Alan Fiers Alan D. Fiers, Jr, was President Ronald Reagan's Chief of the Central Intelligence Agency's Central American Task Force from October 1984 until his retirement in 1988.
Alexander Zaporozhsky Alexander Zaporozhsky is a former Colonel in Russia's SVR. He was convicted of treason and given an 18-year prison sentence in 2003 for cooperation with the United States, but has been released...
Ali Mohamed Ali Abdul Saoud Mohamed, (علي محمد) (born June 3, 1952) is a double agent who worked for both the CIA and Egyptian Islamic Jihad simultaneously, reporting on the workings of each for the benefit...
Alice Marble Alice Marble (September 28, 1913, Beckwourth, California – December 13, 1990, Palm Springs, California) was a World No. 1 American tennis player who won 18 Grand Slam championships (1936–40): 5...
Allen Dulles Allen Welsh Dulles (April 7, 1893 – January 29, 1969) was the first civilian and the longest serving (1953–61) Director of Central Intelligence (de facto head of the U.S. Central Intellige...
Allen Welsh Dulles Allen Welsh Dulles was an American diplomat, lawyer, banker, and public official who became the first civilian and the longest-serving Director of Central Intelligence and a member of the Warren...
Amir Mirza Hekmati Amir Mirza Hekmati is an American who was arrested for allegedly spying for the CIA in Iran.
Andrew Warren Andrew Marvin Warren (born c. 1968) is an American author, spy and former CIA operative, who served as CIA station chief in Algiers, Algeria, during 2007-2008.
April Fool (spy) April Fool is the codename for the spy and double agent who allegedly played a key role in the downfall of the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
Arturo Munoz (intelligence) Arturo G. Munoz (born August 15, 1949) is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer and a Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation.
Barry Seal Adler Berriman Seal (July 16, 1939 – February 19, 1986), better known as Barry Seal, was a United States drug smuggler and aircraft pilot who flew covert flights for the Central Intel...
Belle Boyd Isabella Marie Boyd (May 13, 1843 – June 11, 1900), best known as Belle Boyd or Cleopatra of the Secession, was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War.
Bill Gaede Guillermo "Bill" Gaede (November 19, 1952) is an Argentine engineer and programmer who is best known for Cold War industrial spying conducted while he worked at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and ...
Billy Waugh William "Billy" Waugh (born December 1, 1929), is a retired American Special Forces Sergeant Major and Central Intelligence Agency Paramilitary Operations Officer who served more than 50 years ...
Brandon Darby Brandon Darby is an American informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Charles Cogan Charles G. Cogan (born 1928) is an academic and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent (1954 to 1991).
Clair George Clair Elroy George (August 3, 1930 – August 11, 2011) was a veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) clandestine service who oversaw all global espionage activities for the agency in t...
Cofer Black Joseph Cofer Black (born 1950) is a former CIA official who was appointed Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Counter-terrorism by President George W. Bush in December 2002.
Consuelo Seoane Consuelo Andrew Seoane (1876–1964) was a colonel in the US Army (third cavalry) who was one of the first two American spies for the US Army known to have operated in Japan, Korea, Ryukyu, Taiwan...
Cord Meyer Cord Meyer, Jr. (November 10, 1920 – March 13, 2001) was a US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official.
Daniel Zaret Daniel Abraham Zaret (April 11, 1891 – October 13, 1984) was a Russian-born, naturalized American citizen and spy.
David Atlee Phillips David Atlee Phillips (October 31, 1922 – July 7, 1988) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer for 25 years, one of a handful of people to receive the Career Intelligence Medal.
David Sánchez Morales David Sánchez Morales (August 26, 1925 - May 8, 1978) was a Central Intelligence Agency operative who worked in Cuba and Chile.
Donald Wilber Donald Newton Wilber (November 14, 1907, Wisconsin-February 2, 1997, Princeton, New Jersey), American writer and spy.
Douglas Mackiernan Douglas Seymour Mackiernan was the first officer of the Central Intelligence Agency to be killed in the line of duty.
Duane Clarridge Duane Ramsdell "Dewey" Clarridge (born April 16, 1932) was a senior operations officer for the United States Central Intelligence Agency and supervisor for more than 30 years, who became known i...
