Leo McKern

Australian-British actor

Reginald "Leo" McKern, AO (16 March 1920 – 23 July 2002) was an Australian actor. He was known for his roles as Horace Rumpole on the British television series Rumpole of the Bailey and Carl Bugenhagen in The Omen and its sequel.

Leo McKern

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McKern in Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Born
Reginald McKern

(1920-03-16)16 March 1920
Died23 July 2002(2002-07-23) (aged 82)
EducationSydney Technical High School
OccupationActor
Years active1944–1999
Spouse(s)
Jane Holland (m. 1946)
Children2, including Abigail McKern
AwardsAustralian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (1987)

He was also in Help! (1965), A Man for All Seasons (1966), Ryan's Daughter (1970), The Blue Lagoon (1980), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) and Ladyhawke (1985).

McKern died on 23 July 2002 at a nursing home in Bath, England from problems caused by diabetes at the age of 82.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Rumpole star McKern dies". BBC News. 2002-07-23. Retrieved 2022-03-21.

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