Michael O'Shea

Michael O'Shea


His five brothers all became policemen, encouraged on by their father, but Hartford-born Irish-American Michael O'Shea defied family tradition and turned to acting. Born on March 17, 1906, Michael dropped out of school at age 12 and went the vaudeville route, touring with his boxing idol Jack Johnson's show. He tried everything. During the Prohibition years, he became a comedian and emcee at speakeasies. He put together his own dance band, "Michael O'Shea and His Stationary Gypsies", and later broke into radio.
  • When was
    Michael O'Shea born?

    Michael O'Shea was born on Saturday, March 17, 1906

  • Where was
    Michael O'Shea born?

    Michael O'Shea was born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA

  • How old was
    Michael O'Shea when they died?

    Michael O'Shea was 68

  • When did Michael O'Shea die?

    Michael O'Shea died on
    Tuesday, December 4, 1973

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