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    Originally posted on BBC.com
    Avengers star Patrick Macnee dies

    Actor Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers TV series, has died in California at the age of 93.

    The Briton, best known for playing John Steed in the 1960s television series, died at home with his family at his bedside, his son Rupert said.

    Macnee also played roles in theatre, appearing on Broadway, and served in the Royal Navy during World War Two.

    A statement on the actor's website read: "Wherever he went, he left behind a trove of memories."

    "Patrick Macnee was a popular figure in the television industry", the statement said. "He was at home wherever in the world he found himself. He had a knack for making friends, and keeping them."

    He died peacefully at his home in California's Rancho Mirage on Thursday, Rupert said.

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When I was young we never, ever missed the Avengers. The epitome of cool in the day.



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    Originally posted by DrDirt
    When I was young we never, ever missed the Avengers. The epitome of cool in the day.


I remember catching episodes of The Avengers on CBS Late Night (along with Seattle SuperSonics playoff/championship games) back in my youth.

I also enjoyed his work as Count Iblis in Battlestar Galactica.

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