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Patrick McGoohan
Birth: Mar. 19, 1928
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 2009
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor, Director. He achieved international stardom during the 1960s for his role of 'John Drake' in "Danger Man" (also known as "Secret Agent") and as 'Number Six' in the classic cult series "The Prisoner". He was born Patrick Joseph McGoohan in Astoria, New York. As a child, he moved with his family to Ireland and later England. He was educated at Ratcliffe College and later worked at numerous jobs including bank clerk, chicken farmer and stage manager. After beginning his career as a performer in local theatre, he appeared in British television and made his big screen debut in the film "Passage Home" (1955). McGoohan would have a string of fine performances in the films "High Tide at Noon" (1957), "Hell Drivers" (1957) and "Life for Ruth" (1962). Prior to his successful series "Danger Man", McGoohan was offered the role of "James Bond" which later went to Sean Connery. During the 1970s, he continued to appear in films and television. He had memorable performances in the series "Columbo" (for which he received two Emmy Awards) and directed some episodes. Among his other film credits are "The Three Lives of Thomasina" (1964), "Ice Station Zebra" (1968), "The Moonshine War" (1970), "Mary, Queen of Scots" (1971), "Silver Streak" (1976), "Scanners" (1981) and "Braveheart" (1995), as 'King Edward Longshanks'. He also provided his voice in an episode of "The Simpsons". In addition to acting in "The Prisoner", McGoohan wrote and directed episodes and served as executive producer. (bio by: C.S.) 
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Record added: Jan 14, 2009
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