A fashion photographer and a veteran special forces soldier posing as her model go on intelligence missions around the world.

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 Danielle Reynolds (14 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Henry Towler (13 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Rick (11 episodes, 1984-1985)
Irena Ferris ...
 Billie (9 episodes, 1984)
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 Ashley (9 episodes, 1984)
Ingrid Anderson ...
 Gretchen (8 episodes, 1984)
Antony Hamilton ...
 Jack Striker (7 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Mac Harper (7 episodes, 1984)
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Dani Reynolds is photographer. Her life changes after her husband dies. She learned that he was the mild mannered man he said he was but was in reality a government agent. When she found out that he was murdered, she recruited a former Vietnam Vet Mac Harper to help her find her husbands killers. After doing that, Henry Towner, her husband's boss, offered her her husband's job. Basically, she would continue being a photographer and Mac was one of her models. And Henry would send them anywhere in the world where there are Americans in trouble or criminals that need to be apprehended or enemies of the U.S. that had to be stopped, and they acted pretty much on their own. When Jon-Erik Hexum who played Mac died, Jack Striker joined the show as an actual agent who joined Dani's team as the new model. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Both male leads died young. Jon-Erik Hexum died of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound on October 18, 1984, at age 26. Antony Hamilton died of AIDS-related pneumonia on March 29, 1995, at the age 42. See more »

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Followed by Cover Up: Pilot (1984) See more »

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Holding Out for a Hero
Performed by Elizabeth Daily
Written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford
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We need a hero...
2 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Almost twenty years ago there was a show that featured an American modelling agency doing a spot, hence involved Bonny Tyler singing the theme song - Holding out for a hero - however, the modelling agency was a front for a CIA organisation. It was called Cover-Up, a tremendously enjoyable CBS action escapade series about a couple of "striking adventurers" posing as a model plus a photographer on location of their assigned missions, and the "main hero" was Jon-Erik Hexum (character's name Mac Harper) who unfortunately died in 1984. The show nevertheless continued with somewhat different Anthony Hamilton taking his place, but lasted about a year. Regardless of its cancellation, Cover-Up was one of the greatest and most stylish espionage shows from the early 1980's, and surely knocked off similar tv projects.


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