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Sterling Hayden: The Hollywood Star That Left the Silver Screen to Become a Spy

It almost sounds like a classic Hollywood screenplay: A handsome Hollywood leading man leaves fame and fortune behind to become a real-life spy. During World War II, Sterling Hayden did exactly that.

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