Patrick McGoohan

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Date of Birth March 19, 1928
Place of Birth Queens, New York
Date of Death Jan 13, 2009 (80)
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Patrick McGoohan

Patrick Joseph McGoohan was an Irish-American actor, screenwriter and director. He began his career in the United Kingdom in the 1950s, relocating to the United States in the 1970s. His career-defining roles were in the British television series Danger Man and the surreal psychological drama The Prisoner, which he co-created. During his career, he received two Primetime Emmy Awards and a BAFTA.

Born: Patrick Joseph McGoohan, March 19, 1928, Astoria, Queens, New York, U.S.
Died: January 13, 2009, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Citizenship: Irish and American
Alma mater: Ratcliffe College
Occupation: Actor, television writer, producer, director
Years active: 1955–2002
Home town: Mullaghmore, Carrigallen, County Leitrim, Ireland, Sheffield, England
Television: Danger Man, The Prisoner, Columbo
Children: 3, including Catherine McGoohan
Awards: 2002 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, 1990 Primetime Emmy Award, 1975 Primetime Emmy Award, 1960 BAFTA TV Award
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About Patrick McGoohan

Played the role of a hero on the 1965 spy TV series, Secret Agent.

Before Fame

He worked as a chicken farmer, bank clerk and lorry driver before being employed as a stage manager at Sheffield Repertory Theater.

Achievement

Famous for his 60's TV show, he also played King Edward I in Braveheart.

Family Life

He married Joan Drummond in 1951 and the couple had three daughters.

Associations

He starred in Mel Gibson's film, Braveheart (1995).

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