Brian O'Shaughnessy (actor)

Brian O'Shaughnessy (5 May 1931 – 19 June 2001) was a British-born film actor.[1] He was born in Aldershot, Hampshire, in 1931, but was evacuated during the Second World War to South Africa, where he later found fame as an actor.

Brian O'Shaughnessy
Born(1931-05-05)5 May 1931
Died19 June 2001(2001-06-19) (aged 70)
Years active1965–2000

Selected filmographyEdit

FilmEdit

  • Stropers van die Laeveld (1962)
  • Die Ruiter in die Nag (1963) - Captain Ricky
  • Seven Against the Sun (1964) - Sgt. Macarthy
  • Diamond Walkers (1965) - Sergeant Barrett
  • African Gold (1965) - Mac
  • Die Wonderwêreld van Kammie Kamfer (1965)
  • Der Rivonia-Prozess (1966) - Harold Wolpe
  • Kavaliers (1966) - Capt. Ronald Rogers
  • The Professor and the Beauty Queen (1967) - Eric
  • Rider in the Night (1968)
  • Sandy the Seal (filmed in 1964, released in 1968) - Mackenzie
  • Dr Kalie (1968) - Peter Vané
  • Danie Bosman: Die verhaal van die grootste SA komponis (1969) - Dr. Rodney Masters
  • Strangers at Sunrise (1969) - Corporal Caine
  • Satan's Harvest (1970) - Andrew Murdock
  • Shangani Patrol (1970) - Maj. Allan Wilson
  • Mister Kingstreet's War (1971) - Morgan Kingstreet
  • Pressure Burst (1971) - Ted Prentiss
  • Creatures the World Forgot (1971) - Mak - The Father
  • Z.E.B.R.A. (1971) - de Jager, Minister of Justice (English version) (voice, uncredited)
  • The Last Lion (1972) - David Lang (voice, uncredited)
  • Rogue Lion (1972) - Alec Dudley
  • Met Moed, Durf en Bloed (1973) - Dr. Keith Peters (Story two: The Rough! - 'Female of the Species')
  • Fraud! (1974) - Robert Curtis
  • Vreemde Wêreld (1974) - Dr. Page
  • Mister Deathman (1977) - Colonel Duncan
  • Slavers (1978) - Dr. O'Connor
  • Decision to Die (1978) - Dr. Leon Walters
  • Zulu Dawn (1979) - Maj. Smith R.A.
  • The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) - Mr. Thompson
  • The Gordimer Stories (1982) - Mr. Eysendyk (segment "Country Lovers")
  • Claws (1982) - Bart Williams
  • Go for the Gold (1984) - Stan Hopkins
  • Morenga (1985) - Herr Lüdemann
  • Operation Hit Squad (1987) - Richard
  • Quest for Love (1988) - Brian
  • The Emissary (1988) - KGB General
  • White Ghost (1988) - John Enrlich
  • Rage to Kill (1988) - General Hardisty
  • Mutator (1989) - Axelrod
  • The Evil Below (1989) - Father Shannon
  • Brutal Glory (1989) - James Grouper
  • That Englishwoman: An Account of the Life of Emily Hobhouse (1990) - Major
  • Act of Piracy (1990) - Major Ellis
  • The Power of One (1992) - Col. Bretyn
  • The Gospel According to Matthew (1993) - Pontius Pilate
  • Arende (1994) - Sgt. Stewart
  • Trigger Fast (1994) - Colonel Jackson
  • Hearts & Minds (1995) - Col. van Vuuren
  • Warhead (1996) - Gen. Edwards
  • Orion's Key (1996) - Professor Morton
  • Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998) - Admiral Norman Henshaw
  • Falling Rocks [de] (2000) - Pilot
  • Isfahan (2001) - Carrigan (final film role)

TelevisionEdit

  • Dr. med. Mark Wedmann - Detektiv inbegriffen (1974) - Dr. Frank
  • Härte 10 [de] (1974)
  • Tatort (1976) - Piet Brügge
  • The Villagers (1976)
  • Pour tout l'or du Transvaal (1979) - Browels
  • Auf Achse (1983) - Smidson
  • Cape Rebel (1989)
  • The Emiss1997-1998ary (1989)
  • Young Survivors (1990) - Diamond police
  • The Fourth Reich (1990)
  • Arende II (1992) - Sgt. Stewart
  • Arende III (1993) - Sgt. Stewart
  • Death in the Family (1993) - Frederick du Plessis
  • Kap der guten Hoffnung (1997) - Ruben
  • Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997) - Admiral Norman Henshaw
  • The Adventures of Sinbad (1997-1998) - Kasha / Omar
  • CI5: The New Professionals (1999) - Mavoy
  • Die Spesenritter (1999)
  • Die Wüstenrose (2000) - Dr. Hermann Kummerow
  • The Diamond Hunters (2001) - Michael Shapiro

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "O'Shaughnessy, Brian", BFI Database.

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