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Richard Helms (1913–2002)

Richard Helms was born on March 30, 1913 in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard McGarrah Helms. He was married to Cynthia McKelvie and Julia Bretzman Shields. He died on October 22, 2002 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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 2003 CIA: Secret Wars (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Dark Side of the Moon (TV Movie)
 2002 The Story of USS Liberty (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series)
Himself - Director of Central Intelligence 1966-1973
- Cold War: Inside the CIA ... Himself - Director of Central Intelligence 1966-1973
 1997 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 20 October 1997 (1997) ... Himself - Guest
 1994 Watergate (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (CIA director)
 1993 Frontline (TV Series documentary)
Himself - CIA Director
- Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? (1993) ... Himself - CIA Director
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 2011 King Kennedy (Documentary) (post-production)
 2011 Santiago Files (Documentary)
 2007 The War on Democracy (Documentary)
 1995 Nixon
Himself - Leaning Forward to Testify (uncredited)
 1992 The JFK Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary)
 1987 Inside the CIA (Documentary)
 1975 World in Action (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Former CIA Director
- The Rise and Fall of the C.I.A.: Part 3 (1975) ... Himself - Former CIA Director

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