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Ian Mackintosh (I) (1940–1979)

Trivia:

He was still in the employ of the British military when he began working as a writer for the BBC, therefore all his scripts needed to be approved by the government before they could be filmed. One of the scripts became the infamous "missing" episode of The Sandbaggers (1978), which was never filmed because the government determined that it ... See more trivia »

Died:

(age 38) in Alaska, USA

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Filmography

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  The Sandbaggers (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1980) (writer - 17 episodes, 1978 - 1980)
- Opposite Numbers (1980) ... (writer)
- Who Needs Enemies (1980) ... (creator)
- Sometimes We Play Dirty Too (1980) ... (creator)
- My Name Is Anna Wiseman (1980) ... (creator)
- Unusual Approach (1980) ... (creator) / (writer)
  Thundercloud (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1979) (writer - 4 episodes, 1979)
- Goodbye Mister Tortoise (1979) ... (creator)
- Bats in the Belfry (1979) ... (creator)
- Seeing the Light (1979) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Who Goes There? (1979) ... (creator)
- Don't Go Near the Water (1979) ... (creator)
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Some Trust in Chariots (1978) ... (writer)
- Danny Boy (1978) ... (writer)
- A Question of Research (1978) ... (writer)
 1973-1976 Warship (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- And Wings of Gold (1976) ... (writer)
- One of Those Days (1974) ... (writer)
- The Immortal Enemy (1974) ... (writer)
- Who Runs Across the Sea (1974) ... (writer)
- Funny, They All Say That (1973) ... (writer)
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 1979 Thundercloud (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Goodbye Mister Tortoise (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Bats in the Belfry (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Seeing the Light (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Who Goes There? (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Go Near the Water (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Some Trust in Chariots (1978) ... (producer)
- A Suspicion of Sudden Death (1978) ... (producer)
- Affray in Amsterdam (1978) ... (producer)
- Time and Again (1978) ... (producer)
- A Game for Two Players (1978) ... (producer)
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Personal Quote:

I believe travel is essential to a writer, and therefore travel extensively all over the world both professionally and privately. I am deeply interested in drama and religion of other countries -- the two are usually inseparable -- and most recently in the study of Balinese culture. I am also fascinated by all aspects of commercial flying, airlines, and airliners.

Trivia:

Disappeared with two others---some say under mysterious circumstances---on July 7, 1979, while flying from Anchorage, Alaska, to Kodiak Island, Alaska. The single-engine, chartered airplane carrying Mackintosh (39), his girlfriend, Susan Insole (29), and British Airways pilot, Graham Barber, took off for an "adventure holiday." Three hours later, Barber sent an S.O.S. saying the plane was losing ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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