Patrick Mcgoohan Dead At 80
Legendary actor McGoohan">Patrick McGoohan has died aged 80.
The American-born star appeared in a host of films and TV shows during a career spanning more than 50 years.
He shot to fame in 1960s British TV show Danger Man but is likely to be best remembered for his role as the title character in cult sci-fi series The Prisoner.
He also had several notable film roles including parts in classic comedy-drama Silver Streak and as Longshanks, King Edward I in Mel Gibson's Oscar-winning epic Braveheart.
MCGoohan, who scooped two Emmy Awards during his career, died on Tuesday (13Jan09) in Los Angeles after a short illness.
He leaves a wife, Joan Drummond MCGoohan, three daughters, five grandchildren, and a great-grandson.