It Takes a Thief (1968 - 1970)

It Takes a Thief

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Debonair burglar Alexander Mundy is released from jail when he agrees to work for a U.S. agency in this genial adventure. In the second season, he occasionally enlisted the help of his light-fingered father (memorably played by Fred Astaire).

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1969, ABC, 24 episodes

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1968, ABC, 16 episodes


Robert Wagner
as Alexander Mundy
Malachi Throne
as Noah Bain
Edward Binns
as Wallie Powers
Fred Astaire
as Alistair Mundy
Joseph Cotten
as Heinrich
James Shigeta
as Prince Phon Sing
Paul Lukas
as Von Wolfgang
Martine Beswick
as Christina
Frank de Kova
as General Tashkov
Bill Bixby
as George
Patrick Adiarte
as Prince Mardak
Senta Berger
as Claire Vickers
Lyn Peters
as Rubano
Hermione Gingold
as Duchess Christina
Rosemary Forsyth
as Miss Harris
Tina Louise
as Anna Martine
Ida Lupino
as Dr. Schneider
Tania Lemani
as Mercedes
Paul Stewart
as Burkhardt
John Saxon
as Dead Man
Ivan Dixon
as General
Dana Wynter
as Contessa
Than Wyenn
as Lukovits
Thomas Gomez
as Bottirelli
Rudy Solari
as Manetti
Alice Ghostley
as Miss Prillo
Peter Bromilow
as Frederick
Mario Alcade
as Hardtman
Steve Ihnat
as Gilvenny
Bruce Gordon
as Boselli
Geoffrey Holder
as Paris Couturier
Alfred Ryder
as Schroeder
Mari Blanchard
as Mme. Gamar
Gino Conforti
as Dimontelli
Kay Peters
as Countess
Dennis Cross
as SIA Man
Allan Emerson
as Mitchell
Martha Hyer
as Press Secretary
Ron Soble
as Parvis
Whit Bissell
as Jenkins
Edmond O'Brien
as Rock McCauley
Lynn Kellogg
as Gabriella
Renzo Cesana
as President
Don Knight
as Bertie
Earl Holliman
as Berserk Security Chief
Bette Davis
as Former Queen of Thieves
Jane Morgan
as Painting owner
Hanna Hertelendy
as Mme. Kovney
Elsa Lanchester
as Molly Taylor
Bill Cort
as Whitman
Gregg Martel
as Bartender
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Jan 9, 1968
Genre: Action & Adventure
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