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Jeremiah Denton (1924–2014)

Jeremiah Denton was born on July 15, 1924 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Jeremiah Andrew Denton Jr. He is known for his work on When Hell Was in Session (1979), Return with Honor (1998) and Crashing the Party (2009). He was married to Mary Belle Bordone and Kathryn Jane Maury. He died on March 28, 2014 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Return with Honor
Crashing the Party
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 1979 When Hell Was in Session (TV Movie) (book)
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 1979 When Hell Was in Session (TV Movie) (technical advisor)
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 2009 Crashing the Party (Documentary)
 2000 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- Return with Honor (2000) ... Himself
 1998 Return with Honor (Documentary)
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 2015 The Seventies (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Prisoner of War
- Peace with Honor (2015) ... Himself - Prisoner of War
 2015 The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton (TV Movie documentary)
 2014 Inside Edition (TV Series documentary)
- Jeremiah Denton Memorial Service (2014) ... Himself
 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)

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While serving as a US Navy pilot during the Vietnam War, he was shot down and spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war. During one press conference staged by his captors, he successfully sent a message home by blinking his eyes in Morse code. He retired as a rear admiral. See more »

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