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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:
Edgar Hoover / J. Edgar Hoover in 'J. Edgar' / Young Hoover

Filmography

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  1. The Maury Island Incident (2014) Played by John Patrick Lowrie
  2. The Death of Jack Hamilton (2014) Played by Will Harrison-Wallace
  3. "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)
  4. The Curse of Edgar (2013) (TV) Played by Brian Cox (as Edgar Hoover)
    ... aka "La malédiction d'Edgar" - France (original title)
  5. The Red Menace (2013) Played by Bryan K. Davis
  6. "Drunk History"
        - Atlanta (2013) TV episode, Played by Rob Riggle
  7. The Spymaster (2013) Played by John Ross Clark
  8. No God, No Master (2012) Played by Sean McNall
  9. J. Edgar (2011) Played by Leonardo DiCaprio
  10. "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
  11. "Unnatural History"
        - Public School Enemies (2010) TV episode, Played by Brad Borbridge

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

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

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

  38. "Blind Ambition" (1979) TV series Played by Logan Ramsey
  39. "A Man Called Intrepid" (1979) TV series Played by Ken James
  40. The Brink's Job (1978) Played by Sheldon Leonard
  41. "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
  42. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977) Played by Broderick Crawford / James Wainwright (as Young Hoover)
  43. "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
  44. Lepke (1975) Played by Erwin Fuller
  45. 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)
  46. Bananas (1971) Played by Dorothi Fox

  47. The FBI Story (1959) Played by Will J. White
  48. "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

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Quotes:
From J. Edgar (2011)
Congressman: But your agency is already one of the most well-funded in Washington, is it not?
J. Edgar Hoover: Yes, that is true sir, but our car and bank robbery recoveries totaled 6.5 million last year, and our budget is only, well, 2 million. Unlike other departments in Washington, we actually run a profit.
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