Jack MacGowran

Jack MacGowran
1918 - 1973

Jack MacGowran  Irish Actor


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Irish Actor Jack MacGowran was born John Joseph MacGowran on 13th October, 1918 in Dublin, Ireland and passed away on 30th Jan 1973 New York City, New York, USA aged 54. He is most remembered for The Exorcist. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Jack MacGowran is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Dublin (city), Actors from Dublin (city) and 20th-century Irish male actors.


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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

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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Jack MacGowran54 LibraActor
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Tara MariaFemale6th November, 196453 years oldAileen Gloria Nugent


The Exorcist1973Burke DenningsMovie
Banacek1972Michele LanierTV Show
The Shadow of a Gunman1972Seumas ShieldsTV Movie
King Lear1971FoolMovie
Sunrise on Beckett Mountain1971Unnamed ManTV Movie
A Day at the Beach1970The CollectorMovie
Start the Revolution Without Me1970JacquesMovie
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go1970Leo Zimmerman (as Jack McGowran)Movie
Age of Consent1969Nat KellyMovie
My Partner the Ghost1969Joe HudsonTV Show
Parkin's Patch1969Danny SheaTV Show
Wonderwall1968Prof. Oscar CollinsMovie
The Champions1968Banner B. BannerTV Show
How I Won the War1967JuniperMovie
The Fearless Vampire Killers1967Professor AbronsiusMovie
ITV Playhouse1967Cheese & Egg [C.E.PettyTV Show
Sanctuary1967Kevin MoriartyTV Show
Half Hour Story1967AlecTV Show
Eh, Joe?1966TV Show
The Stable Door1966Movie
Beginning to End1966Movie
Doctor Zhivago1965PetyaMovie
Lord Jim1965RobinsonMovie
Young Cassidy1965ArchieMovie
BBC Play of the Month1965TrinculoTV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965CoatesTV Show
Gideon C.I.D.1964'Happy' RodenTV Show
Secret Agent1964Shorty PrattTV Show
The Wednesday Play1964Brother MichaelTV Show
Theatre 6251964Jeremiah HudsonTV Show
Thursday Theatre1964FatherTV Show
The Ceremony1963O'BrianMovie
Tom Jones1963PartridgeMovie
Espionage1963Matt YoughalTV Show
Sergeant Cork1963DrummerTV Show
First Night1963KellyTV Show
24-Hour Call1963JoeyMovie
Night Creatures1962Frightened ManMovie
The Brain1962FurberMovie
Z Cars1962FentonTV Show
Mix Me a Person1962Terence (as Jack Macgowran)Movie
Two and Two Make Six1962Night PorterMovie
Zero One1962LonnieTV Show
The Avengers1961Professor PooleTV Show
Drama 61-671961Herbert ReynoldsTV Show
Time Remembered1961The Taxl-DriverMovie
Danger Man1960Launcelot PriorTV Show
Armchair Mystery Theatre1960Albert BradyTV Show
Chance Meeting1959Postman (as Jack Macgowran)Movie
The Giant Behemoth1959Dr. Sampson, the Paleontologist (as Jack McGowran)Movie
Darby O'Gill and the Little People1959Phadrig OgeMovie
The Boy and the Bridge1959Market PorterMovie
Probation Officer1959Long-EarsTV Show
The Rough and Ready Lot1959Captain KellyTV Movie
A Christmas Journey1959StrangerTV Movie
Rooney1958Joe O'ConnorMovie
She Didn't Say No!1958William BatesMovie
The Rising of the Moon1957Mickey J. - the poitín maker (1st Episode)Movie
Stowaway Girl1957TommyMovie
Educated Evans1957Tim CooleyTV Show
Overseas Press Club - Exclusive!1957Jimmy WalshTV Show
Panic in the Parlor1956Toddy (uncredited)Movie
Armchair Theatre1956TV Show
Raiders of the River1956Alf Barber (as Jack McGowran)Movie
ITV Play of the Week1955Huish, Mike Duffy, The ButlerTV Show
Sailor of Fortune1955Sean, Sean - Irish Deck Hand, Sean, Irish Deck HandTV Show
The Prince and the Pauper1955Patch EyeMovie
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Phadrig OgeTV Show
Time Bomb1953Bearded Man in Hostel (uncredited)Movie
The Titfield Thunderbolt1953Vernon Crump (as Jack McGowran)Movie
The Quiet Man1952Ignatius Feeney (as Jack McGowran)Movie
The Gentle Gunman1952Patsy McGuire (as Jack McGowran)Movie
No Resting Place1951Billy KyleMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Crampsey, Eben, a pedlar, Michael DonovanTV Show
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