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Eliot Ness (I) (1903–1957)

Eliot Ness was born in 1903 to Pete and Emma Ness. Pete was a baker. Eliot wrote the book "The Untouchables", but died just before it was published. See full bio »

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Known For

The Untouchables
(1987)
The Untouchables
(1959-1963)
The Untouchables
(1993)
The Scarface Mob
(1959)

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 1993 The Untouchables (TV Series) (book)
 1987 The Untouchables (suggested by book)
  The Untouchables (TV Series) (book "The Untouchables" - 110 episodes, 1959 - 1963) (book - 4 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (novel "The Untouchables" - 1 episode, 1962)
- A Taste for Pineapple (1963) ... (book)
- Line of Fire (1963) ... (book "The Untouchables")
- The Torpedo (1963) ... (book "The Untouchables")
- The Jazz Man (1963) ... (book "The Untouchables")
- The Charlie Argos Story (1963) ... (book "The Untouchables")
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (book "The Untouchables" - 2 episodes)
- The Untouchables: Part 2 (1959) ... (book "The Untouchables")
- The Untouchables: Part 1 (1959) ... (book "The Untouchables")
 1959 The Scarface Mob (TV Movie) (book "The Untouchables")
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 1997 Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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He was the Director of the Division of Social Protection of the Federal Security Agency in Washington, DC, when one night in 1942 he and his second wife Evaline went out partying; they were involved in an auto accident, and instead of staying at the scene Ness fled and later tried to cover up his involvement in it. The resulting bad publicity forced him to resign his position. He moved to Canton,... See more »

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Eliot Press

Star Sign:

Aries

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