Eric Ambler (I) (1909–1998)

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Purple Plain (1954) | A Night to Remember (1958) | The Cruel Sea (1953)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations More »
BORN 
Jun 28, 1909 (died Oct 22, 1998)

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Past Film & Video (23 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Journey Into FearJourney Into Fear Writer (novel)  Less 1975 CAD 2.5MM
  • Primary photo for TopkapiTopkapi Writer (based on the novel "The Light of Day")  Less 1964 $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mutiny on the BountyMutiny on the Bounty Writer (uncredited)  Less 1962 $19MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Wreck of the Mary DeareThe Wreck of the Mary Deare Writer (screenplay)  Less 1959 $2.6MM $1.2MM / $2.8MM
  • Primary photo for A Night to RememberA Night to Remember Writer (screenplay)  Less 1958 $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for Battle HellBattle Hell Writer (screenplay)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Lease of LifeLease of Life Writer (screenplay)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Purple PlainThe Purple Plain Writer (screenplay)  Less 1954 $2MM $1.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Cruel SeaThe Cruel Sea Writer (screenplay)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Shoot FirstShoot First Writer (screenplay)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for The PromoterThe Promoter Writer (screenplay)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for The Magic BoxThe Magic Box Writer (screenplay)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for EncoreEncore Writer (the three stories adapted for the screen by) (segments: Gigolo and Gigolette)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Highly DangerousHighly Dangerous Writer  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Passionate FriendsThe Passionate Friends Producer (uncredited), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Oliver TwistOliver Twist Writer (contributor to screenplay) (uncredited)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for The October ManThe October Man Producer, Writer (novel), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Hotel ReserveHotel Reserve Writer (adapted from the novel "Epitaph For A Spy" by)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for The Way AheadThe Way Ahead Writer (original story), Writer (screen play)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for The Mask of DimitriosThe Mask of Dimitrios Writer (novel "A Coffin for Dimitrios")  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Background to DangerBackground to Danger Writer (novel "Background to Danger")  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for The New LotThe New Lot (Short) Bren Gun Instructor (uncredited), Writer  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Journey Into FearJourney Into Fear Writer (novel)  Less 1942
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Care of TimeThe Care of Time (TV Movie) Writer (book)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for A Quiet ConspiracyA Quiet Conspiracy (TV Mini-series) Writer (story) (4 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 4
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  • Primary photo for Eine Art von ZornEine Art von Zorn (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Ricatto internazionaleRicatto internazionale (TV Mini-series) Writer (novel "The Intercom Conspiracy") (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 3
    • Episode #1.3 (Jul 5, 1980) Writer (novel "The Intercom Conspiracy")  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Jul 2, 1980) Writer (novel "The Intercom Conspiracy")  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 28, 1980) Writer (novel "The Intercom Conspiracy")  Less
  • Primary photo for Love Hate LoveLove Hate Love (TV Movie) Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Journey Into FearJourney Into Fear (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1966), Writer (novel) (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Mystery TheaterKraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Epitaph for a SpyEpitaph for a Spy (TV Series) Writer (novel) (3 episodes, 1963), Writer (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 4
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  • Primary photo for CheckmateCheckmate (TV Series) Writer (creator) (68 episodes, 1960), Writer (created by) (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1960–1962 70
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  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Alcoa PremiereAlcoa Premiere (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Moment of FearMoment of Fear (TV Series) Writer (novel: Judgment on Deltchev) (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • A Touch of Guilt (Jul 29, 1960) Writer (novel: Judgment on Deltchev)  Less
  • Primary photo for SuspicionSuspicion (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for The Schirmer InheritanceThe Schirmer Inheritance (TV Series) Writer (novel) (6 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 6
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  • Primary photo for Climax!Climax! (TV Series) Writer (novel) (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954–1956 2
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Writer (adaptation) (1 episode, 1956), Writer (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • The Magic Box (Aug 15, 1956) Writer (adaptation), Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for CasablancaCasablanca (TV Series) Writer (story) (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Epitaph for a SpyEpitaph for a Spy (TV Mini-series) Writer (novel) (6 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953 6
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Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Kee and LevinKee and Levin (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966

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