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John Wainwright (I) (1921–1995)

John Wainwright was born on February 25, 1921 in Hunslet, Leeds, West Riding, Yorkshire, England as John William Wainwright. He was a writer, known for Under Suspicion (2000), Garde à vue (1981) and Haute tension (1988). He died in September 1995 in the UK. See full bio »


(age 74) in UK

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Under Suspicion
Garde à vue
Garde à vue Writer
Haute tension
Haute tension Writer
Book Four
Book Four Himself - Interviewee


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 2000 Under Suspicion (book "Brainwash")
 1989 Haute tension (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Le bois de justice (1989) ... (novel)
 1981 Garde à vue (novel "Brainwash")
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 1983 Book Four (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.5 (1983) ... Himself - Interviewee

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John William Wainwright was born in Leeds in 1921. He left school at fifteen and served as a rear gunner in Lancaster bombers during the Second World War. After military service, he joined the West Riding Constabulary as a Police Constable in 1947. After earning himself a law degree by distance learning in 1956, he turned to writing crimes novels. He left the police force in the late 1960s and ... See more »

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