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Roderick Thorp (1936–1999)

Writer | Actor | Miscellaneous Crew

Novelist, short-story writer, teacher -- and private detective. He wrote two novels that would be turned into theatrical films, "The Detective" (1966), which became The Detective; and "Nothing Lasts ... read full biography
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Sep 1, 1936 (died Apr 28, 1999)
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Past Film & Video (7 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
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$92MM
$25MM
$67MM
$305MM
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Writer (certain original characters) Writer (certain original characters)   See fewer
$110MM
$33MM
$135MM
$388MM
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Writer (certain original characters) Writer (certain original characters)   See fewer
$90MM
$22MM
$100MM
$366MM
Deep Down (1994)
Cook (as Roderick Spencer) Cook (as Roderick Spencer)   See fewer
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Certain Original Characters (as Roderick Thorpe) Certain Original Characters (as Roderick Thorpe)   See fewer
$70MM
$22MM
$118MM
$240MM
Die Hard (1988)
Writer (novel "Nothing Lasts Forever") Writer (novel "Nothing Lasts Forever")   See fewer
$28MM
$602K
$84MM
$141MM
The Detective (1968)
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$4.5MM
Past Television (2 titles) Episodes
Devlin (1992)
(TV Movie) - Writer (book) Writer (book)   See fewer
Rainbow Drive (1990)
(TV Movie) - Writer (book) Writer (book)   See fewer
Self (1 title)
Unsolved Mysteries (1996)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 1996) Self (1 episode, 1996)   See fewer
Episode #8.15 (Feb 16, 1996) Season 8, Episode 15 - Self Self   See fewer
Archive Footage (1 title)
The Movies That Made Us (2019)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 2019) Self (1 episode, 2019)   See fewer
Die Hard (Nov 29, 2019) Season 1, Episode 4 - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Other (1 title)
Die Hard (1990)
(Video Game) - Writer (inspired by the novel by) (uncredited) Writer (inspired by the novel by) (uncredited)   See fewer
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