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Lionel Chetwynd

Lionel Chetwynd was born in London, England, and moved to Canada at the age of eight, growing up in Montreal and Toronto. He left school at age 14, later enlisting in the Black Watch, Royal Highland Regiment of Canada. Upon completion of military service, he gained conditional admittance to Sir George Williams University (Now Concordia), Montreal, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2008 The Resurrection (writer)
 2006 We Fight to Be Free (Short) (written by)
 2004 Ike: Countdown to D-Day (TV Movie) (written by)
 2003 American Valor (TV Movie documentary) (narration)
 2003 DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (TV Movie) (written by)
 2001 Varian's War (TV Movie) (written by)
 1999 P.T. Barnum (TV Movie) (written by)
 1999 NetForce (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1998 Human Bomb (TV Movie) (written by)
 1997 National Desk (TV Series)
 1997 Color of Justice (TV Movie) (written by)
 1996 The Man Who Captured Eichmann (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie) (written by)
 1995 Moses (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
 1995 Kissinger and Nixon (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1995 Joseph (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
 1995 Falling from the Sky: Flight 174 (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 Jacob (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie) (written by)
 1992 Fear in America (TV Movie documentary) (executive writer)
 1992 The Education Wars (TV Movie documentary) (executive writer)
 1991 The Heroes of Desert Storm (TV Movie) (written by)
 1990 So Proudly We Hail (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 To Heal a Nation (TV Movie) (written for television)
 1987 The Hanoi Hilton (written by)
 1984 Children in the Crossfire (TV Movie)
 1983 Sadat (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1983)
- Episode #1.1 (1983)
 1981 The Hot Touch (as Peter Dion)
 1981 Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Miracle on Ice (TV Movie)
 1981 A Whale for the Killing (TV Movie)
 1979 Quintet (story by)
 1978 Two Solitudes (writer)
 1977 It Happened One Christmas (TV Movie) (written for television by)
 1977 Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (TV Movie)
 1976 Goldenrod
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... (uncredited)
- Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President (1976) ... (uncredited)
- Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat (1976) ... (uncredited)
- Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) ... (uncredited)
 1975 Morning Comes
 1975 Beacon Hill (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Pretenders (1975)
- The Test (1975)
- The Suitors (1975)
- The Speakeasy (1975)
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series) (1974)
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Peter Dion

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