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Kevin McClory (1926–2006)

Kevin McClory was born on June 8, 1926 in Dublin, Ireland as Kevin O'Donovan McClory. He is known for his work on Thunderball (1965), Never Say Never Again (1983) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1956). He died on November 20, 2006 in Dublin. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Dublin, Ireland

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 1983 Never Say Never Again (presenter)
 1957 Legend of the Lost (assistant to Henry Hathaway - uncredited)
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days (assistant to producer: foreign locations - as Kevin O'Donovan McClory)
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes (location manager)
 1952 Moulin Rouge (assistant: Mr. Huston - uncredited)
 1951 The African Queen (assistant: Mr. Huston - uncredited)
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Following a court battle with Ian Fleming over the novel Thunderball, McClory received a "based on a story by ..." credit in subsequent editions of the James Bond book. See more »

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Kevin O'Donovan McClory
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Responsible for adapting Ian Fleming's James Bond character for the screen. Owner of the film rights in the novel 'Thunderball as well as other plot lines and devices that he developed with Jack Whittingham and Ian Fleming. Producer of the most successful Bond film of the franchise 'Thunderball'. In the late 1990's McClory was involved in major litigation between MGM and Sony concerning Bond. MGM... See more »

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