The Spook Who Sat by the Door 47 years old

Their first mistake was letting him in. Their biggest mistake was letting him out!

The Spook Who Sat by the Door

A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.

Credits

Paul Butler
Paul Butler

Do-Daddy Dean

Paula Kelly
Paula Kelly

Dahomey Queen

Don Blakely
Don Blakely

Stud Davis

Lawrence Cook
Lawrence Cook

Dan Freeman

All Cast

Name Character
Paul Butler He was 18, now 65 years old as Do-Daddy Dean
Don Blakely He was 35, 65 years old when he died as Stud Davis
Paula Kelly She was 29, 76 years old when she died as Dahomey Queen
Lawrence Cook He was 43, 73 years old when he died as Dan Freeman
Janet League as Joy

Crew

Name Department
Cheryal Kearney as Set Decoration. Art
A. Leslie Thomas as Art Direction. Art
Michel Hugo as Director of Photography. He was 43 (80) years old when He died Camera
Ivan Dixon as Director. He was 42 (76) years old when He died Directing
Ivan Dixon as Producer. He was 42 (76) years old when He died Production
Michael Kahn as Editor. He was 37 (now 85) years old Editing
Sam Greenlee as Producer. He was 43 (83) years old when He died Production
Sam Greenlee as Screenplay. He was 43 (83) years old when He died Writing
Sam Greenlee as Novel. He was 43 (83) years old when He died Writing
Melvin Clay as Screenplay. Writing
The Spook Who Sat by the Door poster
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (47 years)

Their first mistake was letting him in. Their biggest mistake was letting him out!

  • Release day: Friday, September 21, 1973
  • Runtime: 102 minutes