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Francis Gary Powers (1929–1977)

Francis Gary Powers was born on August 17, 1929 in Jenkins, Kentucky, USA. He is known for his work on Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976), The David Frost Show (1969) and The Dick Cavett Show (1968). He died on August 1, 1977 in Encino, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1976 Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (TV Movie) (book "Operation Overflight")
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 1976 Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (TV Movie) (technical advisor)
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 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #4.94 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
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- Episode #9.94 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.172 (1970) ... Himself
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 2016 A Case of the Cold War: Bridge of Spies (Video documentary short)
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 2016 Spy Swap : Looking Back on the Final Act (Video documentary short)
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 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Pilot
- The World on the Brink (2014) ... Himself - Pilot
 2013 Cold War, Hot Jets (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Himself (as Gary Powers)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Himself (as Gary Powers)
 2010 Moy otets Evgeniy (Documentary)
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 2006 Universal Newsreels Vol. 12 1960 (Video documentary)
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 2004 War Stories with Oliver North (TV Series documentary)
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 2002 The Real James Bond's Gadgets (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Gary Powers)
 2000-2001 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - U-2 Pilot
- Cold War: Khrushchev's Regime (2001) ... Himself - U-2 Pilot (uncredited)
- Cold War: Inside the K.G.B. (2000) ... Himself (uncredited)
- Spy Planes ... Himself
- Spies in the Sky ... Himself (uncredited)
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Sputnik (1998) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1997 On the Brink: Doomsday (TV Movie documentary)
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 1997 The Wall (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Gary Powers)
 1991 JFK
Himself - on Trial in Soviet Union (uncredited)
 1985 The Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series)
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- 1960 (1985) ... Himself
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Alternate Names:

Gary Powers
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US air force captain who, on May 1, 1960, piloted a U-2 spy plane that was shot down over the Soviet Union. In 1962 he was exchanged for convicted Russian spy Rudolph Abel. See more »

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