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He wrote for long-running TV series The Bill and his film, Harrigan, starring Stephen Tompkinson as a hard-bitten detective sergeant on a North East sink estate, was released last year.
IT'S quite a change from playing a hard-bitten cop - but 70s star David Soul has a new role.
He charmed the room of 20 hard-bitten journalists,'' said Jeffrey Leen, The Post's investigations editor who attended a lunch meeting with Bezos.
After the train wreck of her brief marriage to epicene roue Russell Brand, her dazzling smiles are starting to look as artificial as those of the ageing, hard-bitten Joan Crawford" - Feminist academic Camille Paglia on pop singer Katy Perry (pictured).
Hard-bitten, moody hunter Ottway (Neeson) must try to lead them to safety in a film from A-Team director Joe Carnahan.
Minotaur's subject is the kind of love that exists between writer and reader, between writer and writer; the book is a love letter from a hard-bitten man from a faraway country," La Farge continued.
50pm Nick Nolte stars as Jack Cates, a hard-bitten, alcoholic San Francisco detective who teams up with convict Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy) in order to break his latest case.
Stallone plays Barney 'The Schizo' Ross, the hard-bitten leader of an all-star team of mercenaries.
THE VERDICT This impressively sustained French crime drama is classy hard-bitten subtitled fare.
Castellanos presents McQuinn in A Dragon in the Caribbean, the second action-adventure novel starring the hard-bitten NOC Central Intelligence Agency officer Felipe McQuinn and his trusted allies.
American audiences in 1942 hoped the hard-bitten and cynical Rick would find it in his tough-guy heart to forgive and rescue the lovely Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) and to help her husband-hero Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid) escape the snares of his Nazi captors.