Leo McKern

Born: 16 March 1920, Sydney, NSW
Died: 23 July 2002, Bath

Highlighted works

  • Country

    A commanding and incisive analysis of class power, directed by Richard Eyre.

  • A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons

    Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More falls foul of King Henry VIII in Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Robert Bolt’s stage success.

  • Ryan's Daughter

    Ryan's Daughter

    Despite a harsh critical response at the time of its release, Ryan’s Daughter is a triumph of sensual storytelling by David Lean.

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