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Victor Canning (1911–1986)

Victor Canning was born on June 16, 1911 in Plymouth, Devon, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Spy Hunt (1950), Mannix (1967) and Family Plot (1976). He died on February 21, 1986 in Cirencester, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Spy Hunt Writer
(1950)
Mannix Writer
(1975)
Family Plot Writer
(1976)
Shark Writer
(1969)

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 1976 Family Plot (novel "The Rainbird Pattern")
 1975 The Runaways (TV Movie) (novel)
  Mannix (TV Series) (novel "Bird of Prey" - 1 episode, 1975) (based on the novel "Venetian Bird" by - 1 episode, 1975)
- Bird of Prey: Part 2 (1975) ... (novel "Bird of Prey")
- Bird of Prey: Part 1 (1975) ... (based on the novel "Venetian Bird" by)
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cuculus Canorus (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1970 Codename (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Alpha Men (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 Shark (novel "His Bones Are Coral")
 1968 The Limbo Line (novel)
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Spot (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Verräter (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1967) ... (novel)
- Zweiter Teil (1967) ... (novel)
- Erster Teil (1967) ... (novel)
 1967 This Way for Murder (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 The Scorpio Letters (TV Movie) (novel)
 1966-1967 The Rat Catchers (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Death in Madeira (1966)
 1966 Breaking Point (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Das ganz große Ding (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drama '65: Come in to My Parlour (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 Contract to Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Time for Killing (1965) ... (writer)
- Man in the Photograph (1965) ... (writer)
- Voice from the Past (1965) ... (writer)
- Interlude in Rome (1965) ... (writer)
- Death in Cologne (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Masquerade (novel "Castle Minerva")
 1964 Curtain of Fear (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Regan Solution (1964) ... (writer)
- The Shand Solution (1964) ... (writer)
- The Linton Compact (1964) ... (writer)
- The Tannikov Dilemma (1964) ... (writer)
- The Liebert Question (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Promise to Kill (1964) ... (writer)
- The King's Business (1964) ... (writer)
- The Proxy (1964) ... (writer)
- Time of Danger (1964) ... (writer)
- The King Shall Die (1964) ... (writer)
  ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode, 1963) (play - 1 episode, 1962)
- Double Stakes (1963)
- Miracle on Mano (1962) ... (play)
 1959 The House of the Seven Hawks (novel "The House of the Seven Flies")
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Man on a Bicycle (1959) ... (story)
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Disappearing Trick (1958) ... (story)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Smuggler (1957) ... (original story)
 1956 A Man on the Beach (Short) (story "Chance At the Wheel")
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Smuggler (1955) ... (original story)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Trust a Lady (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 The Assassin (novel) / (screenplay)
 1950 Spy Hunt (novel "Panther's Moon")
 1950 Golden Salamander (novel) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

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Novel: "The Golden Salamander" (filmed as Golden Salamander (1950)) See more »
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Was an avid golfer and fisherman. See more »

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