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Also Known As: Daniel Patrick Macnee Died:
Born: February 6, 1922 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actor

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This English actor is perhaps best known as the elegantly witty, bowler-hatted and rather dandified secret agent John Steed in the swinging 1960s TV series "The Avengers" (1960-65 in the UK; 1966-69 in the USA), a role he briefly reprised in the late 70s on CBS' "The New Avengers" (1978-80).

This English actor is perhaps best known as the elegantly witty, bowler-hatted and rather dandified secret agent John Steed in the swinging 1960s TV series "The Avengers" (1960-65 in the UK; 1966-69 in the USA), a role he briefly reprised in the late 70s on CBS' "The New Avengers" (1978-80).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Avengers, The (1998) Voice Of Invisible Jones
2.
 Thunder in Paradise (1993) Edward Whitaker
3.
 Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992) Sir Wilfred
4.
5.
 Masque of the Red Death, The (1989) Machiavel
6.
 Sorry, Wrong Number (1989) Nigel Evans
7.
 Return of Sam McCloud, The (1989) Tom Jamison
8.
 Lobster Man From Mars (1989) Professor Plocostomos
9.
 Transformations (1988)
10.
 Waxwork (1988) Sir Wilfred
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Milestones close milestones

1940:
Stage acting debut in "When We Are Married"
1941:
Made London debut playing Laurie in version of "Little Women"; also toured with show
1942:
Served in the British Royal Navy as first lieutenant
1945:
Feature film debut in "Colonel Blimp"
1947:
TV debut playing Laertes in BBC production of "Hamlet"
1956:
Had early appearance on US TV with guest spot on "Star Tonight" (ABC)
:
Played Jonathan Steed in the TV series "The Avengers" (broadcast in the USA on ABC from 1966-1969)
1970:
TV-movie debut, "Mister Jerico" (ABC)
1972:
Broadway debut, "Sleuth"; later toured USA
1978:
Appeared in the syndicated miniseries "Evening in Byzantium"
:
Reprised the role of John Steed in the CBS series "The New Avengers"
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Appeared in the Australian TV series "For the Term of His Natural Life"
:
Co-starred in "Gavilan" (NBC)
1984:
Was regular on the CBS series "Empire"
1985:
Hosted the anthological "Tales From the Darkside" feature film
1985:
Cast as Sir Geoffrey on the short-lived ABC series "Lime Street"
1992:
Played Dr. Watson in two "Sherlock Holmes" syndicated telefeatures
1998:
Made cameo appearance in the big screen version of "The Avengers"
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Education

Summerfields Preparatory School: -
Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art: -

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wife:
Barbara Douglas. Married in November 1942; divorced in 1956.
wife:
Kate Woodville. Actor. Married in 1965; divorced in 1969.
wife:
Baba Majos de Nagyzsenye. Married in February 1988.

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father:
Daniel Macnee. Horse trainer.
mother:
Dorothea Mary Macnee.
son:
Rupert Macnee. Mother, Barbara Douglas.
daughter:
Jenny Macnee. Mother, Barbara Douglas.
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Bibliography close complete biography

"Blind In One Ear: The Avenger Returns" Harrap
"The Avengers and Me" HarperCollins

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