Patrick McGoohan (1928–2009)

Actor | Producer | Director


  • Sean Connery, Patrick McGoohan, and Sidney James in Hell Drivers (1957)
  • Billy Zane and Patrick McGoohan in The Phantom (1996)
  • Patrick McGoohan in The Phantom (1996)
  • Patrick McGoohan and Max von Sydow in Brass Target (1978)
  • Alan Alda and Patrick McGoohan in The Moonshine War (1970)
  • Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Patrick McGoohan, Richard Pryor, and Ray Walston in Silver Streak (1976)

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Was a reclusive celebrity, hardly ever giving interviews.


I'm not particularly ambitious to be a film star or to earn millions. Being a film star is probably one of the most confining occupations in the world. The last word I would associate with it is "freedom". And freedom in my work and in my private ...


Often used pauses at inappropriate moments during a sentence, in order to make himself more unsettling to the audience. As in: "You will report to my [pause] office tomorrow for [pause] discipline."



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Patrick Joseph McGoohan

Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA


(age 80)
Santa Monica, California, USA


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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