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

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3 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »

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[speculating how his imaginary character, Inspector Rebus, would view his creator] He'd find me a wishy-washy, lily-livered liberal who's never had to do a hard day's manual work in his life, who's been suckled by the state from birth. That's kind of why I like him. I like having these internal arguments with him about the way the world is. See more »


Received an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree for his achievements as an outstanding and talented author at the University of Hull, 26th January 2006 See more »

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