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Alistair MacLean (1922–1987)

Alistair MacLean was born on April 28, 1922 in Daviot, Scotland as Alistair Stuart MacLean. He was a writer, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Guns of Navarone (1961) and Bear Island (1979). He was married to Mary Marcelle Georgius and Gisela Heinrichsen. He died on February 2, 1987 in Munich, Germany. See full bio »

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(age 64) in Munich, Germany

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Bear Island Writer
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 2013 Air Force One Is Down (TV Mini-Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (story)
 1995 Detonator II: Night Watch (TV Movie) (story)
 1995 The Way to Dusty Death (TV Movie) (novel)
 1989 River of Death (novel "River of Death")
 1980 The Hostage Tower (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited) / (story)
 1979 Bear Island (based on the novel by)
 1978 Force 10 from Navarone (novel)
 1977 Golden Rendezvous (novel "The Golden Rendezvous" - uncredited)
 1975 Breakheart Pass (novel) / (screenplay)
 1974 Caravan to Vaccares (novel)
 1972 Fear Is the Key (novel)
 1971 Puppet on a Chain (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay - as Alistair Maclean)
 1971 When Eight Bells Toll (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay - as Alistair Maclean)
 1968 Where Eagles Dare (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Ice Station Zebra (novel)
 1965 The Satan Bug (novel - as Ian Stuart)
 1961 The Secret Ways (novel "The Secret Ways")
 1961 The Guns of Navarone (novel - as Alistair Maclean)
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 1976 The Book Programme (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #3.32 (1976) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Novel: "San Andreas". See more »

Alternate Names:

Alistair Maclean | Ian Stuart
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Trivia:

Film rights to his novel, Night Without End, were acquired by Paramount in 1959 for producers George Seaton and William Perlberg. Novelist Eric Ambler was hired to write the screenplay, while William Holden, Debbie Reynolds and Lilli Palmer were cast in lead roles. As late as 1961, the producers still planned location shoots in Scandinavia or Alaska, but the film was never made. See more »

Nickname:

Ian Stuart

Star Sign:

Taurus

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