T. P. McKenna

T. P. McKenna

  • Born on
    • September 7th, 1929
  • Died on
    • February 13th, 2011
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.


Acting (20 Credits)

2004The Libertine as Black Rod
2003The Boys & Girl from County Clare as The Announcer
2000Longitude as Edmund Burke
1989Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery as Dr. Grahame
1989Valmont as Baron
1988Red Scorpion as General Vortek
1988Pascali's Island as Dr. Hogan
1988Jack the Ripper as O'Connor
1983The Scarlet and the Black as Himmler
1982Britannia Hospital as Theatre Surgeon
1980Silver Dream Racer as Bank Manager
1975All Creatures Great and Small as Soames
1971Straw Dogs as Major John Scott
1971The Beast in the Cellar as Det. Chief Sup. Paddick
1971Villain as Frank Fletcher
1970Perfect Friday as Smith
1968The Charge of the Light Brigade as William Russel
1967Ulysses as Buck Mulligan
1965Young Cassidy as Tom
1964Girl with Green Eyes as The Priest

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