(January 24 to February 20, 1972) He acted in the plays, "McKenna/MacGowran: 'Here Are Ladies," by Joyce, Shaw, O'Casey, Yeats, Synge, Stephens, Beckett, etc. and "The Works of Beckett," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Sean Kenny was director. Jack MacGowran adapted the text. Samuel Beckett was ...
Jack MacGowan | Jack Macgowran | Jack McGowran
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on working with Roman Polanski]: Both "Cul-de-Sac" and "Dance Of The Vampires" suffered from awkward translations of the original French scripts. After we had struggled on for a while, Roman said, "Throw away the script and say what you want to say." In my opening scene in "Cul-de-Sac", where I am marooned in the flooded car, I originally had a speech half-a-page long - completely unnecessary. I...
Shortly after completing his role in The Exorcist
(1973), he died in New York (he was appearing as Fluther in "The Plough and the Stars" with Siobhan McKenna
at the time).