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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:
Director J. Edgar Hoover / J. Edgar Hoover in 'J. Edgar' / J.Edgar Hoover / Kidnapper AKA J. Edgar Hoover / Young Hoover

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TV:
  1. All the Way (2016) (TV) Played by Stephen Root
  2. "El ministerio del tiempo"
        - Tiempo de magia (2016) TV episode, Played by Miguel Hermoso Arnao
  3. "American Lawmen"
        - Melvin Purvis: The Gang Buster (2016) TV episode, Played by James J. Wilson
  4. "Deadly Shootouts"
        - The Ma Barker Massacre (2016) TV episode, Played by Fabian Starr
  5. "The Spoils Before Dying"
        - The Biscuit Eaters (2015) TV episode, Played by Will Ferrell
  6. "Hangar 1: The UFO Files"
        - Captured Aliens (2015) TV episode, Played by Steven T. Bartlett
  7. "Boardwalk Empire"
        - Farewell Daddy Blues (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Ladin (as Director J. Edgar Hoover)
        - 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)
  8. The Curse of Edgar (2013) (TV) Played by Brian Cox
    ... aka "La malédiction d'Edgar" - France (original title)
  9. "Drunk History"
        - Atlanta (2013) TV episode, Played by Rob Riggle
  10. "Mystery Television"
        - Episode #1.574 (2013) TV episode, Played by Dean Dawson (as J.Edgar Hoover)
  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. Sins of the Father (2002) (TV) Played by Tom McBeath

  14. Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999) (TV) Played by Aron Tager
    ... aka "Mr. Rock and Roll" - USA (alternative title)
  15. "Millennium"
        - Matryoshka (1999) TV episode, Played by David Fredericks
  16. "Dark Skies"
        - The Warren Omission (1997) TV episode, Played by Wayne Tippit
        - We Shall Overcome (1996) TV episode, Played by Wayne Tippit
  17. "The X-Files"
    ... aka "The X Files" - Canada (original title)
    ... aka "X-File" - Japan (English title)
        - Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man (1996) TV episode, Played by David Fredericks (as Director J. Edgar Hoover)
  18. Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair (1993) (TV) Played by Richard Dysart
  19. Citizen Cohn (1992) (TV) Played by Pat Hingle

  20. The Revenge of Al Capone (1989) (TV) Played by Jordan Charney
  21. "Throb"
        - Death Be Not Weird (1987) TV episode, Played by Tom Finnegan
  22. J. Edgar Hoover (1987) (TV) Played by Treat Williams
  23. "Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War" Played by Jack Warden
    ... aka "Hoover Versus the Kennedys" - International (English title) (informal title)
    ... aka "Hoover vs. The Kennedys" - International (English title) (informal short title)
        - Episode #1.1 (1987) TV episode, Played by Jack Warden
        - Episode #1.2 (1987) TV episode, Played by Jack Warden
  24. "Robert Kennedy and His Times"
        - Episode #1.1 (1985) TV episode, Played by Ned Beatty
  25. "American Playhouse"
        - Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) TV episode, Played by Raymond Serra
  26. Blood Feud (1983) (TV) Played by Ernest Borgnine
  27. "Kennedy"
        - Episode #1.2 (1983) TV episode, Played by Vincent Gardenia

  28. "Blind Ambition" Played by Logan Ramsey
        - Part IV (1979) TV episode, Played by Logan Ramsey
        - Part III (1979) TV episode, Played by Logan Ramsey
        - Part II (1979) TV episode, Played by Logan Ramsey
        - Part I (1979) TV episode, Played by Logan Ramsey
  29. "A Man Called Intrepid" Played by Ken James
        - Episode #1.1 (1979) TV episode, Played by Ken James
        - Episode #1.2 (1979) TV episode, Played by Ken James
        - Episode #1.3 (1979) TV episode, Played by Ken James
  30. "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
  31. "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
  32. 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)

  33. "The Jack Benny Program"
    ... aka "The Jack Benny Show" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "The Lucky Strike Program" - USA (alternative title)
        - Jack Is Kidnapped (1963) TV episode, Played by Warren J. Kemmerling (as Kidnapper AKA J. Edgar Hoover)

  34. "The Big Story"
        - The Cat (1953) TV episode, Played by Russell Hardie
        - The Cat (????) TV episode, Played by Russell Hardie
Video:
  1. Public Enemies (1996) (V) Played by Brian Peck
    ... aka "Public Enemy No. 1" - USA (TV title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "10 Things You Don't Know About"
        - J Edgar Hoover (2012) TV episode, Played by Leonardo DiCaprio
  2. 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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Quotes:
From Public Enemies (2009)
J. Edgar Hoover: John Dillinger held up a bank for $74,000 while you failed to arrest Nelson.
Melvin Purvis: Sir, I take full responsibility. And I would like to make a request. That we transfer men with special qualifications to augment the staff here in Chicago. There are some former Texas and Oklahoma lawmen currently with the Bureau in Dallas.
J. Edgar Hoover: I thought you understood what I'm building. A modern force of professional young men of the best sort.
Melvin Purvis: I'm afraid our type cannot get the job done.
J. Edgar Hoover: Excuse me, I cannot hear you.
Melvin Purvis: Our type cannot get the job done.
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