He acted in Anthony Shaffer's play, "Sleuth," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jordan Christopher in the cast.
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Patrick & Diana | Patrick MacNee | Patrick McNee
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on the screenwriters of The Avengers
(1961)] There was no good writing, there was no clever dialogue. Di [Diana] Rigg and I used to write all our scenes because it was so badly written. They were written as rather ordinary thrillers, to be honest. The writers chose very clever topics, like having a robot man way before people thought of robots, etc. But what we really did, and I say 'we' ...
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