfeet (1954) ... Townsman Watching Fight (uncredited)
 1954 The Desperado
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1954 The Forty-Niners
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1954 Jubilee Trail
Corporal (uncredited)
 1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- Marshal of Gun Town (1953) ... Hotel Clerk
 1953 Savage Frontier
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 A Perilous Journey
Cook (uncredited)
 1953 Star of Texas
Bartender (uncredited)
 1952 The Frontier Phantom
 1951 The Range Rider (TV Series)
The Wrangler / Henchman / Man Exiting Store
- Last of the Pony Express (1951) ... The Wrangler (uncredited)
- False Trail (1951) ... Henchman (uncredited)
- Diablo Pass (1951) ... Man Exiting Store (uncredited)
 1951 Overland Telegraph
Pete (uncredited)
 1951 Cave of Outlaws
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Valley of Fire
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1951 Hot Lead
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1951 The Hills of Utah
Henchman (uncredited)
 1951 Silver Canyon
Guerrilla (uncredited)
 1951 Kentucky Jubilee
 1951 In Old Amarillo
Man on Wagon (uncredited)
 1951 Whirlwind
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Wanted: Dead or Alive
Shane - Prisoner (uncredited)
 1950 The Savage Horde
Town Marshal (uncredited)
 1950 Salt Lake Raiders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 The Arizona Cowboy
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian
Militiaman (uncredited)
 1949 Brimstone
Pete (uncredited)
 1949 King of the Rocket Men
Walter - Eastern Electronics' Clerk [Ch. 6] (uncredited)
 1949 Law of the Golden West
Hotel Worker (uncredited)
 1949 Prince of the Plains
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1949 Ghost of Zorro
Freight Agent - Ch. 1, 4
 1949 The Last Bandit
Smitty (uncredited)
 1949 Ride, Ryder, Ride!
 1949 Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc.
Ali [Chs. 1, 10-12]
 1949 Sheriff of Wichita
Joe - Henchman
 1949 Outlaw Country
Señor Cordova
 1948 The Far Frontier
Border Patrol Officer (uncredited)
 1948 Sundown in Santa Fe
Steve (uncredited)
 1948 The Plunderers
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 G-Men Never Forget
Slater - Benson's Aide
 1947 Under Colorado Skies
Mob Agitator (uncredited)
 1947 King of the Bandits
Bartender (uncredited)
 1947 The Black Widow
Finnegan (uncredited)
 1947 Bowery Buckaroos
 1947 Wyoming
Bartender Steve
 1947 Flashing Guns
Sagebrush - Henchman
 1947 Oregon Trail Scouts
Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 Twilight on the Rio Grande
Mike - Bartender (uncredited)
 1947 Yankee Fakir
Townsman (uncredited)
 1947 The Ghost Goes Wild
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1947 Law of the Lash
Gang Leader Decker, aka Dude Bracken
 1947 Vigilantes of Boomtown
Referee (uncredited)
 1947 Angel and the Badman
Barfly (uncredited)
 1947 Son of Zorro
Hood - Henchman [Ch. 10]
 1946 Stars Over Texas
Ringo Evans, Cross E Ranch
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady
Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 Her Sister's Secret
San Verde Resort Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Outlaws of the Plains
Ralph Emory
 1946 Rio Grande Raiders
Ramsey - Henchman
 1946 Overland Riders
Vic Landreau
 1946 The Last Crooked Mile
Carnival Barker (uncredited)
 1946 Conquest of Cheyenne
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Daughter of Don Q
Juan Perez (uncredited)
 1946 Night Train to Memphis
Powder Man (uncredited)
 1946 Tumbleweed Trail
Gringo- Imported Gunman
 1946 In Old Sacramento
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1946 Lost City of the Jungle
Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 The Caravan Trail
 1946 Alias Billy the Kid
Puts Up Wanted Poster (uncredited)
 1946 Romance of the West
Crooked Marshal (uncredited)
 1946 God's Country
Shorty (uncredited)
 1946 The Phantom Rider
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 Wagon Wheels Westward
Barfly (uncredited)
 1945 The Tiger Woman
Louie (uncredited)
 1945 Dakota
Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 Rough Riders of Cheyenne
Benjie Cook
 1945 Marshal of Laredo
Spud (uncredited)
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado
Croupier (uncredited)
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye
