Alan Caillou Net Worth

Alan Caillou was born on November 09, 1914 in  Surrey, England, United Kingdom, is Actor, Writer. Englishman Alan Lyle-Smythe was born in 1914. The future film and TV writer-actor trained as an actor before serving for four years with the Palestine Police in the 1930s. At the outbreak of World War II, he joined the British Army; part of their Intelligence Corps, he operated behind enemy lines in Libya and Tunisia, escaped a firing squad execution and worked with guerrillas in Yugoslavia. ("Alan Caillou" was one of Lyle-Smythe's many wartime aliases; thinking it lucky, he took it in real life.) After the war, he was a police chief in Ethiopia, a district officer in Somalia and the founder of a theatrical company in Africa. Returning to the old prefessions of acting and writing, Caillou worked in Canadian TV in the 1950s and later relocated to Hollywood, where his became a familiar name in the credits of movies and TV series.
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Who is it? Actor, Writer
Birth Day November 09, 1914
Birth Place  Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died On 1 October 2006 (2006-11) (aged 91)\nSedona, Arizona, U.S.
Birth Sign Sagittarius
Occupation Author, actor, screenwriter, soldier, policeman and professional hunter

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Alan Lyle-Smythe was born in Surrey, England. Prior to World War II he served with the Palestine Police from 1936 to 1939, where he learned the Arabic language. He was awarded an MBE in June 1938. He married Aliza Sverdova in 1939, then studied acting from 1939–1941.


In January 1940, Lyle-Smythe was commissioned in the Royal Army Service Corps. Due to his linguistic skills, he transferred to the Intelligence Corps and served in the Western Desert where he used the surname "Caillou" (the French word for 'stone') as an alias.


Following the war he returned to the Palestine Police from 1946 to 1947 then served as a Police Commissioner in British occupied Italian Somaliland from 1947 to 1952, where he was recommissioned a Captain. He wrote about this experience in the book Sheba Slept Here.


He was captured in North Africa, imprisoned and threatened with execution in Italy, then escaped to join the British forces at Salerno. He was then posted to serve with the partisans in Yugoslavia. He wrote about his experiences in the book The World is Six Feet Square (1954). He was promoted to Captain and awarded the Military Cross in 1944.


Several of Caillou's novels were filmed, such as Rampage with Robert Mitchum in 1963 based on his big game hunting knowledge, Assault on Agathon with Nico Minardos as Cabot Cain for which Caillou did the screenplay as well, and The Cheetahs, filmed in 1989. He can be seen as a contestant on 23 January 1958 edition of You Bet Your Life.


He appeared as an actor and/or worked as a Screenwriter in such shows as Daktari, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (including the screenwriting for "The Bow-Wow Affair" from 1965), Thriller, Daniel Boone, Quark, Centennial, and How the West Was Won. She appeared in such television movies such as Sole Survivor (1970), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972, as Inspector Lestrade), and Goliath Awaits (1981). His cinema film credits included roles in Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962), Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965), The Rare Breed (1966), The Devil's Brigade (1968), Hellfighters (1968), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972), Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977), Beyond Evil (1980), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) and The Ice Pirates (1984).


Alan Caillou died in Sedona, Arizona, United States in 2006.