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Patrick Joseph McGoohan (March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009) was an American-born actor, raised in Ireland and England, with an extensive stage and film career, most notably in the 1960s television series Danger Man (renamed Secret Agent when exported to the US), and The Prisoner. McGoohan wrote and directed several episodes of The Prisoner himself, occasionally using the pseudonyms Joseph Serf and Paddy Fitz. He subsequently appeared in several Columbo episodes, winning the Emmy twice, David Cronenberg's Scanners, and in Mel Gibson's Braveheart as King Edward I.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Patrick Joseph McGoohan (March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009) was an American-born actor, raised in Ireland and England, with an extensive stage and film career, most notably in the 1960s television series Danger Man (renamed Secret Agent when exported to the US), and The Prisoner. McGoohan wrote and directed several episodes of The Prisoner himself, occasionally using the pseudonyms Joseph Serf and Paddy Fitz. He subsequently appeared in several Columbo episodes, winning the Emmy twice, David Cronenberg's Scanners, and in Mel Gibson's Braveheart as King Edward I.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1928-03-19

Day of Death 2009-01-13

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 In My Mind as Himself (archive)
2007 Tales of William Wallace as Himself
2002 Treasure Planet as Billy Bones (voice)
1999 Columbo: Ashes to Ashes as Eric Prince
1997 Hysteria as Dr. Harvey Langston
1996 A Time to Kill as Judge Omar Noose
1996 The Phantom as Phantom's Dad
1996 Sad? as Number Six
1995 Braveheart as King Edward
1991 The Best of Friends as George Bernard Shaw
1990 The Prisoner Video Companion as Number 6
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1987 The Laughing Prisoner as Number Six
1986 Of Pure Blood as Dr. Felix Neumann
1985 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend as Doctor Eric Kiviat
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 Trespasses as Fred Wells
1983 Jamaica Inn as Joss Merlyn (3 episodes)
1981 Kings and Desperate Men as John Kingsley
1981 Scanners as Dr. Paul Ruth
1979 Escape from Alcatraz as Warden
1979 The Hard Way as John Connor
1978 Brass Target as Col. Mike McCauley
1977 Rafferty (13 episodes)
1977 The Man in the Iron Mask as Fouchet
1976 Silver Streak as Roger Devereau
1975 A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot as Major Cabot
1971 Mary, Queen of Scots as James Stuart
1971 Columbo (3 episodes) as Nelson Brenner
1970 The Moonshine War as Frank
1968 Danger Man in Tokyo as John Drake
1968 Ice Station Zebra as David Jones
1967 The Prisoner (17 episodes) as Number 6
1964 The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh as Dr Syn The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh
1963 The Three Lives of Thomasina as Andrew McDhui
1963 Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow as Dr. Christopher Syn / the Scarecrow
1962 The Quare Fellow as Thomas Crimmin
1962 Life for Ruth as Dr Brown
1962 All Night Long as Johnny Cousin
1961 Two Living, One Dead as Erik Berger
1960 Danger Man (7 episodes) as John Drake (86 episodes) as John Drake
1959 Brand
1958 Nor the Moon by Night as Andrew Miller
1958 The Gypsy and the Gentleman as Jess
1957 Hell Drivers as C. 'Red' Redman
1957 High Tide at Noon as Simon Breck
1956 Zarak as Moor Larkin
1955 I Am a Camera as Swedish Water Therapist
1955 Passage Home as Martin McIsaacs
1955 Moby Dick Rehearsed as A Serious Actor / Starbuck
1954 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1 episode) as Dr Christopher Syn / The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (2 episodes) as Dr. Christopher Syn / The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh

Directing

1999 Columbo: Ashes to Ashes Director
1977 Rafferty (2 episodes)Director
1974 Catch My Soul Director
1971 Columbo (5 episodes)Director
1967 The Prisoner (5 episodes)Director
1960 Danger Man (3 episodes)Director

Creator

Number Six Creator
1967 The Prisoner Creator

Writing

1971 Columbo (2 episodes)Writer
1967 The Prisoner (3 episodes)Writer

Production

1967 The Prisoner (17 episodes)Producer

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