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Ian Rankin (II)

Ian Rankin was born on April 28, 1960 in Cardenden, Fife, Scotland as Ian James Rankin. He is a writer and actor, known for Rebus (2000), Jackie Leven Live: the Meeting of Remarkable Men (2004) and Doors Open (2012). He has been married to Anna Miranda Harvey since July 5, 1986. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2012 Doors Open (TV Movie) (novel)
  Rebus (TV Series) (novel - 13 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (story - 2 episodes, 2001) (books - 1 episode, 2006)
- Knots and Crosses (2007) ... (novel)
- The Naming of the Dead (2007) ... (novel)
- The First Stone (2007) ... (novel)
- Resurrection Men (2007) ... (novel)
- Let It Bleed (2006) ... (novel)
 2007 Reichenbach Falls (TV Movie) (short story)
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Other Works:

Novel (featuring Inspector Rebus): "Exit Music" (2007) See more »

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3 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »

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[Talking about the imminent prospect of his fictional detective, DI John Rebus, having to retire from the force] He's now fifty-eight, fifty-nine. And he has to retire at sixty. Questions have been asked in the Scottish Parliament. There's a Fife MSP called Helen Eadie who asked the Justice Minister if she could change the retirement age for cops in Scotland so that Rebus could keep going. And I ... See more »


He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2002 Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honors List for his services to literature. See more »

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