Son of actor George Doonan.
Older brother of actor Tony Doonan.
Minor British actor who usually played menacing types (thugs, etc.); he later killed himself by gas.
In August 1954, Patric Doonan took over Richard Attenborough's role of "Det. Sgt. Trotter" in the still on-going theatre production of 'Agatha Christie''s "The Mousetrap". At the time of his suicide, Doonan was engaged to be married to the film actress Ann Firbank.
Is mentioned in Morrissey's song, "Now My Heart Is Full".
Ex-brother-in-law of Margo McLennan.