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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran (October 13, 1918 – January 31, 1973) was an Irish character actor, whose last film role was as the alcoholic director Burke Dennings in The Exorcist. He was probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran (October 13, 1918 – January 31, 1973) was an Irish character actor, whose last film role was as the alcoholic director Burke Dennings in The Exorcist. He was probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack MacGowran , licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1918-10-13

Day of Death 1973-01-30

Place of Birth Dublin, Ireland

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1973 The Exorcist as Burke Dennings
1972 A Day at the Beach as Collector
1970 Start the Revolution Without Me as Jacques
1970 The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go as Leo Zimmerman
1969 Age of Consent as Nat Kelly
1968 The Champions (1 episode)
1968 Wonderwall as Prof. Oscar Collins
1967 How I Won the War as Juniper
1967 The Fearless Vampire Killers as Professor Abronsius
1966 Eh, Joe? as Joe
1966 Cul-de-sac as Albie
1965 Doctor Zhivago as Petya
1965 Gideon's Way (1 episode)
1965 Young Cassidy as Archie
1965 Lord Jim as Robinson
1963 The Ceremony as O'Brian
1963 Tom Jones as Partridge
1962 Zero One (1 episode)
1962 The Brain as Furber
1962 Mix Me a Person as Terence
1962 Captain Clegg as Frightened Man
1959 Blind Date as Postman
1959 Darby O'Gill and the Little People as Phadrig Oge
1959 The Giant Behemoth as Dr. Sampson, the Paleontologist
1958 Rooney as Joe O'Connor
1957 The Rising of the Moon as Mickey J. - the poitín maker (1st Episode)
1957 Manuela as Tommy
1956 Jacqueline as Campbell
1952 The Quiet Man as Ignatius Feeney

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