Withnail & I - Paul McGann

Portrait of Paul McGann by Murray Close

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Hired, fired and hired again, Paul McGann was forced to loose his Scouse accent before he managed to secure the part.

Other actors who were approached to play the part of Marwood include:
• Kenneth Branagh
• Michael Maloney (who allegedly turned the part down due to the script being anti-gay, anti-black and anti-Irish)