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The Company 

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Real-life figures from the Cold War-era mix with a fictional story based on a group of C.I.A. operatives and their counterparts in the K.G.B., MI6, and the Mossad.




Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »





Series cast summary:
Chris O'Donnell ...  Jack McCauliffe 6 episodes, 2007
Alfred Molina ...  Harvey Torriti / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Michael Keaton ...  James Angleton 6 episodes, 2007
Rory Cochrane ...  Yevgeny Tsipin 6 episodes, 2007
Alessandro Nivola ...  Leo Kritzky / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Tom Hollander ...  Adrian Philby 6 episodes, 2007
Derek Aasland Derek Aasland ...  LSD Scientist 6 episodes, 2007
Hayley Andoff Hayley Andoff ...  Erika Kritzky 6 episodes, 2007
James Arnold James Arnold ...  CIA Surveillence officer 6 episodes, 2007
Szilvia Baranyai Szilvia Baranyai ...  Female Sumo Wrestler 6 episodes, 2007
Richard Blackburn Richard Blackburn ...  Senator J. William Fulbright 6 episodes, 2007
Simon Callow ...  Elihu 6 episodes, 2007
Gergo Danka Gergo Danka ...  Zoltan 6 episodes, 2007
Lynne Deragon Lynne Deragon ...  Female Cutout 6 episodes, 2007
Fernanda Dorogi ...  Agrippina 6 episodes, 2007
Kriszta Dorogi ...  Serafima 6 episodes, 2007
Craig Eldridge ...  Coach Waltz 6 episodes, 2007
Péter Fancsikai ...  Russian Soldier 6 episodes, 2007
Ingrit Gabriel Ingrit Gabriel ...  German Singer / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Nadia Glus Nadia Glus ...  Starik's niece 6 episodes, 2007
Ilona Kassai Ilona Kassai ...  Ancient Woman 6 episodes, 2007
Judah Katz ...  FBI Agent 6 episodes, 2007
László Keszég ...  Russian Immigration Bureaucrat 6 episodes, 2007
Peter Krekits Peter Krekits ...  Young Budapest Man in Crowd 6 episodes, 2007
Martha Lindquist Martha Lindquist ...  CIA Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Matt Lindquist 6 episodes, 2007
Phillip MacKenzie ...  CIA doctor 6 episodes, 2007
Catherine McNally ...  Le médecin de la CIA 6 episodes, 2007
Damon T. Miller Damon T. Miller ...  American Sailor 6 episodes, 2007
Paul Mota Paul Mota ...  CIA Detective 6 episodes, 2007
Zoltan Papp Zoltan Papp ...  AVH Captain 6 episodes, 2007
Billy Parrott Billy Parrott ...  CIA tech 6 episodes, 2007
Dan Petronijevic ...  Young CIA Officer 6 episodes, 2007
John Rado ...  KGB Clerk 6 episodes, 2007
Richard Rifkin Richard Rifkin ...  Dr. Sydney 6 episodes, 2007
Anna Silk ...  Stella Bledsoe 6 episodes, 2007
Oliver Simor Oliver Simor ...  Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Endre Szilvasi Endre Szilvasi ...  KGB Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Sándor Szûcs Sándor Szûcs ...  AVH Man with Photos 6 episodes, 2007
Angelo Tucci Angelo Tucci ...  CIA operative 6 episodes, 2007
Attila Varadi Attila Varadi ...  Arpad's Friend 6 episodes, 2007
Ferenc Vizes Ferenc Vizes ...  KGB Soldier 6 episodes, 2007
Aljona Yakimenko Aljona Yakimenko ...  Starik's Niece #1 6 episodes, 2007
Anna Yakovleva Anna Yakovleva ...  Starik's Niece #2 6 episodes, 2007
Balázs Zsiga Balázs Zsiga ...  KGB Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Kristin Booth ...  Adelle Sweet Kritsky 4 episodes, 2007
Ted Atherton ...  Frank Wisner 3 episodes, 2007
Stephen Bogaert ...  Elliott Ebbitt III 3 episodes, 2007
Rick Roberts ...  William Colby 3 episodes, 2007
Mike Turner Mike Turner ...  Manny Ebbitt 3 episodes, 2007
Alexandra Maria Lara ...  Lili 3 episodes, 2007
Ulrich Thomsen ...  Starik Zhilov 2 episodes, 2007
JB Blanc ...  Manuel Piniero 2 episodes, 2007
Hristo Mitzkov Hristo Mitzkov ...  Vanka Borisov 2 episodes, 2007
Cedric Smith ...  Allen Dulles 2 episodes, 2007
Barry Flatman ...  Philip Sweet / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Péter Rudolf Péter Rudolf ...  Fallen Angel 2 episodes, 2007
Gábor Nagypál ...  CIA Associate Sweet Jesus, Berlin / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Zoltán Berzsenyi Zoltán Berzsenyi ...  Nikita Khruschev 2 episodes, 2007
László Konter László Konter ...  Yevgeny's father Tsipin / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Natascha McElhone ...  Elizabeth Nemeth 2 episodes, 2007
Levente Törköly Levente Törköly ...  Constantine Vishnevsky 2 episodes, 2007
Misel Maticevic ...  Arpad Zelk 2 episodes, 2007
Berndt Von Bömches Berndt Von Bömches ...  Prof. Ernst Loffler / ... 2 episodes, 2007


