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Dennis Spooner (1932–1986)

Dennis Spooner was born on December 1, 1932 in Tottenham, London, England. He is known for his work on The Champions (1968), Doctor Who (1963) and My Partner the Ghost (1969). He died on September 20, 1986 in Hertfordshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Champions
The Champions Writer
(1968-1969)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Writer
(1964-1966)
My Partner the Ghost
(1969-1970)
Man in a Suitcase
(1967-1968)

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 1986 Dramarama (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Flashback (1986) ... (written by)
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Puzzled Steele (1984) ... (story by)
 1984 Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- And the Wall Came Tumbling Down (1984) ... (written by)
 1981-1983 Bergerac (TV Series) (by - 3 episodes)
- Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie (1983) ... (by)
- Late for a Funeral (1981) ... (by)
- Portrait of Yesterday (1981) ... (by)
 1980 The Incredible Voyage of Stingray (Video) (screenplay by)
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Rogue (1978) ... (written by)
- Stake Out (1978) ... (written by)
 1976-1977 The New Avengers (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- Emily (1977) ... (written by)
- Forward Base (1977) ... (written by)
- Complex (1977) ... (written by)
- Medium Rare (1977) ... (written by)
- Gnaws (1976) ... (written by)
 1976 Alien Attack (TV Movie) (writer: new scenes)
 1975 Comedy Premiere (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- What a Turn Up (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Thriller (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Fear Is Spreading (1975) ... (written by)
- Terror from Within (1975) ... (written by)
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Bodyguards (1973) ... (written by)
 1972-1973 The Adventurer (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- To the Lowest Bidder (1973) ... (creator)
- The Solid Gold Hearse (1973) ... (creator)
- The Not-So Merry Widow (1973) ... (creator)
- The Good Book (1973) ... (creator)
- Somebody Doesn't Like Me (1973) ... (creator)
  Jason King (TV Series) (creator - 25 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1972) (screenplay by - 1 episode, 1971)
- That Isn't Me, It's Somebody Else (1972) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- An Author in Search of Two Characters (1972) ... (screenplay)
- Zenia (1972) ... (creator)
- Chapter One: The Company I Keep (1972) ... (creator)
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1972) ... (creator)
 1970-1971 Doomwatch (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Logicians (1971) ... (written by)
- Burial at Sea (1970) ... (written by)
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly? (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 UFO (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Destruction (1970) ... (teleplay)
 1969-1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes)
- The Smile Behind the Veil (1970) ... (creator)
- You Can Always Find a Fall Guy (1970) ... (creator)
- Vendetta for a Dead Man (1970) ... (creator)
- The Trouble with Women (1970) ... (creator)
 1969-1970 Department S (TV Series) (creator - 19 episodes)
- A Ticket to Nowhere (1970) ... (creator)
- A Small War of Nerves (1970) ... (creator)
- The Last Train to Redbridge (1970) ... (creator)
- Death on Reflection (1969) ... (creator)
  The Champions (TV Series) (creator - 27 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (series creator - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (screenplay by - 2 episodes, 1969) (written by - 1 episode, 1969) (creator and story - 1 episode, 1968)
- Autokill (1969) ... (creator)
- The Gun-Runners (1969) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Final Countdown (1969) ... (creator)
- Nutcracker (1969) ... (creator)
- Full Circle (1969) ... (creator)
  The Avengers (TV Series) (1 episode, 1968) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1968)
- Split! (1968) ... (uncredited)
- Please Don't Feed the Animals (1961) ... (teleplay by)
- Girl on the Trapeze (1961) ... (teleplay by)
  Man in a Suitcase (TV Series) (creator - 16 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (deviser - 11 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (series devised by - 1 episode, 1967) (series deviser - 1 episode, 1967)
- Castle in the Clouds (1968) ... (creator)
- Three Blinks of the Eyes (1968) ... (creator)
- Who's Mad Now? (1968) ... (creator)
- The Revolutionaries (1968) ... (creator)
- Property of a Gentleman (1968) ... (creator)
  The Baron (TV Series) (screenplay by - 13 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- So Dark the Night (1967) ... (screenplay by)
- Long Ago and Far Away (1967) ... (screenplay by)
- The Edge of Fear (1967) ... (screenplay by)
- The High Terrace (1967) ... (screenplay by)
- You Can't Win Them All (1967) ... (screenplay by)
 1964-1966 Doctor Who (TV Series) (written by - 21 episodes)
- The Power of the Daleks: Episode 1 (1966) ... (written by - uncredited)
- Destruction of Time (1966) ... (written by)
- The Abandoned Planet (1966) ... (written by)
- Escape Switch (1966) ... (written by)
- Golden Death (1966) ... (written by)
 1965-1966 Thunderbirds (TV Series) (teleplay by - 6 episodes)
- Cry Wolf (1966) ... (teleplay by)
- The Impostors (1966) ... (teleplay by)
- The Mighty Atom (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- Vault of Death (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- End of the Road (1965) ... (teleplay by)
 1965 Nema razloga za uzbunu (TV Movie)
 1965 The Man in a Looking Glass (TV Movie) (written by)
 1965 Pardon the Expression (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Little Boy Lost (1965) ... (written by)
 1964-1965 Stingray (TV Series) (teleplay by - 12 episodes)
- The Golden Sea (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- Sea of Oil (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- Count Down (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- The Invaders (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- Stand by for Action (1965) ... (teleplay by)
 1964 Ring-a-Ding-Ding (TV Mini-Series) (written material by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (written material by)
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (written material by)
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (written material by)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (written material by)
 1964 Foreign Affairs (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (written by)
 1963-1964 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Siege of Sydney's Street (1964) ... (written by)
- The Plan (1963) ... (written by)
 1964 Kein Grund zur Unruhe (TV Movie) (play)
 1962-1963 Fireball XL5 (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- Space City Special (1963) ... (written by)
- Faster Than Light (1963) ... (written by)
- Invasion Earth (1963) ... (written by)
- Whistle for Danger (1963) ... (written by)
- Mystery of the TA2 (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Hancock (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Early Call (1963) ... (written by)
 1962 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- No Cause for Alarm (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Unfinished Business (1962) ... (written by)
- Time to Kill (1962) ... (written by)
- Car in Flames (1962) ... (written by)
- A Job for Johnny (1962) ... (written by)
 1961 Coronation Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.87 (1961)
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Was best friends with Brian Clemens. He was best man at his wedding. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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