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(TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes, 1982) (screenplay - 6 episodes, 1982)
(TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
5 Biographical Movies |
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10 Articles |
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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.
Although he believes he adopted it after reading it somewhere, he is often credited with creating the word "mole" to refer to a deep-cover intelligence agent.