Death of the ex-CIA agent Tony Mendez, who inspired the film Argo

Tony Mendez, the former CIA agent, a specialist in exfiltration, which has inspired the unbelievable story of the film “Argo” and Ben Affleck, died Saturday at the age of 78 years. Warner Bros. GmbH Tony Mendez, former CIA agent, a specialist in exfiltration at the origin of an incredible rescue operation of us diplomats taken hostage in Iran in 1979-1980, which inspired the oscar winning film Argo in 2012, died Saturday at the age of 78 years, died of Parkinson’s disease which he suffered for over a decade. To exfiltrate the diplomats taken hostage, Mendez had échaffaudé a plan to set up a Hollywood production of a fake science-fiction film, Argo, to go to Iran to scout locations and return to the United States with the hostages, pretending to be the team of the film. On January 27, 1980, with fake canadian passports to the six american hostages were able to return safe and sound. For the record, the trailer below is from the excellent film by and with Ben Affleck, Oscar 2013 best film… Argo trailer VO The current Secretary of State US Mike Pompeo, a former director of the CIA, responded to the announcement of the death of Tony Mendez, the, calling them “an intelligence officer extraordinarily gifted. Extract of Americans of the islamic Republic of Iran in 1980 was just one of his many achievements,” he added. Ben Affleck, who lends her traits to Tony Mendez in the film, has lauded him via his Twitter account “a true american hero. He was a man of a grace, a decency, a humility and kindness extraordinary. […] I am so proud to have worked for him, and to have told one of his stories. Tony Mendez was a true American hero. He was a man of extraordinary grace, decency, humility and kindness. He never sought the spotlight for his actions, he. sought to serve his country. I’m so proud to have worked for him and to have told one of his stories. #RIPTonyMendez — Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) January 20, 2019

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