Friday, June 26, 2015

Patrick Macnee: R.I.P.

Patrick Macnee, star of the 1960s Avengers TV series, died yesterday at the age of 93.

Best known for playing John Steed in the 1960s television spy show, died at home with his family at his bedside, his son Rupert said. Macnee, who served in the Royal Navy during World War Two, also played roles in theatre, appearing on Broadway.

Avengers co-star Dame Diana Rigg paid tribute, saying: "Patrick was a very dear man and I owe him a great deal". A statement on Mcnee's website read: "Wherever he went, he left behind a trove of memories."

Read the NYT Obituary Here.


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