Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: Dustin Lance Black
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Judi Dench, Damon Herriman, Naomi Watts, Josh Lucas
Released: January 26, 2012
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 137 minutes
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover 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. Under the direction of Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio stars in the title role of J. Edgar, a drama that explores the public and private life of one of the most powerful, controversial and enigmatic figures of the 20th century.
Leonardo DiCaprio J. Edgar Hoover
Josh Hamilton Robert Irwin
Geoff Pierson Mitchell Palmer
Cheryl Lawson Roberta Dixon Palmer
Kaitlyn Dever Palmer's Daughter
Brady Matthews Inspector
Gunner Wright Dwight Eisenhower
David A. Cooper Franklin Roosevelt
Ed Westwick Agent Smith
Naomi Watts Helen Gandy
Kelly Lester Head Secretary
Jack Donner Dickerson N. Hoover Sr.
Judi Dench Anna Marie Hoover
Dylan Burns Hoover as a Child
Jordan Bridges Labor Dept. Lawyer