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Noel Behn (1928–1998)

Noel Behn was born on January 6, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Noel Ira Behn. He was a writer and actor, known for The Brink's Job (1978), The Kremlin Letter (1970) and Tattinger's (1988). He died on July 27, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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  Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (teleplay by - 5 episodes, 1993 - 1996) (story by - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (written by - 1 episode, 1998)
- Truth Will Out (1999) ... (story by)
- Lies and Other Truths (1998) ... (written by)
- The True Test (1996) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Stakeout (1996) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- A Model Citizen (1994) ... (teleplay by)
 1989 Tattinger's (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Broken Windows (1989)
 1978 The Brink's Job (book "Big Stick Up At Brink's")
 1970 The Kremlin Letter (novel "The Kremlin Letter")
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 1988 Another Woman
Engagement Party Guest
 1980 Stardust Memories
Doug Orkin
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 1999 Oz (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Napoleon's Boney Parts (1999) ... (in memory of)
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 1989 Tattinger's (TV Series)
- Wall Street Blues (1989) ... Himself
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 August 1970 (1970) ... Himself

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Author of seven books, including "The Kremlin Letter" and "The Big Stick-up at Brinks'"

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Asked why he insisted that most so-called spy novels are really detective novels, Behn said, "In a detective novel, the hero solves a crime; in a spy novel, the hero commits one."


Novelist, screenwriter, stage producer and raconteur. Best known for his novel "The Kremlin Letter", which drew on his experiences working for U.S. Army Counterintelligence. During the 1950's and 60's, he was the producing director for the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York. He also accounted for one quarter of a distinguished intellectual foursome inhabiting the same 57th Street building (the ... See more »

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