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Patrick Alexander (II) (1926–1997)

Patrick Alexander (1926-2003) worked as a journalist and later a TV script writer. His first novel, Death of a Thin-Skinned Animal (1976), won awards and was made into the film The Professional (1981), starring Jean-Paul Belmondo. His later novels included Show Me A Hero (1979), Soldier On The Other Side (1983) and Ryfka (1988). See full bio »



(age 71)

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Room 43 Writer
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 1981 The Professional (novel "Death of a Thin-Skinned Animal")
 1959 De Veroordeelde (TV Movie)
 1958 Room 43 (writer)
 1957 Der Verdammte (TV Movie) (writer)
 1956 The Condemned (TV Movie) (writer)
 1948 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer)

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Novel: Show Me A Hero See more »

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Was a keen chess player and a member of Surbiton Chess Club for many years. See more »

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