Patrick Joseph McGoohan (March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009) was a two-time Emmy winning American born actor, raised in Ireland and England, with an extensive stage career, who rose to fame in the British film and TV industry by starring in the 1960s television series Danger Man (renamed Secret Agent when exported to the US), cult classic The Prisoner and Mel Gibson’s Oscar winning epic Braveheart as Edward Longshanks. McGoohan wrote several episodes of The Prisoner himself, occasionally using the pseudonyms Joseph Serf and Paddy Fitz.
Patrick McGoohan won two Emmies, both for Outstanding Guest Actor – Drama Series – both for Columbo (1975, 1990)
Death of Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 80.
Cause of death is unknown.
At the time of his death, McGoohan was mostly retired, living in Los Angeles, California with his wife of 57 years, Joan Drummond McGoohan. Along with his three daughters, he had five grandchildren (Sarah, Erin, Simon, Nina, and Paddy). On June 11, 2008, he became a great-grandfather to Jack Patrick Lockhart
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