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      Patrick McGoohan

      Patrick McGoohan

      Highest Rated: 96% Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

      Lowest Rated: 12% Baby ... Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)

      Birthday: Mar 19, 1928

      Birthplace: Astoria, New York, USA

      This tall, blond, blue-eyed and charismatic leading man of the British stage, TV and films could have been one of the Western world's biggest movie stars. However McGoohan seemed unsuited for this role by both disposition and conviction. Back in the late 1950s/early 60s when he was a rising young actor on the West End London stage, McGoohan was offered the potentially star-making role of James Bond, Agent 007 on Her Majesty's Secret Service. He rejected the part on moral grounds fearing that Bond would be an unhealthy image for his daughters to see. The producers made do with a handsome young Scot named Sean Connery while McGoohan went on to gain some measure of international stardom playing a very different secret agent on British TV.

      Highest rated movies

      Escape From Alcatraz poster Escape From Alcatraz Silver Streak poster
      Silver Streak
      Braveheart poster Braveheart Scanners poster
      Scanners
      A Time to Kill poster
      A Time to Kill
      Mary, Queen of Scots poster
      Mary, Queen of Scots
      Ice Station Zebra poster
      Ice Station Zebra
      The Phantom poster The Phantom

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      69% 72% Treasure Planet Billy Bones (Voice) - 2002
      No Score Yet 57% Columbo: Murder With Too Many Notes Director,
      Writer
      - 2001
      No Score Yet 59% Columbo: Ashes to Ashes Eric Prince (Character),
      Director
      - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hysteria Dr. Harvey Langston (Character) - 1997
      68% 85% A Time to Kill Judge Omar Noose (Character) $108.7M 1996
      43% 31% The Phantom Phantom's Dad (Character) $17.3M 1996
      75% 85% Braveheart Longshanks - King Edward I (Character) $75.5M 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Best of Friends George Bernard Shaw (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Columbo: Agenda for Murder Oscar Finch (Character),
      Director
      - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Of Pure Blood Dr. Felix Neumann (Character) - 1986
      12% 38% Baby ... Secret of the Lost Legend Doctor Eric Kiviat (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Trespasses Unknown (Character) - 1983
      70% 64% Scanners Doctor Paul Ruth (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kings and Desperate Men John Kingsley (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hard Way John Connor (Character) - 1980
      96% 85% Escape From Alcatraz Warden (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet 37% Brass Target Col. Mike McCauley (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet 65% The Man in the Iron Mask Fouquet (Character) - 1977
      81% 71% Silver Streak Roger Devereau/Devereau (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet 57% A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot Major Cabot (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Catch My Soul Director - 1974
      67% 55% Mary, Queen of Scots James Stuart (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet 44% The Moonshine War Frank Long (Character) - 1970
      47% 58% Ice Station Zebra David Jones (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Koroshi John Drake (Character) - 1967
      No Score Yet 73% The Three Lives of Thomasina Andrew McDhui (Character) - 1964
      No Score Yet 69% All Night Long Johnny Cousin (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet 67% The Quare Fellow Thomas Crimmin (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Walk in the Shadow Doctor James "Jim" Brown (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet 93% Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow Dr. Christopher Syn/the Scarecrow (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Condemned to Life Dr. Brown (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Life for Ruth Doctor James "Jim" Brown (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Living, One Dead Erik Berger (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Elephant Gun Andrew Miller (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gypsy and the Gentleman Jess (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 85% Hell Drivers C. "Red" Redman (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zarak Moor Larkin (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet 33% I Am a Camera Swedish Water Therapist (Character) - 1955

      TV

      Credit
      85% 76% The Simpsons Number Six (Guest Voice) 2000
      No Score Yet 75% Columbo Nelson Brenner (Guest Star),
      Director
      1974-1976 1990 1998
      No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
      100% 87% The Prisoner Number Six (Character),
      Executive Producer,
      Director,
      Writer
      1967-1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger Man John Drake (Character) 1960-1962 1964-1966 1968