Date of Birth:
13 March 1913
Tessie O'Shea played in 1 movies in the Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical genres.
Tessie O'Shea got succeed with average imdb rating 6.7.
Toured with ENSA during WWII.
During one show at the London Palladium, she made her entrance on top of an elephant. During one of her performances, the elephant, which was pregnant and quite moody at the time, threw her off. She was laid up for over three months.
Her signature song was "Two-Ton Tessie from Tennessee."
Was one of Ed Sullivan's guests on the famous 9 February 1964 show that featured the US debut of The Beatles.
Won Broadway's 1964 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for her rousing interpretation of a fish-and-chips seller in "The Girl Who Came to Supper."
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