E. Howard Hunt Everette Howard Hunt, Jr. (October 9, 1918 – January 23, 2007) was an American intelligence officer and writer.
Edmond Pope Edmond Pope (Эдмонд Поуп) - is a retired American intelligence officer-turned-"businessman", convicted by a Russian court in 2000 for allegedly spying for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
Edwin P. Wilson Edwin Paul Wilson (May 3, 1928 - September 10, 2012) is a former CIA officer who was convicted of illegally selling weapons to Libya.
Elizabeth Van Lew Elizabeth Van Lew (October 25, 1818 – September 25, 1900) was a well-born Richmond, Virginia resident who built and operated an extensive spy ring for the United States during the Ame...
Emilio Kosterlitzky Emilio Kosterlitzky (1853–1928) was a Russian-born polyglot linguist and soldier of fortune who eventually became a spy for the United States.
Eufrosina Dvoichenko-Markov Eufrosina Dvoichenko-Markov was a Russian-American history and literary scholar identified by NSA as agent Masha who worked for the New York NKGB Rezidentura from 1943 to 1945.
Frank Snepp Frank Warren Snepp (born May 3, 1943) is a journalist and former chief analyst of North Vietnamese strategy for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Saigon during the Vietnam War.
Frank Sturgis Frank Anthony Sturgis (December 9, 1924 – December 4, 1993), born Frank Angelo Fiorini, was one of the five Watergate burglars.
Frank Wisner Frank Gardiner Wisner (June 23, 1909 – October 29, 1965) was head of Office of Strategic Services operations in southeastern Europe at the end of World War II, and the head of the Directorate of...
Frederick Mayer (spy) Frederick "Fred" Mayer (born October 28, 1921) is a German-born Jewish American who was an OSS agent for the United States during World War II. He negotiated the surrender of the German Army in...
Fritz Kolbe Fritz Kolbe (September 25, 1900 – February 16, 1971) was a German diplomat who became America's most important spy against the Nazis in World War II.
Félix Rodríguez (Central Intelligence Agency) Félix Ismael Rodríguez Mendigutia (born 1941 in Havana, Cuba) is a former Central Intelligence Agency officer famous for his involvement in the Bay of Pigs Invasion, in the interrogation and exe...
Félix Rodríguez (soldier) Félix Ismael Rodríguez Mendigutia (born 31 May 1941) is a former Central Intelligence Agency officer known for his involvement in the Bay of Pigs Invasion, in the interrogation and execution of ...
Gardner Hathaway Gardner Rugg "Gus" Hathaway (March 13, 1925 - November 20, 2013) was from 1985 to 1990 chief of the CIA's Counterintelligence Staff and its Counterintelligence Center successor, ...
Gary Berntsen Gary Berntsen is a decorated former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) career officer who served in the Directorate of Operations between October 1982 and June 2005.
Gary Schroen Gary C. Schroen is a former Central Intelligence Agency field officer who was in charge of the initial CIA incursion into Afghanistan in September 2001 to topple the Taliban regime and to destro...
George Mayfield George Mayfield was an interpreter and spy for General Andrew Jackson during the Creek War of 1813 – 1814.
Gerry Droller Gerard "Gerry" Droller (1905? - 1992) was a CIA officer involved in the covert 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état and the recruitment of Cuban exiles in the preparation of the abortive Bay of Pigs Inva...
Gertrude Sanford Legendre Gertrude Sanford Legendre (1902–2000) was an American socialite who served as a spy during World War II. She was also a noted explorer, big-game hunter, environmentalist, and owner of Medway pl...
Glen Roy Rohrer Glen Roy Rohrer was a United States Army Sergeant First Class, who in August 1965 defected into communist Czechoslovakia and was subsequently used as a propaganda puppet by its communist regime.
Haji Bashar Haji Bashir Noorzai is a convicted former Afghan drug lord, the Asian counterpart of the Colombian cocaine legend Pablo Escobar.
Henry Strasak Henry Jindrich Strasak was an American Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency officer.
Howard Hart Howard Phillips Hart is a former Central Intelligence Agency officer.
