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Francis Patrick "Pat" Roach (19 May 1937 - 17 July 2004) was an English professional wrestler, stuntman and actor.

He practiced competitive wrestling with the moniker of "Bomber" Roach, and at one time held titles in both the British and European Heavyweight Wrestling Championships. He also ran a gymnasium and a used appliance business in Birmingham.

Due to his height (6 ft 5 in / 1.96 m) and imposing stature, he was employed in villainous roles in a string of popular 1980s movies, mostly as The Dragon, The Brute or Giant Mook. His cinematic potential was first noticed by Stanley Kubrick, who hired him to play a bouncer at the Korova Milk Bar in A Clockwork Orange and Toole in Barry Lyndon.

Not to be confused with Canadian actor Patrick Roach.

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