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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")
 1966 The Deadly Affair (novel "Call For The Dead")
 1966 Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn (TV Movie) (story)
 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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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)

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Other Works:

Novel: "The Looking Glass War" (filmed as The Looking Glass War (1969)). 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:

Writers are two-home men--they want a place outside and a place within. See more »

Trivia:

Son of Richard Thomas Archibald Cornwell and Olive Gassy. His novel "A Perfect Spy" (1986) deals with his special relationship with his father. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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