Leo McKern

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Leo was born under the official name McKern, Reginald on March 16th, 1920. He died on July 23rd, 2002 in Bath, Somerset, England, UK (following a long illness). He has been a credited actor since the 1965 film Help!.

Leo was a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in five films including: the 1985 adventure film Ladyhawke as the character Imperius, the 1980 adventure movie The Blue Lagoon playing Paddy Button and the 1970 drama release Ryan's Daughter cast as Thomas Ryan.

His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1980 adventure film The Blue Lagoon, which brought in $59,000,000 at the box office.

Leo has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than one pictorials and featured in ten magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.

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Leo McKern


Father of actress Abigail McKern , and of Harriet.
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