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TESSIE O'SHEA
Born: March 13, 1913 in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Died: April 21, 1995 in Leesburg, Florida
Biography | show moreshow less
Tessie O'Shea (1913-1995) began appearing in English music halls as a child, billed as "the Wonder of Wales." Playing the ukulele and singing bawdy lyrics, she remained popular with British audience for half a century, billing herself as "Two Ton Tessie," and appeared often on BBC radio and later TV. She won many American fans after winning a Tony for her Cockney songs in The Girl Who Came to Supper (1963), in a part Noel Coward wrote with her in mind. She appeared on the Ed Sullivan show the night The Beatles debuted there (1964 February 9). Emmy nominated for The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1968), she made occasional film appearances (Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971).   
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1969-Comedy-Playhouse (Performer), 1948-Holidays-with-Pay (Performer), 1972-Saturday-Variety (in person), 1971-The-Melodies-Linger-On (in person), 1970-Maggie's-Place (in person), 1969-Set-'em-Up-Joe (in person), 1968-Frost-on-Sunday (in person), 1965-The-Merv-Griffin-Show (in person), 1965-Fanfare (in person), 1961-Showtime (in person), 1944-The-Way-Ahead (in person), 1969-Frost-on-Saturday (in person), 1968-The-Strange-Case-of-Dr.-Jekyll-and-Mr.-Hyde (Performer), 1957-The-Shiralee (Performer), 1969-1976-The-Good-Old-Days (in person), 1974-Look-Who's-Talking (in person), 1974-The-Wheeltappers-and-Shunters-Social-Club (in person), 1973-Shut-That-Door! (in person), 1969-The-David-Frost-Show (in person), 1968-BBC-Show-of-the-Week (in person), 1967-The-Hollywood-Squares (in person), 1966-The-Russians-Are-Coming-the-Russians-Are-Coming (Performer), 2003-Ed-Sullivan-Presents:-The-Beatles (Other), 1963-1967-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (in person), 1969-The-Best-House-in-London (Performer), 1969-As-Good-Cooks-Go (Performer), 1984-This-Is-Your-Life (in person), 1973-1974-Looks-Familiar (in person), 1972-The-Golden-Shot (in person), 1968-International-Cabaret (in person), 1966-1967-Girl-Talk (in person), 1962-Saturday-Bandbox (in person), 1950-The-Blue-Lamp (in person), 1946-London-Town (in person), 1951-All-Star-Revue (Performer), 1979-Matt-and-Jenny (Performer), 1964-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (Sound), 1971-Bedknobs-and-Broomsticks (Performer), 1964-Mr.-Scrooge (Performer), 1949-Somewhere-in-Politics (Performer), 1978-The-Word (in person), 1970-The-Mike-Douglas-Show (in person), 1969-The-Liberace-Show (in person), 1967-The-Joey-Bishop-Show (in person), 1964-The-Entertainers (in person), 1962-1963-Comedy-Bandbox (in person)
Theater Credits
Broadway-Follies - Performer (March 15, 1981 - March 15, 1981), Something's-Afoot - Performer (May 27, 1976 - July 18, 1976), A-Time-for-Singing - Performer (May 21, 1966 - June 25, 1966), The-Girl-Who-Came-to-Supper - Performer (December 8, 1963 - March 14, 1964)
  • TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPH RESUME SIGNED  - HFSID 305968
    TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPH RESUME SIGNED - HFSID 305968
    TESSIE O'SHEA The actress' handwritten resume from the archive of Theatre World and Screen World, a comprehensive record of American stage and film since 1945 Autograph Resume signed, 1 page, 8½x11. New York City, no date.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 160484
    TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 160484
    TESSIE O'SHEA. Autograph Sentiment signed in pencil: "Sincerely/Tessie O'Shea", 3x1¾ slip. Tessie O'Shea (1913-1995) began appearing in English music halls as a child, billed as "the Wonder of Wales.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 165659
    TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 165659
    TESSIE O'SHEA Signature from the English Muscal Hall performer in black ink Autograph Sentiment signed: "Sincerely/Tessie O'Shea", 6x4½ album leaf. Two, unidentified, signed sentiments on verso. Tessie O'Shea (1913-1995) began appearing in English music halls as a child, billed as "the Wonder of Wales.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 146899
    TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 146899
    TESSIE O'SHEA 5¾x7¾ image in frilly dress, strumming her ukelele Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Jimmy/Sincerely/Tessie O'Shea". B/w, 5½x7½.Tessie O'Shea (1913-1995) began appearing in English music halls as a child, billed as "the Wonder of Wales.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 159230
    TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 159230
    TESSIE O'SHEA 3½x5½ black and white image of the music hall and movie favorite Photograph signed: "Very Sincerely/Tessie O'Shea". B/w, 3½x5½.Tessie O'Shea (1913-1995) began appearing in English music halls as a child, billed as "the Wonder of Wales.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH  - HFSID 88852
    TESSIE O'SHEA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 88852
    TESSIE O'SHEA 3½x4½ image, holding her ukelele Photograph signed: "Sincerely/Tessie O'Shea". B/w, 3½x4½. Affixed to the cover of an autograph book (2 surfaces). Tessie O'Shea (1913-1995) began appearing in English music halls as a child, billed as "the Wonder of Wales.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • TESSIE O'SHEA - PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED TWICE 1976  - HFSID 325298
    TESSIE O'SHEA - PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED TWICE 1976 - HFSID 325298
    TESSIE O'SHEA Photograph of O'Shea with her banjolele signed in blue felt tip on the front and verso, dated 1976 (3½x5½) Photograph signed twice: "Tessie O'Shea", "Sincerely/Tessie O'Shea/Lyceum Theatre/N.Y. N.Y. 10036/1976.", in blue felt tip, B/w 3½x5½.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

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