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James Houston Turner


Winner of numerous awards, including "Best Thriller," bestselling author James Houston Turner is known for his Aleksandr Talanov series of spy novels. Talanov the fictional character was inspired by the actual KGB agent who once leaked word out of Moscow that James was on a KGB watchlist for his smuggling activities behind the old Iron Curtain. "... See full bio »

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 2003 Today Tonight (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 8 August 2003 (2003) ... Self - Guest
 2000 Today (TV Series)
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- 2000-2003 (2000) ... Self - Guest
 1983 A.M. Los Angeles (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 1 August 1983 (1983) ... Self - Guest
 1983 Together with Pat and Shirley Boone (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Self - Guest
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His first professional writing assignment was in 1971 for the Dr Pepper soft drink company in Dallas, Texas, where he authored a promotional booklet, titled, "Ecology and You," and helped script a television commercial featuring the reigning Miss Teenage America, Colleen Fitzpatrick, and Dallas Cowboys football star, Calvin Hill. "One of my jobs, after being hired by Dr Pepper, was to escort Miss... See more »

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