Jack MacGowran

Biography

John Joseph "Jack" MacGowran (October 13, 1918 – January 31, 1973) was an Irish character actor, whose last film role was as the alcoholic director Burke Dennings in The Exorcist. He was probably best known for his work with Samuel Beckett.

22 titles Acting

8.0

The Exorcist

1973 · Burke Dennings

6.7

A Day at the Beach

1972 · Collector

3.5

The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go

1970 · Leo Zimmerman

6.6

Start the Revolution Without Me

1970 · Jacques

6.5

Age of Consent

1969 · Nat Kelly

5.6

Wonderwall

1968 · Prof. Oscar Collins

5.8

How I Won the War

1967 · Juniper

7.2

The Fearless Vampire Killers

1967 · Professor Abronsius

7.2

Cul-de-sac

1966 · Albie

6.8

Lord Jim

1965 · Robinson

8.0

Doctor Zhivago

1965 · Petya

6.6

Young Cassidy

1965 · Archie

5.8

The Ceremony

1963 · O'Brian

6.6

Tom Jones

1963 · Partridge

6.5

Mix Me a Person

1962 · Terence

5.1

The Brain

1962 · Furber

6.8

Captain Clegg

1962 · Frightened Man

7.2

Darby O'Gill and the Little People

1959 · Phadrig Oge

6.9

Blind Date

1959 · Postman

5.8

The Giant Behemoth Behemoth, the Sea Monster

1959 · Dr. Sampson, the paleontologist

6.9

Rooney

1958 · Joe O'Connor

6.9

The Rising of the Moon

1957 · Mickey J. - the poitín maker (1st Episode)

6.7

Manuela

1957 · Tommy

6.8

Jacqueline

1956 · Campbell

7.8

The Quiet Man

1952 · Ignatius Feeney