Tony Mendez (IV) (1940–2019)

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Tony Mendez was born on November 15, 1940 in Eureka, Nevada, USA. He was a writer, known for Argo (2012), Our Man in Tehran (2013) and Argo: Absolute Authenticity (2013). He was previously married to Jonna Mendez and Karen. He died on January 19, 2019 in Frederick, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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 2012 Argo (based on a selection from "The Master of Disguise" by - as Antonio J. Mendez)
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 2012 Argo (consultant - as Antonio J. Mendez)
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 2004 Innovation: Life, Inspired (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- SpyCatchers (2004) ... (special thanks)
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 2016 The World's Greatest Spy Movies (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Former CIA Officer
 2013 Argo: Declassified (Video short)
 2013 Argo: Tony Mendez on Tony Mendez (Video short)
 2013 Our Man in Tehran (Documentary)
 2013 Argo: Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 Argo: Absolute Authenticity (Video short)
 2013 Argo: Eyewitness Account (Video documentary short)
 2013 Argo: The CIA and Hollywood Connection (Video short)
 2013 70th Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Self - Presenter
 2012 Rescued from Tehran: We Were There (Video documentary short)
 2005 Escape from Iran: The Hollywood Option (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Former CIA Officer (as Antonio Mendez)

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Alternate Names:

Antonio J. Mendez | Antonio Mendez


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After retiring from the CIA he served on the Board of Directors of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. See more »

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