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Aldrich Ames

Aldrich Ames was born on March 26, 1941 in River Falls, Wisconsin, USA as Aldrich Hazen Ames. He is known for his work on Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998), Panorama (1953) and Cold War (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within
Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within Miscellaneous Crew
Panorama Himself
Cold War
Cold War Himself


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 1998 Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (TV Movie) (technical consultant)
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 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Spies (1998) ... Himself (as Aldrich 'Rick' Ames)
 1995 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- The Million Dollar Spy (1995) ... Himself
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 1998 SpyTek (TV Movie documentary)

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Aldrich 'Rick' Ames

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I found that our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never, or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union. See more »


A high-ranking officer in the CIA's counter-intelligence division, he was unmasked as a spy who had been paid several million dollars by the Soviets to provide top-secret information to them. It turned out that he had given them, among other things, the names of Russian civilians and military personnel who were working as spies for the CIA, all of whom were eventually imprisoned or executed by ... See more »



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