Appeared in Andrew Sachs' and Jim Parker's "Made in Heaven," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England, with Patricia Routledge
, Michael Bates, Tony Robinson, Kenneth Nelson and Jeremy Sinden in the cast. Wendy Toye
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Patrick & Diana | Patrick MacNee | Patrick McNee
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on Laurence Olivier
's performance in Sleuth
(1972)] The thing about Olivier, he was too big, you see? He was trying to be a little like that man should be, which is a little sort of upper class, probably a repressed homosexual. I think that the wife obviously led him a pretty dance. Olivier missed all of these points. I was rather good at that because I was able to get all of the subtlety out of...
He was born to a wealthy and extraordinarily eccentric family. As his father (Daniel Macnee), a race horse trainer, drank and gambled the family's money away, his mother (Dorothea Mary Henry) took young Patrick to live with her lover, Evelyn, in a huge mansion in southern England, where he wore kilts until the age of 11.
Chilly but mellifluous voice, often used to menacing effect