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Patrick Macnee Biography

Birth Name:
Daniel Patrick Macnee
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • His father trained racehorses; his mother was a niece of the Earl of Huntingdon
  • Was a classmate of actor Christopher Lee at boarding school; the two died within a couple of weeks of each other in June 2015
  • Was expelled from college for being a bookie
  • Served during WWII in the Royal Navy
  • Became a U
  • S
  • citizen in 1959
  • His 1964 song "Kinky Boots" (recorded with actress Honor Blackman) became a top 10 British single in 1990
  • Appeared in The Pretenders video "Don't Get Me Wrong" and in the Oasis video "Don't Look Back in Anger
  • " Authored an autobiography (Blind in One Ear) and several books about his TV series The Avengers