Tony Mendez (Irish, Italian, Mexican)[American]

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Known as: Retired CIA Technical Operations Officer, Author & Artist (Known for his on-the-scene management of the “Canadian caper” during the Iran hostage crisis; His story during that crisis was adapted in Oscar winning film “Argo”)

Written Works: “Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA”, “Spy Dust: Two Masters of Disguise Reveal the Tools and Operations that Helped Win the Cold War”, “A Classic Case of Deception”, “Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History”

Awards/Accolades: Intelligence Star, CIA Trailblazer Award, Order of the Sphinx

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Anthony Quinn (Mexican-Irish/Mexican (Aztec)) [American (Born in Mexico)]

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Known as: Legendary Film Actor, Painter & Writer (Winner of two Oscars for “Lust for Life” and “Viva Zapata”; Acted in over 140 films and as many different ethnicities)

 

Movies: “Zorba the Greek”, “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Lust for Life”, “Viva Zapata!”, “Wild is the Wind”,”The Guns of Navarone”, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, “Requiem for a Heavyweight”, “The Message”, “Guns for San Sebastian”, “Lion of the Desert, “The Secret of Santa Vittoria”, “The Ox-Bow Incident”

 

TV: “The Man and the City”, “Gotti”, “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”, “The Old Man and the Sea”, “The Cosby Show”, “La noche de los castillos”, “Camino de Santiago”

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