March 19: Celebrities

Patrick_McGoohanDanger Man and Prisoner actor, Patrick McGoohan would have been 90 today

Patrick McGoohan (March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009) was an American-born Irish actor, writer, and director who was brought up in Ireland and England. He began his career in Great Britain in the 1950s, and relocated to the United States in the 1970s. His career-defining roles were in the British 1960s television series Danger Man (US: Secret Agent) and the surreal psychological drama The Prisoner, which he co-created.

Other stars born today

  • Comic magician genius, Tommy Cooper (born 1921, died 1984)
  • Dr No and She actress, Ursula Andress (82)
  • Fatal Attraction actress, Glenn Close (71)
  • Die Hard actor, Bruce Willis (63)
  • Specials and Fun Boy Three frontman, Terry Hall (59)

Remembering the stars we lost…

  • Free guitarist, Paul Kossoff (born 1950, died 1976)
  • Porridge and Rising Damp actor, Richard Beckinsale (born 1947, died 1979)
  • Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot guitarist, Randy Rhoads (born 1956, died 1982)

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