Person Details

Birthday: 1918-10-13 05:54:08

Death: 1973-01-30 05:54:08

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Dublin, Ireland

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 23

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran (October 13, 1918 – January 31, 1973) was an Irish character actor, whose last film role was as the alcoholic director Burke Dennings in The Exorcist. He was probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack MacGowran , licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

The Exorcist
Average
8

The Exorcist

(1973) Burke Dennings
The Avengers
Average
8

The Avengers

(1961) Professor Poole
Banacek
Average
9

Banacek

(1972) Michele Lanier
The Champions
Average
6

The Champions

(1968) Banner B. Banner
Darby O'Gill and the Little People
Average
7
Doctor Zhivago
Average
8

Doctor Zhivago

(1965) Petya
Lord Jim
Average
7

Lord Jim

(1965) Robinson
Captain Clegg
Average
7

Captain Clegg

(1962) Frightened Man

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1973 Burke Dennings
1972 Michele Lanier
Collector
1970 Jacques
Leo Zimmerman
1969 Nat Kelly
1968 'Cheese and Egg' C.E. Petty
Banner B. Banner
narrator
Prof. Oscar Collins
1967 Juniper
Professor Abronsius
1966 Joe
Albie
N/A
1965 Petya
N/A
Archie
Robinson
Man
1963 O'Brian
Partridge
1962 N/A
Furber
Terence
Frightened Man
Night Porter
1961 Professor Poole
1959 Postman
Henry
Phadrig Oge
Phadrig Oge
Dr. Sampson, the paleontologist
1958 William Bates
Joe O'Connor
1957 Mickey J. - the poitín maker (1st Episode)
Tommy
1956 Campbell
1953 Vernon Crump
N/A
1952 Ignatius Feeney
1951 Billy Kyle
Year Character Movie/Tv

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