J. Edgar
Directed By
Clint Eastwood
Produced By
Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz
Written By
Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Alexander Payne
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio
Armie Hammer
Naomi Watts
Josh Lucas
Judi Dench
Distributed By
Warner Bros.
Release Date
November 11, 2011
137 min

J. Edgar is a biographical movie directed by Clint Eastwood about FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, with emphasis on his life as an abstinent homosexual.


  • Leonardo DiCaprio as J. Edgar Hoover
  • Armie Hammer as Clyde Tolson
  • Naomi Watts as Helen Gandy
  • Damon Herriman as Bruno Hauptmann
  • Jeffrey Donovan as Robert F. Kennedy
  • Judi Dench as Anna Marie, Hoover's mother
  • Ed Westwick as Agent Smith, Hoover's biographer
  • Josh Lucas as Charles Lindbergh
  • Ken Howard as U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone
  • Stephen Root as Arthur Koehler
  • Denis O'Hare as Albert S. Osborn
  • Geoff Pierson as Alexander Mitchell Palmer
  • Lea Thompson as Lela Rogers
  • Gunner Wright as Dwight D. Eisenhower

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