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Stansfield Turner (1923–2018)

Stansfield Turner was born on December 1, 1923 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Our Own Private Bin Laden (2006), The 11 O'Clock Show (1998) and Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War (2004). He was married to Marion Weiss, Eli Karin Gilbert and Patricia Busby Whitney. He died on January 18, 2018 in Seattle, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War Self - Former Director of the CIA and Commander of the Second Fleet


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 2006 Encore with John Palmer (TV Series)
Self (as Adm. Stansfield Turner)
 2006 Declassified (TV Series documentary)
Self / Self - CIA Director 1977-1981
- Ayatollah Khomeini (2006) ... Self
- The Taliban (2006) ... Self - CIA Director 1977-1981 (as Adm. Stansfield Turner)
 2006 Our Own Private Bin Laden (Documentary)
 2005 The Factor (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 October 2005 (2005) ... Self
 2004 Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War (Documentary)
Self - Former Director of the CIA and Commander of the Second Fleet
 2004 Uncovered: The War on Iraq (Documentary)
Self - Former Director of the CIA and Commander of the Second Fleet
 2004 Now on PBS (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 4 April 2004 (2004) ... Self
 2003 Les mercredis de l'histoire (TV Series documentary)
- CIA: Secret Wars (2003) ... Self
 2001 Into the Shadows: The CIA in Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 1999 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.6 (1999) ... Self
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Spies (1998) ... Self (as Admiral Stansfield Turner)
 1998 Secrets of the CIA (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 The Real X Files: America's Psychic Spies (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 World in Action (TV Series documentary)
- In Bed with the General (1990) ... Self (as Admiral Stansfield Turner)
 1989 Primetime (TV Series documentary)
Self - Former CIA Director (segment "American Hostages")
- The Plane Truth/American Hostages/Roseanne Barr/Nora Ephron (1989) ... Self - Former CIA Director (segment "American Hostages")
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 1980 On Company Business (Documentary)
Self - CIA Director

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Other Works:

Book: "Burn Before Reading: Presidents, CIA Directors and Secret Intelligence," New York: Hachette Books. ISBN-13: 978-0786867820 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Adm. Stansfield Turner | Admiral Stansfield Turner


Marion Weiss  (his death) | See more »

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Director of the CIA (1977-1981).

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