Patrick J. O’Hara

Legit performer Patrick J. O’Hara died June 11 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank after a lengthy illness. He was 55.

A singer and dancer, O’Hara appeared in numerous stage musicals and nightclubs throughout his career.

Broadway credits included “Promises, Promises,””Seesaw” and “Carnival.” At the L.A. Civic Light Opera, O’Hara appeared in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,””Irma la Douce” and “Promises, Promises.”

O’Hara also performed on TV shows including “The Ed Sullivan Show,””Columbo” and the Tony Awards, and the film “New York, New York.”

At the time of his death, O’Hara was co-owner of Ragtime Cowboy, a vintage clothing store in North Hollywood.

He is survived by seven sisters and brothers. His longtime companion was Joseph Yanello.

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