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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)
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 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Initially, Ness and The Untouchables were not given credit for helping to bring down Al Capone. It wasn't until 1932, when Capone had exhausted all of his appeals on the Tax conviction, that the public learned about Ness. After Capone was officially sent away, Special Prosecutor George E. Q. Johnson gave an interview for the radio, newsreels, and papers mentioning those involved. He mentioned ... See more »

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Eliot Press

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