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John Christie (IV) (1899–1953)

Christie had a difficult childhood growing up with stern and unaffectionate parents. He left school at 15. Christie initially worked as a police clerk but was fired for petty theft. He was disowned by his family when he was caught stealing from his father's carpet factory. During World War One he was wounded and gassed and blinded for 5 months ... See full bio »

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 1994 Great Crimes and Trials of the Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
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 2018 The Ruth Ellis Files: A Very British Crime Story (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Self
 2011 Fred Dinenage Murder Casebook (TV Series documentary)
- John Christie (2011) ... Self (uncredited)
 2008 Secrets of the Crime Museum (TV Series documentary)
- John Christie (2008) ... Self
 2001 History's Mysteries: Infamous Murders (TV Series documentary)
- Lady Killers ... Self (uncredited)

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I remember, as I gazed down at the still form of my first victim, experiencing a strange and peaceful thrill.


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