No photo available. Represent Alger Hiss? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 167,694 this week

Alger Hiss (1904–1996)

Baltimore-born Alger Hiss was a graduate of Harvard Law School. He was a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and a protégé of renowned legal scholar Felix Frankfurter. He was a counsel to the Nye Committee in Congress when it was investigating the munitions industry in 1934, and in 1936 he was made an aide to the Assistant ... See full bio »

Behind the Scenes of Horror Movies

Even movie monsters need to take a break, as this look behind the scenes of classic and contemporary horror films reveals. For more, visit our Guide to Horror.

View the gallery

Related News

[TV] Win 'The World at War' on Blu-ray
| JustPressPlay.net

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Alger Hiss's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The World at War
The World at War Himself - State Department 1945
(1974)
Howard K. Smith
Howard K. Smith Himself - Guest
(1962)
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Attorney / Himself - Author
(1976)

Filmography

Jump to: Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 1976 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Author / Attorney
- Episode #15.156 (1976) ... Himself - Author / Attorney
 1974 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - State Department 1945
- The Bomb: February-September 1945 (1974) ... Himself - State Department 1945
 1962 Howard K. Smith (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- The Political Obituary of Richard M. Nixon (1962) ... Himself - Guest
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)
 1999 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Stalin's Spies (1999) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1999 The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- Reds (1998) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1995 Nixon
Himself - Testifying before HUAC (uncredited)
 1980 The Trials of Alger Hiss (Documentary)
Himself
 1975 McCarthy: Death of a Witch Hunter (Documentary)
Himself
 1960 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Accused of Spying
- Not So Long Ago (1960) ... Himself - Accused of Spying
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

In August 1948 former Communist Whittaker Chambers accused Hiss of being a fellow member of an underground Soviet spy cell named The Ware Group, which Chambers claimed was founded by the son of American Communist Party co-founder Ella Reeve. Hiss denied the allegation but was eventually convicted of perjury and sentenced to five years in federal prison. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page