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Smiley's People (1982–1982)

TV Mini-series | 360 min | Drama, Mystery

The murder of a Soviet defector forces his old handler, British spymaster George Smiley, out of retirement. His investigation leads to an old nemesis, the Soviet spymaster known only as Karla. This will be their final dance.
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Updated Sep 20, 1982

Release date (First episode)
Oct 25, 1982 (United States)

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93 cast members
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Alec Guinness
George Smiley George Smiley   See fewer
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6
Eileen Atkins
Madame Ostrakova Madame Ostrakova   See fewer
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4
Bill Paterson
Lauder Strickland Lauder Strickland   See fewer
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4
Vladek Sheybal
Otto Leipzig / Otto Leipzig (The Magician) Otto Leipzig / Otto Leipzig (The Magician)   See fewer
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4
Andy Bradford
Ferguson Ferguson   See fewer
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4
Bernard Hepton
Toby Esterhase Toby Esterhase   See fewer
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3
Michael Byrne
Peter Guillam Peter Guillam   See fewer
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3
Anthony Bate
Oliver Lacon Oliver Lacon   See fewer
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3
Tusse Silberg
Alexandra Ostrakova Alexandra Ostrakova   See fewer
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3
Germaine Delbat
Madame La Pierre Madame La Pierre   See fewer
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3
Mario Adorf
Claus Kretzschmar Claus Kretzschmar   See fewer
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2
Curd Jürgens
The General The General   See fewer
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Michael Lonsdale
Anton Grigoriev Anton Grigoriev   See fewer
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Barry Foster
Saul Enderby Saul Enderby   See fewer
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Michael Gough
Mikhel Mikhel   See fewer
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Rosalie Crutchley
Mother Felicity Mother Felicity   See fewer
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Ingrid Pitt
Elvira Elvira   See fewer
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Dudley Sutton
Oleg Kirov Oleg Kirov   See fewer
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Paul Herzberg
Villem Craven Villem Craven   See fewer
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Lucy Fleming
Molly Meakin Molly Meakin   See fewer
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Julia McCarthy
Millie McCraig Millie McCraig   See fewer
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Lucinda Curtis
Sister Beatitude Sister Beatitude   See fewer
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Jacques Maury
Sergei Sergei   See fewer
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Okon Jones
Mr. Lamb / Taxi Driver Mr. Lamb Mr. Lamb / Taxi Driver Mr. Lamb   See fewer
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Marion Garai
Litzi Meinertzhagen Litzi Meinertzhagen   See fewer
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Margrit Knecht
Dolly Meinertzhagen Dolly Meinertzhagen   See fewer
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Alexander Koumpan
Russian Agent Russian Agent   See fewer
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Alain Serres
Russian Agent Russian Agent   See fewer
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Vladimir Tikhomirov
Russian Agent Russian Agent   See fewer
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Maureen Lipman
Stella Craven Stella Craven   See fewer
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Beryl Reid
Connie Sachs Connie Sachs   See fewer
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Norma West
Hilary Hilary   See fewer
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Vass Anderson
Mr. Carson Mr. Carson   See fewer
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Siân Phillips
Lady Ann Smiley Lady Ann Smiley   See fewer
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Michael Elphick
Detective Chief Superintendent Detective Chief Superintendent   See fewer
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Thessy Kuhls
Frau Kretzschmar Frau Kretzschmar   See fewer
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William Wilde
'Blue Diamond' Waiter 'Blue Diamond' Waiter   See fewer
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Joe Praml
Paul Skordeno Paul Skordeno   See fewer
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Eugene Lipinski
De Silsky De Silsky   See fewer
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Carl Duering
Walther Walther   See fewer
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Alan Rickman
Mr. Brownlow Mr. Brownlow   See fewer
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Stephen Riddle
Nigel Mostyn Nigel Mostyn   See fewer
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Nina Zuckerman
Art Gallery Receptionist Art Gallery Receptionist   See fewer
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Jonathan Burn
Edmonds Edmonds   See fewer
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Jan Carey
Paris Hospital Sister Paris Hospital Sister   See fewer
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Robin Langford
'Blue Diamond' Receptionist 'Blue Diamond' Receptionist   See fewer
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Harry Walker
Murgotroyd Murgotroyd   See fewer
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Trevor Cooper
Sergeant Pike Sergeant Pike   See fewer
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Jeffrey Kime
Paris Ambulance Driver Paris Ambulance Driver   See fewer
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Richard Leech
Uncle Harry Uncle Harry   See fewer
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Guy Standeven
British Embassy Official British Embassy Official   See fewer
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Anna Wing
Woman at Westbourne Terrace Woman at Westbourne Terrace   See fewer
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Roswitha Dost
Sanitorium Nurse Sanitorium Nurse   See fewer
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Katherine Erhardy
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Renny Krupinski
Attaché Kuznetsov Attaché Kuznetsov   See fewer
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Ken Sicklen
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Woman in Window Woman in Window   See fewer
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Peter Guinness
Hari Krishna Monk Hari Krishna Monk   See fewer
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Man in Window Man in Window   See fewer
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Beckie Craven Beckie Craven   See fewer
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Margaret Heery
Mrs. Tremedda Mrs. Tremedda   See fewer
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Alex Jennings
P.C. Hall P.C. Hall   See fewer
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Alex Buchanan
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Vincent Grass
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Caroline Silhol
Marie-Claire Guillam Marie-Claire Guillam   See fewer
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Venicia Day
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Victoria Elliot
Grigorieva Grigorieva   See fewer
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Yves Peneau
Dmitri Dmitri   See fewer
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Frank Compton
Bryant Bryant   See fewer
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Cindy Shelley
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Jean Champion
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François Clavier
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Gita Denise
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8.6 / 10 | 3,330 votes