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(TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes, 1982) (screenplay - 6 episodes, 1982)
(TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
5 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
11 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Did You Know?
There's probably nobody more redundant in the film world than a writer of origin hanging around the set of his movie, as I've learned to my cost. Alec Guinness actually did me the favor of having me shown off the set of the BBC's TV adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." All I was wanting to do was radiate my admiration, but Alec said my glare was too intense.
Being a member of MI6 when he wrote his first novel, "Call for the Dead" (1961) in Hamburg, it necessitated the use of a nom de plume, by which he is now commonly known.