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Jack MacGowran

Jack MacGowran

Born in Dublin, Ireland on 13th October 1918. Died in 1973 aged 54 years old.
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Jack MacGowran was an actor with a career spanning 22 years, from 1951 to 1973, starting at the age of 33. His first film was No Resting Place and his last film was The Exorcist. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Comedy genres.

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Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
The Exorcist poster The Exorcist
as Burke Dennings
1973 2h 2m
Start the Revolution Without Me poster Start the Revolution Without Me 1970 1h 30m
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go poster The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go 1970 1h 29m
Age of Consent poster Age of Consent 1969 1h 48m
How I Won the War poster How I Won the War 1967 1h 49m
The Fearless Vampire Killers poster The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967 1h 48m
Doctor Zhivago poster Doctor Zhivago 1965 3h 20m
Young Cassidy poster Young Cassidy 1965 1h 50m
Tom Jones poster Tom Jones 1963 2h 8m
Captain Clegg poster Captain Clegg 1962 1h 22m
Darby O'Gill and the Little People poster Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 1h 33m
I Captured the King of the Leprechauns poster I Captured the King of the Leprechauns 1959 49m
The Giant Behemoth poster The Giant Behemoth 1959 1h 20m
Plex Channel
Manuela poster Manuela 1957 1h 33m
The Quiet Man poster The Quiet Man 1952 2h 9m
No Resting Place poster No Resting Place 1951 1h 20m

Regularly Credited With

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Sean Connery
2 films together
Sydney Bromley
Sydney Bromley
2 films together
Julie Christie's profile
Julie Christie
2 films together
Ronald Lacey
Ronald Lacey
2 films together
James Mason's profile
James Mason
2 films together
James O’Hara
James O’Hara
2 films together
Hugh Griffith
Hugh Griffith
2 films together
Clarissa Kaye-Mason
Clarissa Kaye-Mason
2 films together
Edith Evans
Edith Evans
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
15% Drama
+ 48 more
His Top Years
19% 1959
+ 10 more
Top Character Types
100% Director
Role Type
100% Minor

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Jack MacGowran FAQ

How old was Jack MacGowran when he died?

54 years old.

When was Jack MacGowran born?

13th October 1918

Where was Jack MacGowran born?

Dublin, Ireland

Has Jack MacGowran won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Jack MacGowran won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Jack MacGowran?

He was Caucasian.