Milestones, Feb. 12, 1973

Died. Jack MacGowran, 54, Irish actor who, while moving from meager bit parts in Dublin's Abbey Theater to meaty roles in television, stage and film (as the fool in King Lear, the mad soldier in How I Won the War), earned his best notices interpreting the work of his playwright friends Sean O'Casey and Samuel Beckett; of heart disease; in Manhattan, where he was playing in O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars (TIME, Jan. 29).

Died. Thomas P. Brady, 69, Mississippi Supreme Court justice and ideologue of Southern white supremacists during the '50s; after heart...

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