Patrick McGoohan, who starred in the TV classics Danger Man (aka “Secret Agent Man”) and The Prisoner has died in Los Angeles at the age of 80.
He died Tuesday after a short illness.
McGoohan won a pair of Emmy Awards for his work on the detective series Columbo starring Peter Falk.
In film, his best known role was King Edward Longshanks in the 1995 film Braveheart.
The 1967 cult smash The Prisoner is due to return to TV in an update.