John le Carré

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Constant Gardener (2005) | The Night Manager (2016) | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
David Cornwell
BORN 
Oct 19, 1931 (age 86)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The Little Drummer GirlThe Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-series) Writer (based on the novel by) (6 episodes, 2019), Executive Producer (6 episodes, 2019)  Less 2019 6 Filming
    • Episode #1.6 (2019) Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (2019) Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (2019) Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less
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Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for An Evening with George SmileyAn Evening with George Smiley Himself, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Our Kind of TraitorOur Kind of Traitor Museum Guard in Bern (uncredited), Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less 2016 $3.2MM / $9MM
  • Primary photo for The Making of Our Kind of TraitorThe Making of Our Kind of Traitor (Video) Writer (novel)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for A Most Wanted ManA Most Wanted Man Executive Producer, The Director Wishes To Thank (as David Cornwell), Writer (novel)  Less 2014 $15MM $17MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTinker Tailor Soldier Spy Christmas Party Guest, Executive Producer, Writer (novel)  Less 2011 £20MM $24MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for John le CarréJohn le Carré (Video) Self, Special Thanks (as David Cornwell)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Constant GardenerThe Constant Gardener Writer (based on the novel by)  Less 2005 £15MM $34MM / $82MM
  • Primary photo for The Tailor of PanamaThe Tailor of Panama Executive Producer, Writer (novel "The Tailor of Panama"), Writer (screenplay)  Less 2001 $18MM $14MM / $14MM
  • Primary photo for The Russia HouseThe Russia House Writer (novel)  Less 1990 $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Little Drummer GirlThe Little Drummer Girl Commander (as David Cornwell), Writer (novel "The Little Drummer Girl")  Less 1984 $7.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Looking Glass WarThe Looking Glass War Writer (novel "The Looking Glass War")  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Deadly AffairThe Deadly Affair Writer (novel "Call For The Dead")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Spy Who Came in from the ColdThe Spy Who Came in from the Cold Writer (novel "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold")  Less 1965 $7.6MM / —
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Night ManagerThe Night Manager (TV Series) Writer (based on the novel by) (6 episodes, 2016), Executive Producer (6 episodes, 2016), Diner (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 6
    • Episode #1.6 (May 24, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (May 17, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (May 10, 2016) Diner (uncredited), Executive Producer, Writer (based on the novel by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Murder of QualityA Murder of Quality (TV Movie) Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for A Perfect SpyA Perfect Spy (TV Mini-series) Writer (5 episodes, 1987), Writer (novel) (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 7
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  • Primary photo for Smiley's PeopleSmiley's People (TV Mini-series) Writer (screenplay) (6 episodes, 1982), Writer (novel) (6 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Oct 27, 1982) Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 18, 1982) Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Oct 11, 1982) Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-series) Writer (novel) (7 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 7
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  • Primary photo for EndstationEndstation (TV Movie) Writer (story)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Summer 67Summer 67 (TV Series) Writer (script) (1 episode, 1968), Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Writer (story) (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
Self (34 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for La grande librairieLa grande librairie (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2018
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Author (segment "Le Carre") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The World's Greatest Spy MoviesThe World's Greatest Spy Movies (TV Movie) Himself - Author, 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for SPYMASTER: John le Carré in HamburgSPYMASTER: John le Carré in Hamburg (Video) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham GreeneDangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Interview with John le CarréInterview with John le Carré (Video) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for John Le Carre: A Life UnmaskedJohn Le Carre: A Life Unmasked (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Democracy Now!Democracy Now! (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Channel 4 NewsChannel 4 News (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for König der Spione - John le CarréKönig der Spione - John le Carré (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Mark Lawson Talks to...Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Author (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BeckmannBeckmann (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for John le Carré: From Page to the ScreenJohn le Carré: From Page to the Screen (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Special interview footage with John le Carré and John IrvinSpecial interview footage with John le Carré and John Irvin (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Le Carrés nyeste - en bog i vredeLe Carrés nyeste - en bog i vrede (TV Movie) Himself - Author  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Campus, le magazine de l'écritCampus, le magazine de l'écrit (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Secret CentreThe Secret Centre (TV Movie) Himself (as David Cornwell)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Un siècle d'écrivainsUn siècle d'écrivains (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BestsellerBestseller (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1996
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ApostrophesApostrophes (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Muy personalMuy personal (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for John le CarréJohn le Carré (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Spymaker Comes in from the Cold: An Interview with John le CarréThe Spymaker Comes in from the Cold: An Interview with John le Carré (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Summer 67Summer 67 (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Late Show LondonLate Show London (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Lectures pour tousLectures pour tous (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Contestant (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Author (segment "Le Carre") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Former MI6 Agent and Novellist (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015

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