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Members, witnesses, and subjects of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (1938-75).

See also McCarthy Hearings and Hollywood Blacklist.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Marc Blitzstein
Composer
2-Mar-1905 22-Jan-1964 The Cradle Will Rock
Humphrey Bogart
Actor
25-Dec-1899 14-Jan-1957 Casablanca
Daniel Boorstin
Historian
1-Oct-1914 28-Feb-2004 The Creators
Bertolt Brecht
Playwright
10-Feb-1898 14-Aug-1956 Mother Courage and Her Children
Lloyd Bridges
Actor
15-Jan-1913 10-Mar-1998 Airplane!
Smedley Butler
Military
30-Jul-1881 21-Jun-1940 Exposed the 1933 coup plot
Whittaker Chambers
Author
1-Apr-1901 9-Jul-1961 Accuser of Alger Hiss
Lee J. Cobb
Actor
8-Dec-1911 11-Feb-1976 The Left Hand of God
Lester Cole
Screenwriter
19-Jun-1904 15-Aug-1985 Born Free
Edward Condon
Physicist
2-Mar-1902 26-Mar-1974 Quantum Mechanics
Gary Cooper
Actor
7-May-1901 14-May-1961 High Noon
Martin Dies, Jr.
Politician
5-Nov-1900 14-Nov-1972 Congressman from Texas
Walt Disney
Business
5-Dec-1901 15-Dec-1966 Founder of Disney empire
Edward Dmytryk
Film Director
4-Sep-1908 1-Jul-1999 The Caine Mutiny
Hanns Eisler
Composer
6-Jul-1898 6-Sep-1962 German radical composer
Will Geer
Actor
9-Mar-1902 22-Apr-1978 Zebulon Walton in The Waltons
Lloyd Gough
Actor
21-Sep-1907 23-Jul-1984 Blacklisted character actor
Harry Hay
Activist
7-Apr-1912 24-Oct-2002 Gay activist, founder The Mattachine Society
Sterling Hayden
Actor
26-Mar-1916 23-May-1986 Jack D. Ripper in Dr. Strangelove
Lillian Hellman
Playwright
20-Jun-1905 30-Jun-1984 Little Foxes
Alger Hiss
Government
11-Nov-1904 15-Nov-1996 Accused spy for the Soviet Union
Abbie Hoffman
Activist
30-Nov-1936 12-Apr-1989 Steal This Book
J. Edgar Hoover
Government
1-Jan-1895 2-May-1972 Director of the FBI, 1924-72
Elia Kazan
Film Director
7-Sep-1909 28-Sep-2003 A Streetcar Named Desire
Rockwell Kent
Painter
21-Jun-1882 13-Mar-1971 Early 20th c. American realist painter
Ring Lardner, Jr.
Playwright
19-Aug-1915 31-Oct-2000 Screenwriter, M*A*S*H
John Howard Lawson
Playwright
25-Sep-1894 11-Aug-1977 One of the Hollywood Ten
Albert Maltz
Playwright
28-Oct-1908 26-Apr-1985 One of the Hollywood Ten
Louis B. Mayer
Film/TV Producer
4-Jul-1885 29-Oct-1957 The final M in MGM
Adolphe Menjou
Actor
18-Feb-1890 29-Oct-1963 A Farewell to Arms
Arthur Miller
Playwright
17-Oct-1915 10-Feb-2005 Death of a Salesman
Robert Montgomery
Actor
21-May-1904 27-Sep-1981 Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Karen Morley
Actor
12-Dec-1909 8-Mar-2003 Gabriel Over the White House
Zero Mostel
Actor
28-Feb-1915 8-Sep-1977 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Richard M. Nixon
Head of State
9-Jan-1913 22-Apr-1994 37th US President, 1969-74
Clifford Odets
Playwright
18-Jul-1906 14-Aug-1963 Sweet Smell of Success
Robert Oppenheimer
Physicist
22-Apr-1904 18-Feb-1967 Physicist, headed the Manhattan Project
Larry Parks
Actor
13-Dec-1914 13-Apr-1975 Named names before HUAC
Ayn Rand
Author
2-Feb-1905 6-Mar-1982 Atlas Shrugged
Ronald Reagan
Head of State
6-Feb-1911 5-Jun-2004 40th US President, 1981-89
Paul Robeson
Singer
9-Apr-1898 23-Jan-1976 20th Century renaissance man
Robert Rossen
Screenwriter
16-Mar-1908 18-Feb-1966 The Hustler
Jerry Rubin
Activist
14-Jul-1938 28-Nov-1994 Yippie, one of the Chicago 7
Budd Schulberg
Novelist
27-Mar-1914 5-Aug-2009 What Makes Sammy Run?
Fred C. Schwarz
Activist
15-Jan-1913 24-Jan-2009 Christian Anti-Communist Crusade
Pete Seeger
Singer/Songwriter
3-May-1919   We Shall Overcome
George Seldes
Journalist
16-Nov-1890 2-Jul-1995 Witness to a Century
Robert Taylor
Actor
5-Aug-1911 8-Jun-1969 Quo Vadis
Studs Terkel
Author
16-May-1912 31-Oct-2008 Working
J. Parnell Thomas
Government
16-Jan-1895 19-Nov-1970 HUAC chairman, took the Fifth
Dalton Trumbo
Author
9-Dec-1905 10-Sep-1976 Johnny Got His Gun
Jack L. Warner
Business
2-Aug-1892 9-Sep-1978 Co-Founder, Warner Bros.


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