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For non-fictional spies, please see Spies.

Spy fiction, literature concerning the forms of espionage, was a sub-genre derived from the novel during the nineteenth century, which then evolved into a discrete genre before the First World War (1914–18), when governments established modern intelligence agencies in the early twentieth century.

List of actors protraying spies

  • Don Adams, American actor, best-known for his role as as Maxwell Smart on the television series Get Smart

List of spy fiction writers

  • Edward S. Aarons, American author, best-known for writing the "Assignment" series, starring CIA agent Sam Durell
  • John le Carré (born David John Moore Cornwell), British author, best-known his third novel The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
  • Desmond Cory, British author, best-known for creating the fictional character Johnny Fedora
  • Ian Fleming, British author, best-known for creating the fictional character James Bond
  • Donald Hamilton, American author, best-known for his series starring Matt Hel

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