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J. Edgar (3-Nov-2011)

Director: Clint Eastwood

Writer: Dustin Lance Black

Music by: Clint Eastwood

Producers: Clint Eastwood; Brian Grazer; Robert Lorenz

Keywords: Drama, Biography, Washington DC

Biopic dramatizes the life and times of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.

ABSTRACT
Told within the frame of an aging Hoover relating his life story to a writer, J. Edgar is a biographical drama that chronicles the career of the long-serving and oft-controversial intelligence agency director, touching upon his formation of the FBI, corruption, rumored homosexuality, and blackmailing of Martin Luther King.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jordan Bridges
Actor
13-Nov-1973   Frankie on Rizzoli & Isles
Christian Clemenson
Actor
17-Mar-1958   Dr. Tom Loman on CSI: Miami
David Clennon
Actor
10-May-1943   Joshua Nankin on The Agency
Judi Dench
Actor
9-Dec-1934   Mrs. Brown
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor
11-Nov-1974   Titanic
Jeffrey Donovan
Actor
11-May-1968   Michael Westen on Burn Notice
Zach Grenier
Actor
12-Feb-1954   Fight Club
Josh Hamilton
Actor
9-Jun-1969   Alive
Armie Hammer
Actor
28-Aug-1986   Billy: The Early Years
Ernest Harden, Jr.
Actor
25-Nov-1952   Marcus Henderson on The Jeffersons
Jessica Hecht
Actor
28-Jun-1965   Betsy Morgan on What About Joan
Ken Howard
Actor
28-Mar-1944   The White Shadow
Josh Lucas
Actor
20-Jun-1971   Wonderland
Ryan McPartlin
Actor
3-Jul-1975   Devon Woodcomb on Chuck
Dermot Mulroney
Actor
31-Oct-1963   Young Guns
Denis O'Hare
Actor
17-Jan-1962   Larry Harvey on American Horror Story
Stephen Root
Actor
17-Nov-1951   Jimmy James on News Radio
Geoff Stults
Actor
15-Dec-1977   Ben Kinkirk on 7th Heaven
Lea Thompson
Actor
31-May-1961   Caroline in the City
Naomi Watts
Actor
28-Sep-1968   First you see The Ring, then you die
Ed Westwick
Actor
27-Jun-1987   Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl

CAST

Leonardo DiCaprio   ...   J. Edgar Hoover
Naomi Watts   ...   Helen Gandy
Judi Dench   ...   Annie Hoover
Armie Hammer   ...   Clyde Tolson
Josh Lucas   ...   Charles Lindbergh
Dermot Mulroney   ...   Col. Schwarzkopf
Jeffrey Donovan   ...   Robert Kennedy
Denis O'Hare   ...   Albert Osborne
Stephen Root   ...   Arthur Koehler
Zach Grenier   ...   John Condon
Damon Herriman   ...   Bruno Hauptmann
Lea Thompson   ...   Lela Rogers
Ken Howard   ...   Harlan Fiske Stone
Josh Hamilton   ...   Robert Irwin
Jessica Hecht   ...   Emma Goldman
Geoff Pierson   ...   Mitchell Palmer
Michael O'Neill   ...   Sen. McKellar
Cheryl Lawson   ...   Palmer's Wife
Kaitlyn Dever   ...   Palmer's Daughter
Brady Matthews   ...   Inspector
Gunner Wright   ...   Dwight Eisenhower
David A. Cooper   ...   Franklin Roosevelt
Ed Westwick   ...   Agent Smith
Kelly Lester   ...   Head Secretary
Jack Donner   ...   Edgar's Father
Dylan Burns   ...   Hoover as a Child
Jordan Bridges   ...   Labor Dept. Lawyer
Jack Axelrod   ...   Caminetti
Josh Stamberg   ...   Agent Stokes
Michael James Faradie   ...   Bureau Agent (1919)
Christian Clemenson   ...   Insp. Schell
Billy Smith   ...   Secret Service Officer
Michael Rady   ...   Agent Jones
Scot Carlisle   ...   Agent Williams
Geoff Stults   ...   Raymond Caffrey
Sadie Calvano   ...   Edgar's Niece
Allen Nabors   ...   Agent Appel
Ryan McPartlin   ...   Lawrence Richey
William Bebow   ...   Mr. Walters
Joseph Culliton   ...   Credit Director
Scott Johnston   ...   Tailor
Tom Archdeacon   ...   Gangster
Mike Vaughn   ...   Balding Agent
Miles Fisher   ...   Agent Garrison
Stephen F. Schmidt   ...   NJ Officer
Johnny Cicco   ...   Young Agent
Kahil Dotay   ...   Elmer Irey
Lea Coco   ...   Agent Sisk
Scott C. Roe   ...   Wiretap Agent
Ernest Harden, Jr.   ...   Hoover's Driver
Roberta E. Bassin   ...   Roosevelt's Secretary
Steve Monroe   ...   Restaurant Host
Christopher Lee Philips   ...   William
Sean Murphy   ...   Truck Driver
Gary Werntz   ...   Attorney General
David Clennon   ...   Sen. Friendly
Eric Larkin   ...   Fred Hunter
Manu Intiraymi   ...   Alvin Karpis
Eric Frentzel   ...   William Mahan
Michael Klinger   ...   Harry Brunette
Evan Charest   ...   Reporter
Emily Alyn Lind   ...   Shirley Temple
Kyle Eastwood   ...   Stork Club Band
Joe Bagg   ...   Stork Club Band
Kye Palmer   ...   Stork Club Band
Jason Harnell   ...   Stork Club Band
Michael Gladis   ...   Stork Club Owner
Jamie LaBarber   ...   Ginger Rogers
Amanda Schull   ...   Anita Colby
Craig Zucchero   ...   Man at the Counter
Gregory Hoyt   ...   Agent One
Jeff Cockey   ...   Agent Two
Gerald Downey   ...   FBI Agent
Brennan Coulter   ...   Newspaper Boy
Jenny Phagan   ...   Baker's Wife
Tom Christensen   ...   Theater Cashier
Chris Caputo   ...   Bronx Baker
Austin Basis   ...   Bank Teller
Adam Driver   ...   Walter Lyle
Shannon McClain   ...   African American Woman
Justin Alston   ...   African American Man
Eric Matheny   ...   Doctor
Ary Katz   ...   Agent Owens
Duncan Hood   ...   Radio Announcer
Aaron Lazar   ...   Prosecutor Wilentz
Ernest Heinz   ...   Jury Foreman
Teresa Hegji   ...   Hauptmann's Wife
Thomas Langston   ...   Young Boy
Robert Fleet   ...   Edgar's Mother's Doctor
Joe Keyes   ...   Edgar's Brother
Christopher Shyer   ...   Richard Nixon
Maxine Weldon   ...   Hoover's Maid
Larkin Campbell   ...   H. R. Haldeman
Mark Thomason   ...   Nixon Aide

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