Man at 'Happy Land' (uncredited)
 1945 Bandits of the Badlands
Red - Ranger
 1945 The Cheaters
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Federal Operator 99
Baker (uncredited)
 1945 Gangs of the Waterfront
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
Trinket-Hawker (uncredited)
 1945 The Chicago Kid
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1945 Santa Fe Saddlemates
Charlie (uncredited)
 1945 Flame of Barbary Coast
Barnes (uncredited)
 1945 The Return of the Durango Kid
Barfly (uncredited)
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Sheriff of Cimarron
Shad - Henchman
 1945 The Topeka Terror
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 The Great Flamarion
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1944 The Big Bonanza
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Firebrands of Arizona
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1944 Faces in the Fog
Juror (uncredited)
 1944 Zorro's Black Whip
Defender (uncredited)
 1944 Sheriff of Sundown
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 End of the Road
Kopp (uncredited)
 1944 Code of the Prairie
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 Cheyenne Wildcat
Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1944 Stagecoach to Monterey
Jim Booley (uncredited)
 1944 Haunted Harbor
Second Ambush Thug [Ch. 3] (uncredited)
 1944 The San Antonio Kid
Nick - Bartender
 1944 Bordertown Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Song of Nevada
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1944 Call of the Rockies
Miner Sam Foster (uncredited)
 1944 The Desert Hawk (uncredited)
 1944 Marshal of Reno
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Deputy (uncredited)
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Townsman Explaining Crisis to Teddy (uncredited)
 1944 Outlaws of Santa Fe
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Captain America
Express Truck Crewman [Ch. 5] (uncredited)
 1944 The Fighting CBs
Arriving Construction Worker (uncredited)
 1944 Hands Across the Border
Deputy (uncredited)
 1943 California Joe
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Overland Mail Robbery
Stageline Employee (uncredited)
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from the Rio Grande
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance
Gambler (uncredited)
 1943 Wagon Tracks West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Silver Spurs
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Deserted House / Explosives Thug (uncredited)
 1943 Secret Service in Darkest Africa
Marga [Ch. 2] (uncredited)
 1943 Song of Texas
Henchman Bill (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from Thunder River
Cave Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Riders of the Rio Grande
Butch Cherokee (uncredited)
 1943 Daredevils of the West
Red Gulch Citizen (uncredited)
 1943 Raiders of San Joaquin
Stagecoach Bandit
 1943 King of the Cowboys
Carnival Worker (uncredited)
 1943 Idaho
Payroll Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1943 Carson City Cyclone
Helps Wounded Garrett (uncredited)
 1943 Thundering Trails
Show Spectator (uncredited)
 1943 Mountain Rhythm
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1943 The Adventures of Smilin' Jack
Honolulu Police-Car Driver [Chs. 11-12] (uncredited)
 1942 Valley of Hunted Men
Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1942 Outlaws of Pine Ridge
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Mail
Freighter (uncredited)
 1942 Bells of Capistrano
Roustabout (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Sylvia's Driver (uncredited)
 1942 Call of the Canyon
Man Watching Pie-Eating Contest (uncredited)
 1942 Sabotage Squad
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1942 The Sombrero Kid
Juror (uncredited)
 1942 A Yank in Libya
Arab (uncredited)
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers
Pete - Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Perils of Nyoka
Tuareg (uncredited)
 1942 In Old California
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 The Cyclone Kid
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Perils of the Royal Mounted
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1942 Stardust on the Sage
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1942 Romance on the Range
Ed (uncredited)