Spy vs. spy. Three Yale grads, class of 1954, join their respective countries' secret service. We follow them for 40 years - through the outing of a British spy, the Hungarian revolution, the Bay of Pigs, the scent of moles, and the collapse of the USSR. Fictional characters - Yalies Jack McCauliffe, Leo Kritzky, and Yevgeny Tsipin and Jack's boss Harvey Torriti - rub shoulders with real figures like Kim Philby and James Angleton to tell stories of romance, intrigue, double-crosses, false leads, suicide, execution, and exile - in the name of ideology, patriotism, paranoia, perfidy, and one-upsmanship. Can the CIA claim any credit in the West's Cold War triumph? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Did You Know?


This marks the second time that Tom Hollander has played one of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spies. He played Guy Burgess in the BBC miniseries, Cambridge Spies (2003). See more »


The term "mole" was coined by British spy writer John le Carré in the 1960s, yet is used in this series before this time. See more »


Referenced in 500 Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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The Company- from a former AFIO member
8 February 2015 | by inu-qien-ankhSee all my reviews

Overall, it is a fair, balanced movie. A couple of things. The man who attempted to poison Fidel Castro Ruz was NOT made to drink the poisoned concoction. In fact the packet which held the poison FROZE to the refrigeration pipes at the Hotel Habana Libre (formerly Havana Hilton-they only say "Libre" in the movie) before the hotel's restaurant worker had a chance to put it into Castro's 'milk shake' (batido). The G2 already new of the plan before hand. The restaurant worker's name was Santos de la Caridad Perez, and he was sentenced to a very long prison term, which he completed, and he was able to come to Miami, Florida,and there join his wife and 2 grown sons, who had been waiting for him in Caracas, Venezuela. Santos de la Caridad Perez was left to his own devices and wound up working minimum wage jobs in Miami, Florida, into his 80s. No compensation for his compromised mission, and his 14 years spent in Castro's prisons was ever paid. Thanks, 'Campanela' you a-hole!.

Next, it was not prop-driven 'Sea Furies' which shot down the CIA contract pilots' B26s, but T33 JETS. To the best of my recollection, NO CIA Officers came ashore with Brigade 2506. It's a travesty that only a passing mention was made of the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, Alabama Air National Guard pilots, who were contract employees, and disobeyed direct orders to lend air support to our Cuban allies. The names of these brave men were: Leo Baker, Wade Gray, Riley Shamburger, and Thomas "Pet" Ray. The B26s they flew had no tail guns so they could accommodate more fuel. They were easy prey for Castro's jets. Some of us will remember their sacrifice with eternal gratitude, respect, admiration, and will mourn them as long as we live. G_d rest them and comfort their surviving loved ones.

Other than this, it was a pretty balanced movie, but I defer to those who may have first hand knowledge of what actually went down in the Hungarian uprising. G_d bless that nation's fallen martyrs and their survivors as well.

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