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Val McDermid

Val McDermid was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. She is a writer and actress, known for Wire in the Blood (2002), 4 garçons dans la nuit (2010) and Killing the Shadows. See full bio »
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 2010 4 garçons dans la nuit (TV Movie) (novel)
  Wire in the Blood (TV Series) (characters - 25 episodes, 2002 - 2008) (novel - 5 episodes, 2002) (from the novel by - 1 episode, 2002)
- The Dead Land: Part 2 (2008) ... (characters)
- The Dead Land: Part 1 (2008) ... (characters)
- From the Defeated: Part 2 (2008) ... (characters)
- From the Defeated: Part 1 (2008) ... (characters)
- Falls the Shadow: Part 2 (2008) ... (characters)
 2008 Place of Execution (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (novel)
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[on psychopath Jacko Vance in Wire in the Blood (2002)] People often asked me where I had got the inspiration for the character. They never guessed it was Savile [Jimmy Savile]. For a start, Jacko is handsome and charming. I assume Savile didn't recognise himself in that description. He was a deeply unpleasant man. He was all smiles and laughter for the audience but as soon as we were alone, he ... See more »

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