 1942 Westward Ho!
Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)
 1942 The Girl from Alaska
Native (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Acme Cafe Customer [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset on the Desert
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Red River Valley
Helpful Passerby (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Burt (uncredited)
 1941 Down Mexico Way
Truck Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 Outlaws of Cherokee Trail
Man at Sheldon Trial (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Gangs of Sonora
Voter (uncredited)
 1941 Puddin' Head
Onlooker Outside Studio (uncredited)
 1941 Desert Bandit
Barfly (uncredited)
 1941 The Spider Returns
Armored Car Driver [Ch. 3] (uncredited)
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1941 The Singing Hill
Bunkhouse Meeting Rancher - Leather Jacket (uncredited)
 1941 Two Gun Sheriff
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 Back in the Saddle
Miner (uncredited)
 1941 A Man Betrayed
Club Inferno Patron (uncredited)
 1941 The Great Train Robbery
Signal Man (uncredited)
 1941 The Monster and the Girl
Parishoner (uncredited)
 1941 The Phantom Cowboy
Peon (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Passerby (uncredited)
 1941 White Eagle
Townsman (Chs. 1 & 9) (uncredited)
 1940 Michael Shayne: Private Detective
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
 1940 Mysterious Doctor Satan
House Heavy [Ch. 15] (uncredited)
 1940 Remedy for Riches
Townsman at Oil Strike (uncredited)
 1940 Friendly Neighbors
Hobo (uncredited)
 1940 Melody Ranch
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Mexican Spitfire Out West
Departing Passenger (uncredited)
 1940 Young Bill Hickok
Barfly (uncredited)
 1940 Hit Parade of 1941
Trader (uncredited)
 1940 Dance, Girl, Dance
Patron of Palais Royale (uncredited)
 1940 The Tulsa Kid
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1940 Stage to Chino
Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
 1940 Deadwood Dick
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 The Carson City Kid
Trial Spectator (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Lem [Ch. 2] (uncredited)
 1940 Wagons Westward
Outlaw (uncredited)
 1940 Prairie Law
Juror (uncredited)
 1940 Terry and the Pirates
Throne Room Guard [Ch. 4] / Henchman [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1940 Young Buffalo Bill
Army Corporal (uncredited)
 1940 Primrose Path
Bluebell Patron (uncredited)
 1940 The Saint's Double Trouble
Spectator on Street (uncredited)
 1939 Zorro's Fighting Legion
Cave Thug [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1939 South of the Border
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Cowboys from Texas
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Allegheny Uprising
One of Callendar's Men (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Monterey
Miner (uncredited)
 1939 The Girl from Rio
Patron of Blue Bird Gardens (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Ranch House Romeo (Short)
Marty (uncredited)
 1939 Trouble in Sundown
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Twelve Crowded Hours
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Six-Gun Rhythm
Football Player (uncredited)
 1939 Beauty for the Asking
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Barfly (uncredited)
 1939 Ride 'em, Cowgirl
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Hawk of the Wilderness
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 Gang Bullets
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Lawless Valley
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1938 In Early Arizona
Ed - Vote Counter (uncredited)
 1938 Down in 'Arkansaw'
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1938 The Renegade Ranger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Painted Desert
Miner (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Break
Tuna Fisherman at Party (uncredited)
 1938 Crime Ring
Stock Trader (uncredited)
 1938 Riders of the Black Hills
Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1938 The Fighting Devil Dogs
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Under Western Stars
Amused Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Barfly (uncredited)
 1938 State Police
Miner (uncredited)
 1938 Hollywood Stadium Mystery
Ringside Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Portia on Trial
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Range Defenders
Deputy (uncredited)
 1937 Rhythm in the Clouds (uncredited)
 1937 Come on, Cowboys
Deputy (uncredited)
 1937 Gunsmoke Ranch
Settler (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Show
Henchman Joe (as Jack O'Shay)
 1936 O'Malley of the Mounted
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 The Red Rider
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 The Vanishing Shadow
Speedboat Man [Ch. 6] (uncredited)
 1932 Guns for Hire
Barfly (uncredited)
 1929 Why Be Good?
Man at Dance Contest (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jack O'Shay | Black Jack O'Shea | Blackjack O'Shea


Patricia Elizabeth Garry  (his death)  (3 children) | See more »

Did You Know?


A highly regarded stunt man, O'Shea severely injured his leg and ankle in a stunt involving a wagon, which ended his career as a stuntman. He was friends with Roy Rogers, who saw that O'Shea got work on Rogers' TV series. O'Shea also began doing a lot of character work on western TV series. See more »



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