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J. Edgar Hoover (Character)
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J. Edgar -- As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
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Biography:
John Edgar Hoover (Enrico Colantoni) John Edgar... See more »
Alternate Names:
J. Edgar Hoover in 'J. Edgar' / Young Hoover

Filmography

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  1. The Death of Jack Hamilton (2014) Played by Will Harrison-Wallace

  2. Selma (2014) Played by Dylan Baker
  3. The Maury Island Incident (2014) Played by John Patrick Lowrie
  4. "Boardwalk Empire"
        - Farewell Daddy Blues (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Ladin
        - White Horse Pike (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Ladin
        - William Wilson (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Ladin
        - The North Star (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Ladin
        - All In (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Ladin
          (1 more)
  5. No God, No Master (2013) Played by Sean McNall
  6. The Curse of Edgar (2013) (TV) Played by Brian Cox
    ... aka "La malédiction d'Edgar" - France (original title)
  7. The Red Menace (2013) Played by Bryan K. Davis
  8. "Drunk History"
        - Atlanta (2013) TV episode, Played by Rob Riggle
  9. The Spymaster (2013) Played by John Ross Clark
  10. J. Edgar (2011) Played by Leonardo DiCaprio
  11. "The Kennedys"
        - Lancer and Lace (2011) TV episode, Played by Enrico Colantoni
        - Bobby's War (2011) TV episode, Played by Enrico Colantoni
        - Bay of Pigs (2011) TV episode, Played by Enrico Colantoni
  12. "Unnatural History"
        - Public School Enemies (2010) TV episode, Played by Brad Borbridge

  13. Public Enemies (2009) Played by Billy Crudup
  14. Size Ten or G-Men (2008) Played by James Calvert
  15. The Commission (2003) Played by Steve Eastin
  16. Don't Ask Don't Tell (2002) Played by Steve Lippe
  17. Sins of the Father (2002) (TV) Played by Tom McBeath
  18. Hoover (2000) Played by Ernest Borgnine
  19. Timequest (2000) Played by Larry Drake

  20. Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999) (TV) Played by Aron Tager
    ... aka "Mr. Rock and Roll" - USA (alternative title)
  21. "Millennium"
        - Matryoshka (1999) TV episode, Played by David Fredericks
  22. "Dark Skies"
        - The Warren Omission (1997) TV episode, Played by Wayne Tippit
        - We Shall Overcome (1996) TV episode, Played by Wayne Tippit
  23. "The X-Files"
    ... aka "The X Files" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "X-File" - Japan (English title)
        - Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man (1996) TV episode, Played by David Fredericks
  24. Baby Face Nelson (1996) Played by Jack Knight
  25. Public Enemies (1996) (V) Played by Brian Peck
    ... aka "Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (TV title)
  26. Nixon (1995) Played by Bob Hoskins
  27. Panther (1995/I) Played by Richard Dysart
  28. Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair (1993) (TV) Played by Richard Dysart
  29. Chaplin (1992) Played by Kevin Dunn
  30. Citizen Cohn (1992) (TV) Played by Pat Hingle

  31. The Revenge of Al Capone (1989) (TV) Played by Jordan Charney
  32. Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War (1987) (TV) Played by Jack Warden
  33. "Throb"
        - Death Be Not Weird (1987) TV episode, Played by Tom Finnegan
  34. J. Edgar Hoover (1987) (TV) Played by Treat Williams
  35. "Robert Kennedy and His Times"
        - Episode #1.1 (1985) TV episode, Played by Ned Beatty
  36. "American Playhouse"
        - Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) TV episode, Played by Raymond Serra
  37. Blood Feud (1983) (TV) Played by Ernest Borgnine
  38. "Kennedy"
        - Episode #1.2 (1983) TV episode, Played by Vincent Gardenia

  39. "Blind Ambition" (1979) TV series Played by Logan Ramsey
  40. "A Man Called Intrepid" (1979) TV series Played by Ken James
  41. The Brink's Job (1978) Played by Sheldon Leonard
  42. "King"
        - Episode #1.3 (1978) TV episode, Played by Dolph Sweet
        - Episode #1.2 (1978) TV episode, Played by Dolph Sweet
        - Episode #1.1 (1978) TV episode, Played by Dolph Sweet
  43. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977) Played by Broderick Crawford / James Wainwright (as Young Hoover)
  44. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Broderick Crawford/Levon Helm/Dr. John/The Meters (1977) TV episode, Played by Broderick Crawford
  45. Lepke (1975) Played by Erwin Fuller
  46. The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One (1974) (TV) Played by Harris Yulin
    ... aka "Alvin Karpis: Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (alternative title)
  47. Bananas (1971) Played by Dorothi Fox

  48. The FBI Story (1959) Played by Will J. White
  49. "The Big Story"
        - The Cat (1953) TV episode, Played by Russell Hardie
        - The Cat (????) TV episode, Played by Russell Hardie
Archive Footage:
  1. "10 Things You Don't Know About"
        - J Edgar Hoover (2012) TV episode, Played by Leonardo DiCaprio (as J. Edgar Hoover in 'J. Edgar')
  2. 2011 Samsung AACTA Awards (2012) (TV) Played by Leonardo DiCaprio
  3. Kelsey Grammer Salutes Jack Benny (1995) (TV) Played by Walter Kammerling

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From J. Edgar (2011)
J. Edgar Hoover: What's important at this time is to re-clarify the difference between hero and villain. See more »

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