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English author and screenwriter
John Howlett is ...
|Born||4 April 1940|
|Died||3 March 2019|
|Age||78 years, 11 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||United States of America|
About John Howlett
John Howlett, born on April 4, 1940, is an English author and screenwriter known for his works in the thriller and crime genres. Howlett's career began in the 1960s, when he worked as a journalist for various publications, including Rolling Stone Magazine. He later transitioned to writing novels and screenplays, and his work has been adapted for film and television.
Howlett's most notable works include the novel "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold," which was adapted into a film starring Richard Burton, and the screenplay for the film "The Constant Gardener," which earned him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He has also written several other novels, including "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "Smiley's People," which feature the character George Smiley, a British intelligence officer.
Throughout his career, Howlett has been praised for his ability to create complex and nuanced characters, as well as his skill at crafting intricate plots. His work often explores themes of espionage, betrayal, and the moral ambiguity of those involved in intelligence operations.
Despite his success, Howlett has remained relatively private, rarely giving interviews or making public appearances. He has been described as a "reclusive genius" by some of his colleagues in the industry.
In recent years, Howlett has continued to write and publish new works, including the novel "A Legacy of Spies," which was released in 2017. His contributions to the world of literature and film have cemented his place as one of the most influential and respected writers of his generation.
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- "The Constant Gardener" directed by Fernando Meirelles
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- "Smiley's People" by John le Carré
- "A Legacy of Spies" by John le Carré
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