Celebrities who faked spies
Spy game — absolutely thankless job: no one will ever know that the spy is a master of his craft. That’s why you might be interested to look at the people from our list. They were known in different spheres of life and at the same time managed to work on exploration. So let’s unveil the mystery and learn who the celebrity actually was a spy.
Who was working for the police, but the mob boss? And it was so. Charles «Lucky» Luciano came from a Italian family Genovese — one of the five families that controlled criminal activity across new York. In 1936, the FBI put him behind bars because he was engaged in a pimping. After six years in the us army started to have problems through sabotage on the new York docks, which one and all were under the thumb of the mafia and refused to cooperate with police. The police then hired Luciano to it, using his high authority, mined them for information. It worked: the sabotage stopped, and Luciano reduced the sentence to 50 years to 10.
Sinatra was one of the most famous singers of his time, and his connection with the mafia are well documented. That’s what made it flawless spy in the service of the CIA. Sinatra’s daughter Tina confirms that despite the constant attempts of the FBI, headed by j. J. Edgar Hoover to put the singer behind bars, the CIA often employed him as a courier. Frank Sinatra flew in a private plane, so he could carry anything or anybody, without dealing with customs.
Legendary American cartoonist was a true patriot, it is not surprising that when the FBI approached him with a proposal for cooperation, he agreed. In 40-ies of XX century America struggled with the so-called threat of global communism, and Disney she actively helped.
Hoover, which we have mentioned above, scrupulously sought out Communists and their allies across America, mainly on the black list. Disney, strictly adhering to right-wing views, was happy to report to the FBI any information about these «dangerous» persons.
Espionage is the art of illusion and who is not an expert in this field, like Harry Houdini? Illusionist from Budapest was a fearless Explorer of the unknown, and recently announced a version that he was a double agent — not the easiest path that requires the talent of a magician.
At the beginning of the XX century, he first traveled to England and allegedly worked for Scotland Yard and gave them information about the condition of the German troops in the First world war. He also worked closely with the police departments of the United States, for which he probably gathered information about the underworld. As Gudny’s not alive, he can’t confirm or deny these rumors, but they are quite plausible.
The famous chef of French cuisine: just look at her, except this little woman could be a spy? But this is the best cover! During the Second world child wanted to join the ranks of the American army, but did not take it back: it was too high.
The office of strategic services gladly accepted her into their ranks, and she quickly rose through the ranks, providing means to repel sharks from divers and listening posts in Ceylon and China. In Ceylon she met with another agent named Paul childs and became his wife.
The author of the famous » fairy tale «Charlie and the chocolate factory» during world war II, he gathered information for the Main intelligence Directorate of the United States.
At the beginning of the Second world war, Dahl was a fighter pilot, but a terrible accident in Egypt condemned his paperwork. However, the British intelligence Agency sent him to the United States, namely Washington, where he would seduce powerful women to get useful information for the British government and to obtain access to secret documents.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Historian and critic Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. did not like the spy with his bow tie and round glasses, but nevertheless, he worked in intelligence. During the Second world war he tried to enlist in the army, but was not on the results of the examination.
Movable burning desire to serve his country, he became a member of the intelligence Department, which found the application of his intellect. During the war he participated in several projects, including developed special psychological programs which forced the enemy to surrender.
One of the most prominent sex symbols of the thirties, she became famous because of their exotic appearance and great dancing talent. She presented the audience with African dances with his monkey Chita and became the first African-American who played a major role in the movie.
In the forties Josephine Baker entered the service of the French office of counterintelligence. When France was occupied, Baker spoke to the occupants and did not lose vigilance, listening to what they say. Then she handed heard information to the French resistance, writing it in invisible ink on the music sheets.
One of the most legendary actors who star in horror films. He is known for his ability to play a serious role: to take at least the «Lord of the rings». We are not mistaken if we say that some of those skills he acquired during world war II. First, he participated in the war with Finland, and then was transferred to the Royal air force and the donkey in the intelligence division.
Then he served in a top-secret division of the intelligence Directorate, all operations of which are held in the strictest confidence. After the war Christopher Lee was engaged in the hunt for fugitive Nazi war criminals and handed them over to justice.
English playwright was known for his temper, which is hardly good for a scout. But deep down he was a true patriot who devoted his life to the struggle against fascism.
After completing exercises in the management of the security services Coward, using his reputation as a secular lion, went on a journey, during which he had to perform different tasks. He delivered papers and wrote reports about those who approved of the fascist regime, while constantly ridiculing the very idea of intelligence. It was a wonderful cover of that Coward used his entire life.