Gene Siskel
Sammy Davis, Jr
Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (1925-1990) was a famous singer, actor, and entertainer. A civil rights proponent, he became the subject of a limited FBI ...
Carl Sagan
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson (1958-2009) was a famous singer and entertainer. Between 1993 and 1994 and separately between 2004 and 2005, Jackson was investigated by ...
Steve Allen
Charlie Chaplin
Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin (1889-1971) was a comic actor, movie director, and one of the founders of United Artists Pictures, a major Hollywood film ...
Taylor Caldwell
Louie Louie (The Song)
In 1963, a rock group named the Kingsmen recorded the song “Louie, Louie.” The popularity of the song and difficulty in discerning the lyrics led some people to ...
Robin H. Gibb
Robin H. Gibb (1949-2012) was a well-known singer/songwriter with the Bee Gees music group. Between 1980 and 1981, the FBI assisted a foreign police service in ...
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix
Terrence Steven (Steve) McQueen
Terrence Steven McQueen (1930-1980) was an American movie actor who went by the shorter name, Steve McQueen.
Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin (1888-1989) was a noted American songwriter. This release (previously made, but now made available on the FBI Vault) consists of 23 pages of ...
Christopher (Biggie Smalls) Wallace
Christopher George Wallace (1972-1997)—also known as “Notorious B.I.G.”—was a rap musician who was murdered on March 9, 1997. The FBI opened a civil ...
Steven Paul Jobs
Steven Paul Jobs (1955-2011) was a founder and leader of Apple Inc. (formerly Apple Computer Inc.). In 1991, Jobs was considered for an appointed position on ...
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor (1932-2011) was a famous Hollywood actress. This release consist of 154 pages of files from the years 1949 to 1987. These files ...
Norman Mailer
Norman Kingsley Mailer (1923-2007)—an American writer and director—was the author of the bestselling novel The Naked and the Dead. This release consists of one ...
James Joseph Brown
Walter Leland Cronkite
Walter Leland Cronkite Walter Leland Cronkite (1916-2009), famous newscaster and journalist, worked for CBS News for five decades. Although the FBI did not ...
Paul Harvey
Paul Harvey Aurandt Paul Harvey Aurandt (1918-2009), popularly known as Paul Harvey, was a long-time radio broadcaster for ABC. Harvey corresponded with the ...
The Grateful Dead
Jerry Garcia
Helen Keller
Rudolph Nureyev
Tupac Shakur
Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971-1996) was an American rap music artist. This release consists of a 1997 investigation into allegations that extortionate death threats ...
Sen. Joseph (Joe) McCarthy
Elizabeth Arden
Desi Arnaz
Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington
(1899 – 1974)
Elvis Presley
Elvis Aaron Presley (1935-1977), rock-n-roll singer and movie actor, was not investigated by the FBI. His name, though, appears in many different FBI files. ...
Walter Winchell