Patrick McGoohan

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  • Patrick McGoohan: "Marriage is a wonderful thing. It is more important to like the person you marry than it is to love them."

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  • In 1990, Patrick won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series playing Oscar Finch on Columbo: Agenda for Murder.

  • In 1975, Patrick won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series playing Lyle C. Rumford on Columbo: By Dawn´s Early Light.

  • His granddaughter, Sarah, was born in 1979.

  • He played two British secret agents whose true names were never revealed: Number Six in The Prisoner and David Jones in Ice Station Zebra.

  • Two of the actors who played his murder victims in Columbo also appeared in The Golden Girls: Rue McClanahan played Blanche Devereaux in every episode of the series while Leslie Nielsen played Lucas Hollingsworth in the finale "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1)" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (2)".

  • Patrick McGoohan: "Freedom is a myth."

  • Some people believe that his Danger Man character, John Drake, and his The Prisoner character, Number Six, are intended to the same person. The fact that Christopher Benjamin played the same character, Potter, in both the Danger Man episode "Koroshi" and The Prisoner episode "The Girl Who Was Death" lends credence to this belief.

  • Patrick McGoohan: (about The Prisoner) "I suppose that it is the sort of thing where a thousand people might have a different interpretation of it...that was the intention".

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