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T. P. McKenna

Born in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland, Thomas Patrick 'T. P.' McKenna was a distinguished character actor of film and TV and a prolific stage actor. He made his stage debut in "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams at the Pike Theatre in Dublin in 1954 and his film debut in the 1960 film The Night Fighters. Film credits included Straw Dogs, Ulysses, Perfect Friday, Villain, The Charge of the Light Brigade, Red Scorpion and Valmont, whilst his TV credits included Bleak House, Inspector Morse, Doctor Who, Casualty, Ballykissangel and Lovejoy.

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Sep 7, 1929 In Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Libertine 2004-09-16
Known For
Poster of The Libertine
Poster of Napoleon and Love
Poster of Straw Dogs
Poster of Doctor Who
Movie The Libertine Black Rod 2004-09-16
Movie Mantrap: Straw Dogs—The Final Cut 2003-03-08
Movie The Boys from County Clare The Announcer 2003-09-12
Movie Longitude Edmund Burke 2000-01-02
Movie Monarch Henry VIII 2000-10-08
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Series Kings in Grass Castles Lord Dunraven 1998-03-28
Series Scarlet and Black Marquis de la Mole 1993-10-31
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie Shoot To Kill Chief Constable Sir John Harmon 1990-06-03
Movie Valmont Baron 1989-11-17
Movie Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy Captain Cook 1989-01-04
Movie Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery Dr. Grahame 1989-12-25
Movie Pascali's Island Dr. Hogan 1988-07-22
Series Jack the Ripper O'Connor 1988-10-11
Movie Red Scorpion General Vortek 1987-05-07
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Strong Medicine Dr. Sweeting 1986-01-01
Series Casualty Arthur Jackson 1986-09-06
Series Bleak House Unknown 1985-04-10
Movie Moving on the Edge Liam 1984-03-06
Movie Memed My Hawk Dursan 1984-05-10
Movie The Scarlet and the Black Himmler 1983-02-02
Movie To the Lighthouse Augustus Carmichael 1983-03-22
Series Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime Unknown 1983-10-09
Movie Crimes Unknown 1982-04-13
Movie Britannia Hospital Theatre Surgeon 1982-05-27
Movie The Outsider John Russell 1980-06-02
Movie Silver Dream Racer Bank Manager 1980-06-13
Movie Pasmore Helen's husband 1980-10-21
Series Lady Killers Unknown 1980-07-20
Series Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Series Blake's 7 Sarkoff 1978-01-02
Series Holocaust Blobel 1978-04-16
Movie A Child's Voice Ainsley Rupert Macreadie 1978-10-13
Movie A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Simon Dedalus 1977-09-01
Series Target Unknown 1977-09-09
Series Beasts Dick Pummery 1976-10-16
Series The Duchess of Duke Street Unknown 1976-09-04
Movie Stones Harvey Fenton-Jones 1976-10-27
Series The Venturers Unknown 1975-01-07
Series The Sweeney Det. Supt. Grant 1975-01-02
Series Looking for Clancy Unknown 1975-05-24
Movie All Creatures Great and Small Soames 1975-07-27
Series Quiller Unknown 1975-08-29
Series Rumpole of the Bailey Unknown 1975-12-17
Movie The Changeling 1974-01-20
Series Napoleon and Love Unknown 1974-03-05
Series Fall of Eagles Count Conrad von Hotzendorf 1974-03-15
Series Father Brown Unknown 1974-09-26
Movie Lady Killer Jack Hardisty 1973-01-18
Series Thriller Unknown 1973-03-14
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Movie Percy Meet The People Compere 1971-02-18
Movie Straw Dogs Major John Scott 1971-12-23
Movie Villain Frank Fletcher 1971-05-26
Series Jason King Unknown 1971-09-15
Movie The Beast in the Cellar Det. Chief Sup. Paddick 1970-08-01
Movie 5th Day of Peace Nick 1970-09-09
Movie Perfect Friday Smith 1970-11-10
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade William Russel 1968-04-10
Series Callan Unknown 1967-07-08
Movie Ulysses Buck Mulligan 1967-03-14
Series Man in a Suitcase Unknown 1967-09-27
Movie Deirdre 1965-01-01
Movie Ferry Cross the Mersey Jack Hanson 1965-02-10
Movie Young Cassidy Tom 1965-02-25
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie Downfall Unknown 1964-01-01
Movie Girl with Green Eyes The Priest 1964-05-14
Series Doctor Who Unknown 1963-11-23
Series Dr. Finlay's Casebook Unknown 1962-08-16
Movie The Quare Fellow Walsh 1962-10-02
Series The Saint Tony 1962-10-04
Movie Freedom to Die Mike 1961-01-01
Series The Avengers Grant 1961-01-07
Movie The Siege of Sidney Street Lapidos 1960-10-11
Series No Hiding Place Unknown 1959-09-16
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24