Hugh Francis Redmond A former World War II paratrooper and native of Yonkers, New York, Hugh Francis Redmond later worked for the CIA in their storied Special Activities Division.
Ishmael Jones Ishmael Jones (born 15 December 1960) is the pseudonym used by a former CIA officer.
J.C. King J. C. King Joseph Caldwell King (1900–1977) was the Chief of the Western Hemisphere Division of the CIA in the 1950s and 1960s.
Jack Hawkins (U.S. Marine Corps officer) Jack L. Hawkins (born October 25, 1916, Roxton, Texas - May 17, 2013 in Fredericksburg, Virginia) was a United States Marines Corps Colonel employed by the CIA for the military planning, trainin...
Jack Hawkins (US Marine Corps officer) Jack L. Hawkins was a United States Marines Corps Colonel employed by the CIA for the military planning, training of Cuban exiles, and the effective military command of forces in the Bay of Pigs...
Jack J. Grynberg Jack J. Grynberg (born 1932) is a Polish-born American businessman and philanthropist.
Jacob Esterline Jacob Donald 'Jake' Esterline (April 26, 1920 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania – October 16, 1999) was a CIA specialist in guerrilla warfare.
James J. Smith James J. Smith, aka "JJ" is a retired FBI Supervisory Special agent.
James Jesus Angleton James Jesus Angleton (December 9, 1917 – May 12, 1987) was chief of the CIA's Counterintelligence Staff from 1954 to 1975.
James W. McCord, Jr. James Walter McCord, Jr. (born July 26, 1924) is a former CIA agent, later involved, as an electronics expert, in the Watergate burglaries (which precipitated the Watergate scandal).
Jessie Scouts Jessie Scouts were irregular soldiers during the American Civil War on the side of the Union who operated in territory of the Confederate States of America in the southern United States in insur...
Jim Gilmore James Stuart "Jim" Gilmore III (born October 6, 1949) is an American politician from the Commonwealth of Virginia, 68th Governor of Virginia, and a member of the Republican Party.
John A. McCone John Alexander McCone (January 4, 1902 – February 14, 1991) was an American businessman and politician who served as Director of Central Intelligence during the height of the Cold War.
John Birch (missionary) John Morrison Birch (May 8, 1918 – August 25, 1945) was an American military intelligence officer and a Baptist missionary in World War II, who was killed during a confrontation with suppor...
John K. Singlaub John Kirk Singlaub (born July 10, 1921) is a highly-decorated former OSS officer and a retired Major General in the United States Army, and a founding member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
John Stockwell John R. Stockwell (1937-) is a former CIA officer who became a critic of United States government policies after serving in the Agency for thirteen years serving seven tours of duty.
John Whitten John Moss Whitten (1920 - 2000) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer, known under the pseudonym John Scelso.
Jonathan Pollard Jonathan Jay Pollard (born August 7, 1954) is an American convicted of passing classified information to Israel while working as a civilian intelligence analyst.
Jose Rodriguez (intelligence officer) Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr, of Puerto Rican descent, was the Director of the National Clandestine Service (D/NCS) of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Jose Sanjenis Perdomo José Sanjenis Perdomo was a Cuban secret police agent during the rule of Fulgencio Batista who went into exile in the United States after the rise of Fidel Castro to power.
Joseph Cheesman Thompson Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1874–1943) was a career medical officer in the United States Navy who attained the rank of commander before retirement in 1929.
Josephine Baker Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the ...
Juanita Castro Juana de la Caridad (Juanita) Castro Ruz (born May 6, 1933) is a sister of former Cuban President Fidel Castro and current President Raúl Castro.
Julia Child Julia Carolyn Child (née McWilliams; August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was an American chef, author, and television personality.
Katrina Leung Katrina Leung was a former high value Federal Bureau of Investigation and PRC Ministry of State Security agent who, on April 9, 2003, was indicted by the United States Department of Justice for ...
Kendall Myers Walter Kendall Myers (born April 15, 1937) is a retired U.S. State Department Officer who, with his wife, Gwendolyn, was arrested and indicted on June 4, 2009, on charges of nearly 30 years of s...
