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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979–1979)

TV-14
TV Mini-series | 290 min | Drama, Thriller

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6's echelons.
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Updated Sep 10, 1979

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Sep 29, 1980 (United States)

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Alec Guinness
George Smiley George Smiley   See fewer
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Michael Jayston
Peter Guillam Peter Guillam   See fewer
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Anthony Bate
Sir Oliver Lacon / Oliver Lacon Sir Oliver Lacon / Oliver Lacon   See fewer
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George Sewell
Mendel Mendel   See fewer
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Bernard Hepton
Toby Esterhase Toby Esterhase   See fewer
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Ian Richardson
Bill Haydon Bill Haydon   See fewer
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Hywel Bennett
Ricki Tarr Ricki Tarr   See fewer
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Terence Rigby
Roy Bland Roy Bland   See fewer
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Ian Bannen
Jim Prideaux Jim Prideaux   See fewer
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Michael Aldridge
Percy Alleline Percy Alleline   See fewer
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Alexander Knox
Control Control   See fewer
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Daniel Beecher
Spikely Spikely   See fewer
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Beryl Reid
Connie Sachs Connie Sachs   See fewer
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John Wells
Headmaster Headmaster   See fewer
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Frank Compton
Bryant Bryant   See fewer
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Frank Moorey
Lauda Strickland Lauda Strickland   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Jerry Westerby Jerry Westerby   See fewer
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Thorley Walters
Tufty Thessinger Tufty Thessinger   See fewer
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John Standing
Sam Collins Sam Collins   See fewer
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Mandy Cuthbert
Molly Purcell Molly Purcell   See fewer
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Pauline Letts
Mrs. Pope-Graham Mrs. Pope-Graham   See fewer
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Stephen Earle
Norman Norman   See fewer
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Betty Hardy
Headmaster's Mother Headmaster's Mother   See fewer
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Nigel Stock
Roddy Martindale Roddy Martindale   See fewer
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Siân Phillips
Ann Smiley Ann Smiley   See fewer
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Guy Standeven
Flemying-Smith Flemying-Smith   See fewer
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George Pravda
Polyakov Polyakov   See fewer
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Jean Rimmer
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Alisa Brimley Alisa Brimley   See fewer
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Linda Linda   See fewer
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Paul Skordeno Paul Skordeno   See fewer
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8.6 / 10 | 6,799 votes