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Leo Marks (I) (1920–2001)

Leo Marks was born on September 24, 1920 in London, England as Leopold Samuel Marks. He was a writer and actor, known for Peeping Tom (1960), Guns at Batasi (1964) and Twisted Nerve (1968). He was married to Elena Gaussen. He died on January 15, 2001 in London. See full bio »

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(age 80) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Peeping Tom
Peeping Tom Writer
(1960)
Guns at Batasi
(1964)
Twisted Nerve
Twisted Nerve Writer
(1968)
Undercovers Hero
(1974)

Filmography

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 1974 Undercovers Hero (story & screenplay)
 1968 Twisted Nerve (screenplay)
 1968 Sebastian (original screen story)
 1964 Guns at Batasi (original adaptation)
 1964 Espionage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Free Agent (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 The Webster Boy (story)
 1960 Peeping Tom (original story) / (screenplay)
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride (poem - uncredited)
 1951 Cloudburst (story and screenplay)
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 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride (technical advisor - uncredited)
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 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (special thanks)
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 1997 A Very British Psycho (TV Movie documentary)
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 1997 The Language Master (Documentary)
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Other Works:

"Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945" HarperCollins, 1998; reprint, The Free Press, 1999, Touchstone 2000.

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Personal Quote:

The only indecipherable code in the world is a woman

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Leo wrote the "code poem" used by Violette Szabo as portrayed in the film Carve Her Name with Pride (1958). Leo was a real wartime cryptographer and often composed poems like this for agents to use as an emergency code. The life that I have Is all that I have And the life that I have Is yours The love that I have Of the life that I have Is yours and yours and yours A sleep I shall have A rest I ... See more »

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