Larry Devlin Lawrence Devlin (June 18, 1922 – December 6, 2008), known as Larry Devlin, was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) field officer.
Larry J. Kolb Larry J. Kolb (born 1953) is the author of two memoirs of his life as an intelligence officer and world-traveling businessman.
Lily Mackall Lily Mackall was a messenger for Rose Greenhow who was a Confederate spy during the American Civil War.
Lindsay Moran Lindsay Moran is a former clandestine officer for the Central Intelligence Agency.
Lola Sanchez (Confederate spy) Lola Sánchez (born c. 1840-?) was one of three Cuban born sisters who became spies for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Lola Sánchez (Confederate spy) Lola Sánchez (1844 – 1895) was one of three sisters who became spies for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Loreta Janeta Velazquez Loreta Janeta Velázquez (June 26, 1842 – c.1902), was a Cuban-born woman who claimed that she masqueraded as a male Confederate soldier during the American Civil War.
Marguerite Harrison Marguerite Elton Harrison (1879–1967) was a reporter, spy, film maker, and translator who was one of the four founding members of the Society of Woman Geographers.
Mary Bowser Mary Elizabeth Bowser (born 1839) was an American freed slave who worked in connection with Elizabeth Van Lew as a Union spy during the Civil War.
Mary Edwards Walker Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon.
Merrill Newman Merrill Edward Newman (born c. 1928) is a retired businessman and former United States Army officer made famous for his 2013 arrest in North Korea and subsequent release 42 days later.
Michael Goleniewski Michael Goleniewski a.k.a. 'SNIPER', 'LAVINIA',, was a Polish officer in the People's Republic of Poland's Ministry Of Public Security, the deputy head of military counterintelligence GZI WP, la...
Mike Beaver (FBI agent) Mike Beaver is a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent and the coordinator of Oklahoma City's FBI Crimes Against Children.
Miles Copeland, Jr. Miles Axe Copeland, Jr. (July 16, 1916 – January 14, 1991) was an American musician, businessman, and CIA officer who was closely involved in major foreign-policy operations from the 1950s to th...
Milton Bearden Milton Bearden (born April,1940) is a retired Central Intelligence Agency officer, author and film consultant.
Mircea Răceanu Mircea Răceanu (born Mircea Bernat October 17, 1935) is a Romanian diplomat.
Mohammad Khaksar Mohammad Khaksar was an Afghan Taliban intelligence chief and deputy Minister of the Interior.
Morris Childs Morris H. Childs (born Moishe Chilovsky, 1902–1991) was an American political activist and American Communist Party functionary who became a Soviet espionage agent (1929) and then a double agent...
Nancy Hart Douglas Nancy Hart Douglas (1846–1913) was a scout, guide, and spy for the Confederacy during the American Civil War.
Nelson Brickham Nelson Henry Brickham, Jr. (23 January 1927 - 1 February 2007) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer, best known for his role in developing the Phoenix Program.
Noshir Gowadia Noshir Sheriarji Gowadia is an Indian American design engineer and convicted spy for several countries.
Olivia Floyd Annie Olivia Floyd (July 2, 1826 – December 8, 1905) was a Confederacy spy during the American Civil War, noted as a blockade runner.
Operation 40 Operation 40 was a Central Intelligence Agency-sponsored undercover operation in the early 1960s, which was active in the United States and the Caribbean (including Cuba), Central America, and M...
Pauline Cushman Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 10, 1833 – December 2, 1897), was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Peter Tompkins Peter Tompkins (April 19, 1919 in Athens, Georgia - January 23, 2007) was an American journalist, World War II Office of Strategic Services (OSS) spy in Rome, and best-selling occult author.
Philby Greenstreet Philby Greenstreet is a cover name adopted by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) counter-intelligence (CI) officer W. Alan Howell (born 1934), a protégé of legendary spymaster and Cold War archit...
Philip Agee Philip Burnett Franklin Agee (July 19, 1935 – January 7, 2008) was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer and writer, best known as author of the 1975 book, Inside the Com...
Porter Goss Porter Johnston Goss (born November 26, 1938) is an American politician who was the first Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (DCIA) and the last Director of Central Intelligence follow...
