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Reginald "Leo" McKern, AO (16 March 1920 – 23 July 2002) was an Australian actor who appeared in numerous British and Australian television programmes and films, and in more than 200 stage roles. Notable roles he portrayed include Clang in Help! (1965), Thomas Cromwell in A Man for All Seasons (1966), Tom Ryan in Ryan's Daughter (1970), Paddy Button in The Blue Lagoon (1980), Father Imperius in Ladyhawke (1985) and, in the role that made him a household name as an actor, Horace Rumpole, whom he played in Rumpole of the Bailey. He also portrayed Carl Bugenhagen in the first and second installment of the The Omen trilogy.

Age: 82 (age at death)
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: Rumpole of the Bailey


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1999 Molokai Bishop Maigret
1996 Circles of Deceit: Sleeping Dogs Alexander Petrov
1995 Dad and Dave: On Our Selection Dad Rudd
1994 Good King Wenceslas Duke Phillip
1987 Travelling North Frank
1985 Ladyhawke Imperius
1985 Murder with Mirrors Inspector Curry
1985 Screen One Cyril
1985 Theatre Night Halvard Solness
1985 Screen Two Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
1984 The Chain Thomas


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Nominated for 7 Awards | Won 4


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