Jack MacGowran

Jack MacGowran
1918 - 1973

Jack MacGowran  Irish Actor


John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran (13 October 1918 – 31 January 1973) was an Irish character actor, probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett. His last film role was as the alcoholic director Burke Dennings in The Exorcist....

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First Name Jack
Last Name MacGowran
Full Name at Birth John Joseph MacGowran
Age 54 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th October, 1918
Birthplace Dublin, Ireland
Died 30th January, 1973
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death (influenza)
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Ethnicity White
Nationality Irish
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Exorcist
Year(s) Active 1951-1973
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The Exorcist1973 Burke Dennings Movie
Banacek1972 Michele Lanier TV Show
The Shadow of a Gunman1972 Seumas Shields TV Movie
King Lear1971 Fool Movie
Sunrise on Beckett Mountain1971 Unnamed Man TV Movie
A Day at the Beach1970 The Collector Movie
Start the Revolution Without Me1970 Jacques Movie
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go1970 Leo Zimmerman (as Jack McGowran) Movie
Age of Consent1969 Nat Kelly Movie
My Partner the Ghost1969 Joe Hudson TV Show
Parkin's Patch1969 Danny Shea TV Show
Wonderwall1968 Prof. Oscar Collins Movie
The Champions1968 Banner B. Banner TV Show
The Dustbinmen1968 Cheese & Egg [C.E.Petty TV Show
How I Won the War1967 Juniper Movie
The Fearless Vampire Killers1967 Professor Abronsius Movie
ITV Playhouse1967 'Cheese & Egg' Petty TV Show
Sanctuary1967 Kevin Moriarty TV Show
Half Hour Story1967 Alec TV Show
Cul-de-sac1966 Albie Movie
Eh, Joe?1966 TV Show
The Stable Door1966 Movie
Beginning to End1966 Movie
Doctor Zhivago1965 Petya Movie
Lord Jim1965 Robinson Movie
Young Cassidy1965 Archie Movie
BBC Play of the Month1965 Trinculo TV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965 Coastes TV Show
Gideon C.I.D.1964 'Happy' Roden TV Show
Secret Agent1964 Shorty Pratt TV Show
The Wednesday Play1964 Brother Michael TV Show
Theatre 6251964 Jeremiah Hudson TV Show
Thursday Theatre1964 Father TV Show
The Ceremony1963 O'Brian Movie
Tom Jones1963 Partridge Movie
Espionage1963 Matt Youghal TV Show
Sergeant Cork1963 Drummer TV Show
First Night1963 Kelly TV Show
24-Hour Call1963 Joey Movie
Night Creatures1962 Frightened Man Movie
The Brain1962 Furber Movie
Z Cars1962 Fenton TV Show
Mix Me a Person1962 Terence Movie
Two and Two Make Six1962 Night Porter Movie
Zero One1962 Lonnie TV Show
The Avengers1961 Professor Poole TV Show
Drama 61-671961 Herbert Reynolds TV Show
Danger Man1960 Launcelot Prior TV Show
Armchair Mystery Theatre1960 Albert Brady TV Show
Chance Meeting1959 Postman Movie
The Giant Behemoth1959 Dr. Sampson, the Paleontologist Movie
Darby O'Gill and the Little People1959 Phadrig Oge Movie
The Boy and the Bridge1959 Market Porter Movie
Probation Officer1959 Long-Ears TV Show
The Rough and Ready Lot1959 Captain Kelly TV Movie
A Christmas Journey1959 Stranger TV Movie
Rooney1958 Joe O'Connor Movie
She Didn't Say No!1958 William Bates Movie
The Rising of the Moon1957 Mickey J. - the poitín maker (1st Episode) Movie
Stowaway Girl1957 Tommy Movie
Educated Evans1957 Tim Cooley TV Show
Overseas Press Club - Exclusive!1957 Jimmy Walsh TV Show
Panic in the Parlor1956 Toddy (uncredited) Movie
Armchair Theatre1956 TV Show
Jacqueline1956 Campbell Movie
Raiders of the River1956 Alf Barber (as Jack McGowran) Movie
ITV Play of the Week1955 Huish TV Show
Sailor of Fortune1955 Sean, Irish Deck Hand, Sean - Irish Deck Hand, Sean TV Show
The Prince and the Pauper1955 Patch Eye Movie
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954 Phadrig Oge TV Show
Time Bomb1953 Bearded Man in Hostel (uncredited) Movie
The Titfield Thunderbolt1953 Vernon Crump (as Jack McGowran) Movie
The Quiet Man1952 Ignatius Feeney Movie
The Gentle Gunman1952 Patsy McGuire Movie
No Resting Place1951 Billy Kyle Movie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950 Michael Donovan, Eben, a pedlar TV Show
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