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Dieter Dengler (1938–2001)

Dieter Dengler was born on May 22, 1938 in Wildberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He was married to Yukiko Ichihashi, Irene Lam and Marina Adamich. He died on February 7, 2001 in Mill Valley, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

We Can Keep You Forever
We Can Keep You Forever Himself - Former Pathet Lao Prisoner
(1988)
The Ed Sullivan Show
(1966)
I've Got a Secret
I've Got a Secret Himself - Contestant
(1967)

Filmography

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 1997 Little Dieter Needs to Fly (Documentary)
Himself
 1988 We Can Keep You Forever (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Former Pathet Lao Prisoner
 1967 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 30 January 1967 (1967) ... Himself - Contestant
 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #20.2 (1966) ... Himself (as Dieter Dentler)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book "Escape from Laos", paperback, Presidio Pr, ISBN 089141293X

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dieter Dentler
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On January 30, 1967, he appeared on I've Got a Secret (1952). His secret, as told to host Steve Allen, was that he had escaped from a POW camp in Laos. During his appearance, both of his hands were wrapped in large bandages or casts, and he explained that he had cut his tendons by falling through a sheet of plate glass. See more »

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