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Patrick McGoohan of The Prisoner has passed away

by on Jan.14, 2009, under Obituaries

The Thunder Child writes “Practically every news outlet is sharing the sad news that Patrick McGoohan passed away today at the age of 80, after a short illness.

Despite over 60 years of work, his classic series The Prisoner remains his most enduring legacy, and if you visit my blog entry today on Mr. McGoohan, you can view a 9-minute video of him being interviewed by Warner Troyan in 1977, in front of a live studio audience (posted at YouTube).

I’ll be having a Prisoner marathon tonight… I changed the title of the article to reflect the news, which I was about to post. Aside from his well known role in The Prisoner, McGoohan’s most recent major role was as King Edward Longshanks in Braveheart, also the evil Roger Devereau in Silver Streak, but also guest starred several times on Columbo, for which he won two Emmys.


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