Peter O'Shaughnessy i(5 works by)
Born: Established: 1923 Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 17 Jul 2013
Gender: Male
Expatriate assertion
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BiographyHistory

Peter O'Shaughnessy is an actor, director and writer from Melbourne who lived in England from 1950 to 1953. O'Shaughnessy returned to Australia at the end of 1953 and joined Melbourne's newly formed Union Repertory Company for a season before leaving to work independently. From 1954 to 1961 he produced, directed or acted in more than 35 plays. He worked in England and Ireland 1961-1964, in Australia 1965-1970, and in Ireland, Canada and England 1971-1985. Apart from a visit to Australia in 1986, he has lived in England ever since.

On the Web

  • Website Sighted: 19/06/2013 (Archived at ANL http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-139692)

Personal Awards

2013 Order of Australia Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) For service to the performing arts as a writer, theatre director, actor, historian and folklorist.
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