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J. Edgar Hoover (1895–1972)

J. Edgar Hoover was born on January 1, 1895 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as John Edgar Hoover. He was a writer, known for Walk East on Beacon! (1952), Queen of the Mob (1940) and Operation Abolition (1960). He died on May 2, 1972 in Washington. See full bio »

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Known For

Walk East on Beacon!
(1952)
Queen of the Mob
(1940)
Operation Abolition
(1960)
Parole Fixer
Parole Fixer Writer
(1940)

Filmography

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 1960 Operation Abolition (Documentary)
 1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series) (based upon an article by - 1 episode)
- The Trigger Finger Clue (1956) ... (based upon an article by)
 1952 Walk East on Beacon! (article The Crime of the Century)
 1940 Queen of the Mob (book "Persons in Hiding")
 1940 Parole Fixer (book "Persons in Hiding")
 1939 Undercover Doctor (book "Persons In Hiding")
 1939 Persons in Hiding (book "Persons in Hiding")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Persons in Hiding" (filmed as Parole Fixer (1940), Undercover Doctor (1939))

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 35 Portrayals | 3 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Edgar Hoover | Mr. Hoover

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Justice is incidental to law and order. See more »

Trivia:

Is portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar (2011), Pat Hingle in Citizen Cohn (1992), Richard Dysart in Panther (1995), Bob Hoskins in Nixon (1995), Dylan Baker in Selma (2014), Stephen Root in All the Way (2016), Ernest Borgnine in Hoover (2000) and Billy Crudup in Public Enemies (2009). See more »

Nickname:

The Director

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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