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Clyde Tolson (Character)
from J. Edgar (2011)

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J. Edgar -- As head of the FBI through eight presidents and three wars, Hoover waged battle against threats both real and perceived, often bending the rules to keep his countrymen safe.
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.
J. Edgar -- Netherlands trailer for J. Edgar.
J. Edgar -- Italian trailer for J. Edgar.

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  1. Double-O (2015) Played by Ethan Pinkerton
  2. The Curse of Edgar (2013) (TV) Played by Anthony Higgins
    ... aka "La malédiction d'Edgar" - France (original title)
  3. J. Edgar (2011) Played by Armie Hammer
  4. "The Kennedys"
        - Bay of Pigs (2011) TV episode, Played by Kevin Jubinville

  5. Public Enemies (2009) Played by Chandler Williams
  6. Size Ten or G-Men (2008) Played by Jeff Keel

  7. "Millennium"
        - Matryoshka (1999) TV episode, Played by Peter Hanlon
  8. "Dark Skies"
        - The Warren Omission (1997) TV episode, Played by Jack Ritschel
  9. Nixon (1995) Played by Brian Bedford
  10. Citizen Cohn (1992) (TV) Played by Daniel von Bargen

  11. J. Edgar Hoover (1987) (TV) Played by Robert Harper
  12. "Robert Kennedy and His Times" (1985) TV series Played by Jack Thibeau
  13. "American Playhouse"
        - Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) TV episode, Played by Ralph Byers

  14. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977) Played by Dan Dailey

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From J. Edgar (2011)
[J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson discuss over dinner about the first time they ever met]
Clyde Tolson: Edgar... you can lie to everyone else, the whole world, for you own sake... and for the sake of the bureau, but you cannot lie to me.
J. Edgar Hoover: I should've never given you your job, Clyde. You know that? You weren't even qualified. You remember the day you came in for your interview.
Clyde Tolson: I do.
J. Edgar Hoover: You walked into my office and you fixed my window, you picked up my handkerchief. You handed it to me. You remember why I was sweating, Clyde?
Clyde Tolson: It's because you were exercising.
J. Edgar Hoover: No, I was... I was sweating because I... I knew at that very moment...
[Clyde hands Hoover his handkerchief from the dinner table]
J. Edgar Hoover: ... I knew at that very moment that I... I needed you. And I've never needed anyone else in my entire life. Not like that. So I began to perspire.
Clyde Tolson: I know.
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