The Prisoner

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Patrick McGoohan (Number Six) is the only actor to appear in all 17 episodes. In second place is Angelo Muscat (The Butler) who appeared in every episode except for Living in Harmony and The Girl Who Was Death.
It is believed by some people that Number Six (Patrick McGoohan) is in fact the same character, John Drake, that the actor played on both series of Danger Man from 1960 to 1968, however McGoohan has always denied this. On the other hand, George Markstein claimed that Number Six was in fact Drake until his death in 1987.
Leo McKern and Colin Gordon are the only actors to portray Number Two in more than one episode. McKern appeared in the role three times, in The Chimes of Big Ben, Once Upon A Time and Fall Out whereas Gordon did so twice, in A. B. and C. and The General.
Patrick McGoohan (Number Six), Angelo Muscat (The Butler) and Peter Swanwick (The Supervisor) are the only actors to appear in both the first episode, Arrival, and the finale, Fall Out.
In total, seventeen different credited actors and actresses played the various Number Twos in the series. In addition to these, two uncredited actors, one male and one female, played the role in It's Your Funeral. Below is a complete list:
-Guy Doleman (Arrival)
-George Baker (Arrival)
-Leo McKern (The Chimes of Big Ben, Once Upon A Time, Fall Out)
-Colin Gordon (A. B. and C., The General)
-Eric Portman (Free for All)
-Rachel Herbert (Free for All)
-Anton Rodgers (The Schizoid Man)
-Georgina Cookson (Many Happy Returns)
-Mary Morris (Dance of the Dead)
-Peter Wyngarde (Checkmate)
-Patrick Cargill (Hammer into Anvil)
-Derren Nesbitt (It's Your Funeral)
-Andre Van Gysegham (It's Your Funeral)
-John Sharp (A Change of Mind)
-Clifford Evans (Do Not Forsake Me Of My Darling)
-David Bauer (Living in Harmony)
-Kenneth Griffith (The Girl Who Was Death)

Of these, only Herbert, Wyngarde and Nesbitt are still alive.

Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Spy/Espionage | Thriller
Status: Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Sundays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Premiere: October 01, 1967
Ended: February 04, 1968
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Gus (Challenge)