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Jean Bruce (I) (1921–1963)


He died one month after the begining of the shooting of OSS 117 se déchaîne (1963). See more trivia »

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 2009 OSS 117: Lost in Rio (character)
 2006 OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (novel "OSS 117")
 1970 OSS 117 prend des vacances (novel "Vacances pour OSS117") / (screenplay)
 1968 OSS 117 - Double Agent (novel "Pas de roses pour OSS 117")
 1967 The Viscount (novel "Bonne mesure")
 1967 Singapore, Singapore (novel)
 1966 Mission to Tokyo (novel)
 1965 OSS 117: Mission for a Killer (novel "Dernier quart d'heure")
 1964 Panic in Bangkok (novel "Lila de Calcutta")
 1963 OSS 117 se déchaîne (novel)
 1960 Danger in the Middle East (novel "Document à vendre")
 1957 O.S.S. 117 n'est pas mort (novel)

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Novel: "OSS 117" (filmed as OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006))

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He created the spy hero Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, agent OSS 117, in 1949. He wrote 75 OSS 117 novels until his death in 1963. From 1966 to 1985, his wife Josette Bruce took over OSS 117 adventures and wrote 143 novels. Then in 1987, François Bruce (son of Jean Bruce) and Martine Bruce (daughter of Jean and Josette Bruce) published 24 novels. See more »

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