Tessie O'Shea (1913–1995)

Actress | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) | The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966) | The Shiralee (1957)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. More »
AKA 
Two Ton Tessie O'Shea | Two Ton Tessie
NICKNAME  
Two-Ton Tessie
BORN 
Mar 13, 1913 (died Apr 21, 1995)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Bedknobs and BroomsticksBedknobs and Broomsticks Mrs. Hobday  Less 1971 $20MM $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Best House in LondonThe Best House in London Singer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! Alice Foss  Less 1966 $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for The ShiraleeThe Shiralee Bella  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Blue LampThe Blue Lamp Herself, Performer ("There Isn't Enough to Go Round", "I'm Looking for a Lad") (uncredited), Writer ("I'm Looking for a Lad") (uncredited)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Somewhere in PoliticsSomewhere in Politics Daisy Smart, Performer ("Spade and Bucket") (uncredited)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Holidays with PayHolidays with Pay Pansy Rogers (as Two Ton Tessie O'Shea), Performer ("Strolling Along By The Seaside", "He Isn't Much To Look At") (uncredited)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for London TownLondon Town Herself, Soundtrack (aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)") (performer: "My Heart Goes Crazy", "Don't Dilly Dally on the Way", "Any Old Iron", "Wot Cher, Knocked 'Em in the Old Kent Road") (uncredited)  Less 1946
  • Primary photo for The Way AheadThe Way Ahead Herself - ENSA Entertainer, Performer ("If You Were the Only Girl (in the World)") (uncredited)  Less 1944
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Matt and JennyMatt and Jenny (TV Series) Cora (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for As Good Cooks GoAs Good Cooks Go (TV Series) Blodwen O'Reilly (7 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 7
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  • Primary photo for Comedy PlayhouseComedy Playhouse (TV Series) Blodwen O'Reilly (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV Movie) Tessie O'Toole, Performer ("Soldiers of the Queen") (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Performer ("I've Got Rhythm", "(Love Is) The Tender Trap", "Two-Ton Tessie from Tennessee") (1 episode, 1964), Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • Episode #17.19 (Feb 9, 1964) Herself - Singer, Performer ("I've Got Rhythm", "(Love Is) The Tender Trap", "Two-Ton Tessie from Tennessee") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mr. ScroogeMr. Scrooge (TV Movie) Mrs. Cratchit  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Tess and JimTess and Jim (TV Mini-series) Actress (3 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956 3
  • Primary photo for Panto ParadePanto Parade (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Four Star RevueFour Star Revue (TV Series) Guest Welsh Music Hall Entertainer (2 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951 2
    • Episode #2.15 (Dec 15, 1951) Guest Welsh Music Hall Entertainer  Less
    • Episode #2.2 (Sep 15, 1951) Guest Welsh Music Hall Entertainer (as Two Ton Tessie)  Less
Self (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The WordThe Word (TV Mini-series) Herself  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for The Good Old DaysThe Good Old Days (TV Series) Herself - Performer / Herself - Guest Artist (6 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1976
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  • Primary photo for Seaside SpecialSeaside Special (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974
  • Primary photo for Look Who's TalkingLook Who's Talking (TV Series) Herself - Interviewee (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
    • Tessie O'Shea (May 15, 1974) Herself - Interviewee  Less
  • Primary photo for The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social ClubThe Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Shut That Door!Shut That Door! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Entertainer / Herself - Music Hall Performer / Herself - British Entertainer (7 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1972
    • Episode #11.188 (May 17, 1972) Herself - Entertainer  Less
    • Episode #9.163 (Apr 15, 1970) Herself - Music Hall Performer  Less
    • Episode #9.16 (Sep 22, 1969) Herself - British Entertainer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Golden ShotThe Golden Shot (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Saturday VarietySaturday Variety (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Melodies Linger OnThe Melodies Linger On (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Maggie's PlaceMaggie's Place (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Frost on SaturdayFrost on Saturday (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Liberace ShowThe Liberace Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Set 'em Up JoeSet 'em Up Joe (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for International CabaretInternational Cabaret (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Frost on SundayFrost on Sunday (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for BBC Show of the WeekBBC Show of the Week (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (5 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967
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  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Singer / Herself - Singer (4 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1967
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  • Primary photo for Girl TalkGirl Talk (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1967
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for FanfareFanfare (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The EntertainersThe Entertainers (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Juke Box JuryJuke Box Jury (TV Series) Herself - Panellist (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual Tony AwardsThe 18th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Comedy BandboxComedy Bandbox (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963
  • Primary photo for Saturday BandboxSaturday Bandbox (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for ShowtimeShowtime (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Welsh RarebitWelsh Rarebit (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for A Christmas CrackerA Christmas Cracker (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Northern ShowgroundNorthern Showground (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for This Will Make You LaughThis Will Make You Laugh (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Charlie Chester ShowThe Charlie Chester Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Rooftop RendezvousRooftop Rendezvous (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Music-HallMusic-Hall (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1949)  Less 1949
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