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Tessie O'Shea (Teresa O'Shea)

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Biography

Cardiff, Wales, UK
She was aptly and affectionately dubbed "Two Ton Tessie" not only for her plentiful girth but for the tons of talent she possessed as one of the British Isle's most beloved, unabashed music hall entertainers. Welsh star Tessie O'Shea was born Teresa O'Shea and was already showing off as a youngster capturing prizes for the talent contests she entered with her singing and dancing. The once-slim performer made her solo debut at the age of 12 at the Bristol Hippodrome and never stopped working. Read more...

Actor

Character: Herself - ENSA Entertainer

The Way Ahead 1944

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Character: Daisy Smart

Somewhere in Politics 1949

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Character: Bella Sweeney

The Shiralee 1957

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Character: Mrs. Hobday

Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971

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