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Date of Birth 28 June 1909London, England, UK
Date of Death 22 October 1998London, England, UK  (natural causes)
Birth NameEric Clifford Ambler

Mini Bio (1)

Eric Ambler was born on June 28, 1909 in London, England as Eric Clifford Ambler. He was a writer and producer, known for The Way Ahead (1944), A Night to Remember (1958) and Topkapi (1964). He was married to Joan Harrison and Louise Smith Crombie. He died on October 22, 1998 in London.

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Joan Harrison (11 October 1958 - 14 August 1994) (her death)
Louise Smith Crombie (5 October 1939 - 1958) (divorced)

Trivia (2)

Author of 21 books, including "Epitaph for a Spy" (1938), "The Mask of Dimitrios" (1939), "Journey into Fear" (1940) and "The Schirmer Inheritance" (1953).
British author of espionage thrillers, often set in unglamorous locations and featuring anti-heroes. His work served as inspiration for later specialists in the genre, notably Len Deighton and John Le Carré.

Personal Quotes (1)

International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood.

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