Nightly News   |  April 04, 2013

Actor Milo O’Shea dies at 86

The Tony-nominated Irish actor who appeared in several TV series including “The West Wing,” has died of Alzheimer’s complications. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>> the great irish actor milo o 'shea wanted to be remembered as more than just the irishman with the eyebrows. when word of his death arrived today we thought of the superb irish actor with those wonderful eyebrows. his performance in "the verdict" with paul newman left an indelible mark . he appeared in series like "the west wing ." he was twice nominated for a tony. born to performer parents in dublin he got off to a rough start in the states and had to get a job as an elevator worker at the waldorf astoria . the great milo o 'shea died of alzheimer's complications at 86.