Actor, Producer. The son of a member of the RAF, he studied drama, gaining experience on the repertory stage, appearing in a production of “Pygmalion” (1974). During that period, he began appearing on British TV in the series “Hawkeye, the Pathfinder” and made his movie debut in the suspenseful picture “Juggernaut” (1974). More substantial roles followed in “Death on the Nile” (1978) and “The Sword and the Sorcerer” (1982). MacCorkindale will be best remembered by American audiences for his part as Greg Reardon on the TV series “Falcon Crest” (1984 to 1986). During the late-1980s, he began producing, but remained an active performer, with a recurring role as Harry Harper in the TV series “Casualty”. He was married to actress Susan George. He died following a lengthy battle with cancer.
- February, 12, 1952
- October, 14, 2010