Dennis Spooner

Last updated 09 January 2020

Dennis Spooner (1932-1986)
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Dennis Spooner

Born: Thursday 1st December 1932
Died: Saturday 20th September 1986 (age: 53)


Dennis Spooner was an English television screenwriter and story editor, known primarily for his programmes about fictional spies and his work children's television in the 1960s. He had long-lasting professional relationships with a number of other British screenwriters and producers - most notably Brian Clemens, Terry Nation, Monty Berman, and Richard Harris - with whom he shaped several programmes. Though a contributor to BBC programmes, his work also made him one of the most prolific writers of televised output from ITC Entertainment.