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Tony Mendez (Character)
from Argo (2012)

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Argo -- As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
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Argo -- As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Argo -- Featurette: Sensational

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Alternate Names:
Tony Medez in 'Argo'

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  1. "Mysteries at the Museum"
        - The Dance That Seduced a City, Vanishing Lake, Mysterious Death of Bugsy Seigel (2013) TV episode, Played by Merritt Matthew Chase
  2. Argo (2012) Played by Ben Affleck
  3. "Late Show with David Letterman"
    ... aka "Late Show Backstage" - USA (title for episodes with guest hosts)
    ... aka "The Late Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Gwyneth Paltrow/American Idiot (2010) TV episode, Played by Tony Mendez
Archive Footage:
  1. "Chelsea Lately"
        - Episode #6.153 (2012) TV episode, Played by Ben Affleck (as Tony Medez in 'Argo')
  2. Rescued from Tehran: We Were There (2012) (V) Played by Ben Affleck

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From Argo (2012)
Tony Mendez: "The Minister of Culture and Guidance has approved your location scout. He will send his representative to meet you and your crew at the Khayyam entrance to the Grand Bazaar tomorrow at 3 p.m."
Jack O'Donnell: They called your bluff.
Tony Mendez: Maybe they're cooperating.
Jack O'Donnell: Absolutely not. Seven Americans walking the bazaar is asking for a riot. It's the hive.
Tony Mendez: Seven Canadians, Jack.
Jack O'Donnell: Never give them multiple shots at a cover. Are they even ready?
Tony Mendez: They're getting there.
Jack O'Donnell: There's no prize for most improved.
Tony Mendez: I don't have a choice. We say no, they show up at the residence and drag everyone out at gunpoint. How well do you think their covers are gonna hold up while they're getting their fingernails pulled out?
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