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Background Information

Employment History

British Security Service


Carlisle Theatre Company

Sarah's Backstage Pass

Intelligence Speakers Bureau

Intelligence Officer, An Author and An Artist

Central Intelligence Agency


Board Member
International Spy Museum

Board of Advisors Member

Member of the Fledgling Criminal Profiling Unit
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Star Wars


fine art

University of Colorado

Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree

The Master of Disguise

author of Master of Disguise


Brooks Institute

masters of deception

recruiting master Hollywood makeup artists

field. !sub1!Special government

Web References (200 Total References)

Tony & Jonna Mendez | Premiere Motivational Speakers Bureau [cached]

Tony Mendez is a retired CIA officer, an author and an award-winning painter with an international reputation. He lives and works in his studios and gallery on his forty-acre farm in rural Maryland.

In 1965 CIA's Technical Services Division recruited him. Born in the loneliest town on the loneliest road in America, Eureka, Nevada, Tony led two lives. For 25 years he worked under ... VIEW MORE
Tony & Jonna Mendez travels from Washington, DC and requires travel to be determined by event city
Tony Mendez, real-life CIA operative on which the movie is based, shares his personal experiences and insight into one ... View More
Tony Mendez Awarded Presidential...
Posted August 20th 2015 "Tony Mendez received this Presidential challenge coin from Barack Obama when visiting the White House.
Tony Mendez, the retired CIA agent played by Ben Affleck in the hit movie "Argo,'' has revealed that he is battling Parkinson's...

Spy See Reviews [cached]

Antonio J. Mendez, The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA (New York: Morrow, 1999)

Mendez, Antonio J. "A Classic Case of Deception. Studies in Intelligence (Winter 1999-2000): 1-16.
Mendez, Antonio and Jonna Mendez, with Bruce Henderson.

History & Mission ยท International Spy Museum [cached]

Antonio Joseph Mendez Former Chief, Graphics and Authentication Division, Central Intelligence Agency Jonna Hiestand Mendez Former Chief of Disguise, Central Intelligence Agency Dame Stella Rimington Former Director General, British Security Service (MI5)

Mossadegh and the 1953 Coup in Iran: Over 400 Testimonies [cached]

Tony Mendez

The CIA on Twitter: A One Year Retrospective by Arash Norouzi [cached]

By way of demonstration, here's a cute little exchange during a Feb. 2013 Today Show interview with the CIA's Argo hero, Tony Mendez:

MENDEZ: Are you kidding?
MENDEZ: Yeah, and then we'll blow up their car if it doesn't happen...
Q: (Chuckling) I thought you said that the CIA guys were loveable.
MENDEZ: They are.
Q: But you don't want to get them on your bad side.
MENDEZ: That's right.

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