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Victor Canning (1911–1986)

Victor Canning was born on June 16, 1911 in Plymouth, Devon, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Family Plot (1976), Golden Salamander (1950) and The Assassin (1952). He died on February 21, 1986 in Cirencester, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Family Plot
Family Plot Writer
(1976)
Golden Salamander
(1950)
The Assassin
The Assassin Writer
(1952)
Shark
Shark Writer
(1969)

Filmography

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 1976 Family Plot (novel "The Rainbird Pattern")
 1975 The Runaways (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Mannix (TV Series) (novel "Bird of Prey" - 2 episodes)
- Bird of Prey: Part 2 (1975) ... (novel "Bird of Prey")
- Bird of Prey: Part 1 (1975) ... (novel "Bird of Prey")
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cuculus Canorus (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1970 Codename (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Alpha Men (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 Shark (novel "His Bones Are Coral")
 1968 The Limbo Line (novel)
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Spot (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Verräter (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1967) ... (novel)
- Zweiter Teil (1967) ... (novel)
- Erster Teil (1967) ... (novel)
 1967 This Way for Murder (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 The Scorpio Letters (TV Movie) (novel)
 1966-1967 The Rat Catchers (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Death in Madeira (1966)
 1966 Breaking Point (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Das ganz große Ding (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drama '65: Come in to My Parlour (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 Contract to Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Time for Killing (1965) ... (writer)
- Man in the Photograph (1965) ... (writer)
- Voice from the Past (1965) ... (writer)
- Interlude in Rome (1965) ... (writer)
- Death in Cologne (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Masquerade (novel "Castle Minerva")
 1964 Curtain of Fear (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Regan Solution (1964) ... (writer)
- The Shand Solution (1964) ... (writer)
- The Linton Compact (1964) ... (writer)
- The Tannikov Dilemma (1964) ... (writer)
- The Liebert Question (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Promise to Kill (1964) ... (writer)
- The King's Business (1964) ... (writer)
- The Proxy (1964) ... (writer)
- Time of Danger (1964) ... (writer)
- The King Shall Die (1964) ... (writer)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (play - 1 episode, 1962)
- Double Stakes (1963)
- Miracle on Mano (1962) ... (play)
 1959 The House of the Seven Hawks (novel "The House of the Seven Flies")
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Man on a Bicycle (1959) ... (story)
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Disappearing Trick (1958) ... (story)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Smuggler (1957) ... (original story)
 1956 A Man on the Beach (Short) (story "Chance At the Wheel")
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Smuggler (1955) ... (original story)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Trust a Lady (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 The Assassin (novel) / (screenplay)
 1950 Spy Hunt (novel "Panther's Moon")
 1950 Golden Salamander (novel)
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Novel: "Young Man on a Bicycle and Other Stories" (aka "Oasis Nine"). See more »
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Commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1941, seconded to anti-aircraft units in the south of England. In 1943, he was sent to North Africa and took part in the Allied invasion of Sicily and Italy. He was demobilised in 1946 with the rank of major. See more »

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