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John le Carré


He was born in Poole, Dorset in England on October 19th, 1931. He went to Sherborne School and, later, studied German literature for one year at University of Bern. Later, he went to Lincoln College, Oxford and graduated in Modern Languages. From 1956 to 1958, he taught at Eton and from 1959 to 1964, he was a member of the British Foreign Service ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2018) (announced)
 2018 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... (based on the novel by)
 2016 The Making of Our Kind of Traitor (Video documentary short) (novel)
 2016 Our Kind of Traitor (based on the novel by)
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (based on the novel by)
 2014 A Most Wanted Man (novel)
 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (novel)
 2005 The Constant Gardener (based on the novel by)
 2001 The Tailor of Panama (novel "The Tailor of Panama") / (screenplay)
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1990 The Russia House (novel)
  A Perfect Spy (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes, 1987) (novel - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1987)
- Episode #1.4 (1987)
- Episode #1.3 (1987)
 1984 The Little Drummer Girl (novel "The Little Drummer Girl")
  Smiley's People (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes, 1982) (screenplay - 6 episodes, 1982)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (novel) / (screenplay)
 1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Flushing Out the Mole (1979) ... (novel)
- Smiley Sets a Trap (1979) ... (novel)
- Tinker Tailor (1979) ... (novel)
- How It All Fits Together (1979) ... (novel)
- Smiley Tracks the Mole (1979) ... (novel)
 1973 Endstation (TV Movie) (story)
 1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The End of the Line (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 The Looking Glass War (based on the book by) / (novel "The Looking Glass War")
 1968 Summer 67 (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- A Cathedral and Its City (1968) ... (script)
 1967 The Deadly Affair (novel "Call For The Dead" - uncredited)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn? (1966) ... (story)
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Incongruous Spy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

JohnleCarre.com

Alternate Names:

David Cornwell
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his time with British intelligence] Patriotism was easily tapped in those days. It was always extraordinary how ready people were. On special operations, banging on a door in a hurry, saying "We need to get up to that window and look down onto the street - oh, I'm from MI5," you'd show some stupid piece of card, and they'd say "Oh yes, can I bring you a cup of tea?" See more »

Trivia:

Although he believes he adopted it after reading it somewhere, he is often credited with creating the word "mole" to refer to a deep-cover intelligence agent. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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