Patrick McGoohan biography

Patrick McGoohan

Actor, Film actor

1928 – 2009

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Who was Patrick McGoohan?

Patrick Joseph McGoohan was an American actor who was brought up in Ireland and Britain, where he established an extensive stage and film career. His most notable roles were in the 1960s television series Danger Man, and The Prisoner, which he co-created. McGoohan wrote and directed several episodes of The Prisoner himself, occasionally using the pseudonyms Joseph Serf and Paddy Fitz. Later in his career, he moved back to the United States and subsequently appeared as murderers in four Columbo episodes, twice winning an Emmy. He was featured in David Cronenberg's Scanners, and played King Edward I in Mel Gibson's Braveheart.

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  • I am not a number, I am a free man!

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Born
Mar 19, 1928
Astoria
Also known as
  • Patrick Joseph McGoohan
  • Joseph Serf
  • Paddy Fitz
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Irish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Ratcliffe College
Employment
  • Sheffield Repertory Theatre
  • Rank Organisation
Lived in
  • Queens
    (1928/03/19 - 1928/09)
  • County Leitrim
    (1928/09 - 1938)
  • Pacific Palisades
    ( - 2009/01/13)
  • Ratcliffe College
    ( - 1944)
  • Sheffield
    (1938 - )
Died
Jan 13, 2009
Santa Monica

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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