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John le Carré


He was born in Poole, Dorset in England on October 19th, 1931. He went to Sherborne School and, later, studied German literature for one year at University of Bern. Later, he went to Lincoln College, Oxford and graduated in Modern Languages. From 1956 to 1958, he taught at Eton and from 1959 to 1964, he was a member of the British Foreign Service ... See full bio »
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 2014 A Most Wanted Man (novel)
 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (novel)
 2005 The Constant Gardener (based on the novel by)
 2001 The Tailor of Panama (novel "The Tailor of Panama") / (screenplay)
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie) (screenplay based on his novel)
 1990 The Russia House (novel)
 1987 A Perfect Spy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (novel)
 1984 The Little Drummer Girl (novel "The Little Drummer Girl")
  Smiley's People (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes, 1982) (screenplay - 6 episodes, 1982)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
 1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Flushing Out the Mole (1979) ... (novel)
- Smiley Sets a Trap (1979) ... (novel)
- Tinker Tailor (1979) ... (novel)
- How It All Fits Together (1979) ... (novel)
- Smiley Tracks the Mole (1979) ... (novel)
 1973 Endstation (TV Movie) (story)
 1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The End of the Line (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 The Looking Glass War (novel "The Looking Glass War")
 1968 Summer 67 (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- A Cathedral and Its City (1968) ... (script)
 1966 The Deadly Affair (novel "Call For The Dead")
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn? (1966) ... (story)
 1965 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (novel "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold")
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Other Works:

Book: "A Letter from David Cornwell (John Le Carre) to His Publisher on 'The Looking Glass War'" See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 2 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

David Cornwell
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Personal Quote:

[describing a particularly loathsome character in 'A Delicate Truth'] Jay Crispin was your normal, rootless, amoral, plausible, half-educated, nicely spoken frozen adolescent in a bespoke suit, with an unappeasable craving for money, power and respect, regardless where he got them from. See more »

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St Buryan, Cornwall, UK See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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