Patrick Joseph McGoohan (March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009) was an Irish-American actor.

McGoohan had an extensive career in stage and film, and was most famous for his 1960s television roles: Agent John Drake in Danger Man (re-titled Secret Agent in the USA) and Number Six in The Prisoner. He also appeared in a number of movies, his more famous roles including Andrew McDhui in the 1964 film, The Three Lives of Thomasina, David Jones in the 1968 film, Ice Station Zebra, the Warden in the 1979 film, Escape from Alcatraz, Dr. Paul Ruth in the 1981 film, Scanners, King Edward I ("Longshanks") in the 1995 film, Braveheart, Judge Omar Noose in the 1996 film, A Time to Kill and Billy Bones in the 2002 animated film, Treasure Planet which was his last film before his retirement.

On The Simpsons, McGoohan appeared as Number 6 in the episode "The Computer Wore Menace Shoes", reprising his character from The Prisoner.

McGoohan died following a brief illness in 2009, aged 80.


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