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Patrick O’Connell

Patrick O'Connell
Patrick O’Connell

Patrick O’Connell was born in 1934 in Dublin.   He was brought up in Birmingham and studied drama in Londonat RADA.   He won great acclainm for his portryal of Edward Hammond in television’s long-running “The Brothers”.   His film appearances include “Cromwell”, “The Hunting Party”and “The McKenzie Break”.   Patrick O’Connell is now retired from acting.

His “Wikipedia” entry:
Patrick O’Connell (born, January 29, 1934 in Dublin) is a retired Irish actor known for numerous performances on UK television and in films.

He was brought up in Birmingham, England and after working in the office of a department store he trained as an actor at RADA. He then appeared in repertory theatre, at the Royal Court Theatre and with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

His television appearances include Fraud Squad as (Detective Inspector Gamble), Dixon of Dock Green, The Brothers (as Edward Hammond), Yes Minister, The Professionals, We’ll Meet Again, The Bill, Inspector Morse, Peak Practice, Dangerfield and As Time Goes By.

His film roles include The Shooting Party, The Human Factor, The McKenzie Break (as Sergeant Major Cox) and Cromwell.

He is also an artist known for his paintings and drawings.



Anyone who knows me are aware that I am a bit of a movie buff. Over the past few years I have been collecting signed photographs of my favourite actors.

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