Patrick McGoohan, The Prisoner Dies aged 80

Patrick McGoohan - March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009On the 13th January, the creator and star of the 60s TV show The Prisoner died after a short illness.

Best known for his role in The Prisoner, which was shot in Portmeirion in North Wales, the American born actor was raised in Ireland and England and had quite an extensive career on the stage before moving to TV and film with shows such as Dangerman and the cult classic The Prisoner, he also starred alongside Mel Gibson in Braveheart.

In 2000 Patrick McGoohan reprised his now famous role of “Number Six” from The Prisoner in an episode of The Simpsons and most recently ITV had confirmed that the long talked about re-working of The Prisoner would go ahead with Jim Caviezel (The Passion of Christ, Deja Vu) as Number Six and Sir Ian McKellen (X-Men, The Lord of the Rings) as Number Two.

For more information on Patrick McGoohan check out IMDB and WikiPedia.

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