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Mickey Spillane (1918–2006)

Mickey Spillane, the king of the pulp novelists in the post-WW II period, sold an estimated 200 million copies globally. He was born Frank Morrison Spillane in Brooklyn, New York. Young Frank's mother was a Protestant who bestowed on him his middle name "Morrison", but his Irish Catholic father, barkeep John Joseph Spillane, allegedly had his son ... See full bio »

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Mike Hammer
Mike Hammer Writer
(1958-1959)
Kiss Me Deadly
(1955)
The New Mike Hammer
(1984-1987)
Mike Hammer, Private Eye
(1997-1998)

Filmography

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 1997-1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series) (characters - 26 episodes)
- A New Leaf: Part 2 (1998) ... (characters)
- A New Leaf: Part 1 (1998) ... (characters)
- Dead Men Talk (1998) ... (characters)
- Gone Fishin' (1998) ... (characters)
- Songbird: Part 2 (1998) ... (characters)
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (based on a short story by - 1 episode)
- Tomorrow I Die (1995) ... (based on a short story by)
 1989 Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All (TV Movie) (characters)
 1984-1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series) (characters - 44 episodes)
- Green Lipstick (1987) ... (characters)
- A Blinding Fear (1987) ... (characters)
- Mike Gets Married (1987) ... (characters)
- Lady Killer (1987) ... (characters)
- The Last Laugh (1987) ... (characters)
 1984 More Than Murder (TV Movie) (characters)
 1983 Murder Me, Murder You (TV Movie) (character)
 1982 I, the Jury (novel)
 1981 Margin for Murder (TV Movie) (character)
 1970 The Delta Factor (novel - uncredited)
 1967 Aslan yürekli kabadayi (novel "The Deep")
 1963 The Girl Hunters (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1958-1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series) (characters - 78 episodes)
- The Big Drop (1959) ... (characters)
- I Ain't Talkin' (1959) ... (characters)
- Aces and Eights (1959) ... (characters)
- According to Luke (1959) ... (characters)
- Coney Island Baby (1959) ... (characters)
 1957 My Gun Is Quick (novel)
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly (novel "Kiss Me, Deadly")
 1954 Ring of Fear (uncredited)
 1954 The Long Wait (novel)
 1954 Mickey Spillane's 'Mike Hammer!' (TV Movie) (characters)
 1953 I, the Jury (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (featuring Mike Hammer) written with Max Allan Collins: "The Goliath Bone". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 16 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I used to write fast-- now my rear end gets tired. I'm not full of vinegar anymore. See more »

Trivia:

On a dare from his publisher, he wrote a children's novel called "The Day the Sea Rolled Back" (about two boys who find a shipwreck loaded with treasure). The book went on to win a Junior Literary Guild award. Following this success, he wrote a second children's novel called "The Ship That Never Was". See more »

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