America's Most Wanted Spies

Naomi Watts and Valerie Plame Wilson blow the lid off the ex-spy’s blown cover

By the MORE Women Editors
Valerie Plame Wilson (left) with Naomi Watts, who plays the ex CIA agent in the movie "Fair Game.
Photograph: Photo courtesy of Associated Press

In 2003, after her husband, Joe Wilson, wrote an op-ed column questioning the Bush Administration’s reasons for invading Iraq, Valerie Plame Wilson was outed by the White House as a CIA operative. Her career as an undercover agent was effectively over. She subsequently published a book about the experience, Fair Game, which has since been adapted for the big screen. The film, starring Naomi Watts as Plame Wilson and Sean Penn as her husband, is in theaters November 5. In the meantime, check out:

An interview with Valerie Plame Wilson in which she discusses Hollywood, motherhood, espionage and more.

A slideshow of our favorite spy movies, from the silly to the sublime.

First Published Mon, 2010-10-18 15:44

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