J. Edgar

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Box-office superstar Leonardo DiCaprio (Inception, The Departed) joinsforces with Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (GranTorino, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven) in this unyielding biopic thatexplores the public and private life of one... read more
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Box-office superstar Leonardo DiCaprio (Inception, The Departed) joinsforces with Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (GranTorino, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven) in this unyielding biopic thatexplores the public and private life of one of the most powerful,controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. As the face oflaw enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover wasfeared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, heheld secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and hislife. With a career steeped in scandal and a controversial private life,the legendary director of the FBI retained his post as keeper of thecountry's secrets (and many of his own) until his death in 1972.

Original Release

11/09/2011

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Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio J. Edgar Hoover
Naomi Watts Helen Gandy
Judi Dench Annie Hoover
Armie Hammer Clyde Tolson
Josh Lucas Charles Lindbergh
Ken Howard Harlan Fiske Stone
Geoff Pierson Mitchell Palmer
Josh Hamilton Robert Irwin
Gunner Wright Dwight Eisenhower
Kaitlyn Dever Palmer's Daughter
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Clint Eastwood

Writers

Dustin Lance Black

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio J. Edgar Hoover
Naomi Watts Helen Gandy
Judi Dench Annie Hoover
Armie Hammer Clyde Tolson
Josh Lucas Charles Lindbergh
Ken Howard Harlan Fiske Stone
Geoff Pierson Mitchell Palmer
Josh Hamilton Robert Irwin
Gunner Wright Dwight Eisenhower
Kaitlyn Dever Palmer's Daughter
Adam Driver Walter Lyle
Ed Westwick Agent Smith
Jessica Hecht Emma Goldman
Dermot Mulroney Colonel Schwarzkopf
Denis O'Hare Albert Osborn
Lea Thompson Lela Rogers
Sadie Calvano Edgar's Niece
Amanda Schull Anita Colby
Roberta Bassin Roosevelt's Secretary (as Roberta E. Bassin)
Zach Grenier John Condon

Producers

Erica Huggins Executive Producer
Tim Moore Executive Producer
Clint Eastwood Producer
Brian Grazer Producer
Robert Lorenz Producer
Ron Howard Producer

Editors

Joel Cox, Gary Roach

2012 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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