Dear Kitty: you may or may not remember but...
- ellen cohn
happy are the mild-tempered ones,since they will inherit...
Milo & Kitty... an evening spent with you in San Francisco...
May he family and fans know that the God of tender mercies...
WE ARE SENDING OUR LOVE,PRAYERS,&CONDOLENCES TO THE O'SHEA...
- KEN&MARY O'DANIEL
Milo O'Shea (Associated Press/Carlos Rene Perez)
NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish
Milo O'Shea, whose many roles on stage and screen included a friar in Franco Zeffirelli's "Romeo and Juliet," an evil scientist in "Barbarella" and a Supreme Court justice on "The West Wing," has died in New York City. He was 87.
Ireland's arts minister, Jimmy Deenihan, said in a statement announcing O'Shea's death on Tuesday that the Dublin-born actor would be remembered for "ground-breaking" roles, including a performance as Leopold Bloom in the 1967
adaptation of "Ulysses."
O'Shea also acted on
, playing a gay hairdresser in 1968's "Staircase." He was nominated for Tony Awards twice.
The public knew O'Shea best as a character actor. His bushy eyebrows and white hair made him a favorite of casting directors looking for priests. He played a drunken one on the
show "Cheers," a pedophilic one in the 1997 film "The Butcher Boy," a charming one in the 1981 Broadway play "Mass Appeal," as well as the tragedy-enabling Friar Laurence in "Romeo and Juliet." He was a judge in the film "The Verdict."
His loony turn as the pleasure-obsessed scientist Durand Durand in the 1968 science fiction romp "Barbarella" inspired a British rock group to name its band after his character. Duran Duran also put him in a concert video.
O'Shea moved to the U.S. in the mid-1970s and was a longtime resident of New York.
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