Milo O'Shea

Highest Rated: 100% Ulysses (1967)
Lowest Rated: 13% Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Birthday: Jun 2, 1926
Birthplace: Not Available
Blustery, bushy-eyebrowed Irish character-actor Milo O'Shea was on stage from the age of 10, at which time he became a protégé of Sir John Gielgud. At 19, O'Shea joined Dublin's Abbey Players, where he remained for well over two decades. He made his Broadway debut in 1968's Staircase, and later starred as the gladhanding priest in the original stage production of Bill C. Davis' Mass Appeal (a role played in the 1984 movie version by Jack Lemmon). In films from 1951, O'Shea was cast as Leopold Bloom in Ulysses (1967), Mister Zero in The Adding Machine (1969), Durand-Durand in Barbarella (1968), and scene-stealing Judge Hoyle in The Verdict (1981). His TV roles include Dr. Stanislaus Lotaki on the pioneering miniseries QB VII (1973) and eccentric cartoonist Abner Bevis in the short-lived superhero satire Once a Hero (1987). O'Shea continued to work in television through the 1990s and early 2000s, popping up in guest roles on Frasier, Spin City and Oz. His final role was as Chief Justice Ashland on two episodes of The West Wing in 2004. He passed away in 2013 at the age of 86.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Duran Duran: Arena Actor 2004
No Score Yet Puckoon Sgt. McGillikuddie 2003
No Score Yet Mystics Actor 2002
50% The Matchmaker Dermot 1997
77% The Butcher Boy Father Sullivan 1997
No Score Yet Murder in the Heartland Clem Gaughan 1993
91% The Playboys Freddie 1992
64% Only the Lonely Doyle 1991
13% Opportunity Knocks Max 1990
54% The Dream Team Dr. Newald 1989
No Score Yet Once a Hero Actor 1988
No Score Yet Angel in Green Actor 1987
No Score Yet Broken Vows Monsignor Casey 1986
No Score Yet Two by Forsyth Actor 1986
91% The Purple Rose of Cairo Fr. Donnelly 1985
No Score Yet No Comebacks Actor 1985
96% The Verdict Judge Hoyle 1982
No Score Yet The Pilot Dr. O'Brian 1980
No Score Yet A Time for Miracles Actor 1980
No Score Yet Arabian Adventure Khasim 1979
No Score Yet Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion Actor 1977
No Score Yet Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World Dr. Jameson 1973
93% Theater of Blood (Theatre of Blood) (Much Ado About Murder) Inspector Boot 1973
No Score Yet Loot...Give Me Money, Honey! Actor 1972
40% Sacco and Vanzetti (Sacco e Vanzetti) Fred Moore 1971
No Score Yet The Angel Levine Dr. Arnold Berg 1970
No Score Yet Paddy Harry Redmond 1970
No Score Yet Loot Mr. McLeavy 1970
No Score Yet The Adding Machine Zero 1969
73% Barbarella Concierge 1968
94% Romeo and Juliet Friai Laurence 1968
100% Ulysses Leopold Bloom 1967
No Score Yet Carry On Cabby Len 1963
No Score Yet The Other Eden Pat Tweedy 1959
No Score Yet Talk of a Million Signwriter 1951


75% The West Wing
Cheif Justice Roy Ashland Chief Justice Roy Asland
  • 2004
  • 2003
89% Oz
Dr. Frederick Garvey
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
No Score Yet Madigan Men
  • 2000
66% Spin City
Father Larry
  • 1998
94% Frasier
Dr. Schachter Guest
  • 1995
No Score Yet Cheers
Uncle Roger Guest
  • 1992
  • 1991
No Score Yet The Commish
Frank Atkins
  • 1991
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
Evan Brannigan
  • 1988
No Score Yet The Golden Girls
Buddy Roarke Guest
  • 1987
No Score Yet Who's the Boss?
Judge Franklin Kresheck
  • 1987
No Score Yet St. Elsewhere
  • 1986


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