Rafael Quintero Rafael "Chi Chi" Quintero Ibaria (September 16, 1940 – October 1, 2006) was a CIA operative.
Ralph McGehee Ralph Walter McGehee (born 1928 ) is an American former officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Richard Helms Richard McGarrah Helms (March 30, 1913 – October 23, 2002) served as the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI), June 1966 to February 1973.
Richard Helms, DCI and Ambassador Richard McGarrah Helms (March 30, 1913 – October 22, 2002) served as the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI), June 1966 to February 1973.
Richard Helms, early career Richard McGarrah Helms (March 30, 1913 – October 22, 2002) served as the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI), June 1966 to February 1973.
Richard J. Meadows Major Richard J. Meadows (June 16, 1931 – July 29, 1995) was a U.S. Army Special Forces officer who saw combat in U.S. wars from Korea to the Iran Hostage Rescue mission in 1980.
Richard M. Bissell, Jr. Richard Mervin Bissell, Jr. (September 18, 1909 – February 7, 1994) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer responsible for major projects such as the U-2 spy plane and the Bay of Pigs I...
Richard Welch Richard Skeffington Welch, a Harvard-educated classicist, was a CIA Station Chief killed by the Marxist organization Revolutionary Organization 17 November.
Robert Baer Robert Booker "Bob" Baer (born July 1, 1952) is an American author and a former CIA case officer who was primarily assigned to the Middle East.
Robert Grenier (CIA) Robert L. Grenier is a longtime CIA officer who served as the CIA's top counter-terrorism official (2004-2006) and was fired from that position by CIA director Porter Goss.
Rose O'Neal Greenhow Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1813 or 1814– October 1, 1864) was a renowned Confederate spy during the American Civil War.
Ryszard Kukliński Ryszard Jerzy Kukliński (June 13, 1930February 11, 2004) was a Polish colonel and Cold War spy for NATO. He passed top secret Warsaw Pact documents to the CIA between 1971 and 1981.
Sarah Emma Edmonds Sarah Emma Edmonds (December 1841 – September 5, 1898), was a Canadian-born woman who is known for serving as a man with the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Sharon Scranage Sharon Scranage is a former CIA employee who was convicted and imprisoned for spying for Ghana.
Susan Lindauer Susan Lindauer (born 17 July 1963) is an American journalist, and antiwar activist.
Theodore Shackley Theodore G. "Ted" Shackley, Jr. (July 16, 1927 - December 9, 2002) was an American CIA officer involved in many important and controversial CIA operations during the 1960s and 1970s.
Thomas G. Clines Thomas Gregory Clines (18 August 1928 - 30 July 2013) was a Central Intelligence Agency covert operations agent who was a prominent figure in the Iran-Contra Affair.
Thomas Knowlton Thomas W. Knowlton (22 November 1740 – 16 September 1776) was an American patriot who served in the French and Indian War and was a Colonel during the American Revolution.
Tracy Barnes Charles Tracy Barnes (August 2, 1911 – February 18, 1972) was a senior staff member at the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), serving as principal manager of CIA operations in the...
Valerie Plame Valerie Elise Plame Wilson (born August 13, 1963), known as Valerie Plame, Valerie E. Wilson, and Valerie Plame Wilson, is a former United States CIA Operations Officer and the...
Victor Kaliadin Victor Kaliadin, (Виктор Калядин, born: 1949; died: September 16, 2004) - was a CEO of a Russian company "Elers Electron" (Элерс электрон).
Victor Marchetti Victor L. Marchetti, Jr. (born December 23, 1929) is a former special assistant to the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and a prominent paleoconservative critic of the United S...
Virginia Hall Virginia Hall Goillot, MBE, DSC (6 April 1906 — 8 July 1982) was an American spy with the British Special Operations Executive during World War II and later with the American Office of Strategic...
William A. Eddy William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, Ph.D., Col., USMC was a U.S. minister to Saudi Arabia, university professor and college president, and United States Marine Corps officer—serving in World War I and W...
William Alvin Lloyd William Alvin Lloyd, a steamboat and railroad guide publisher, was employed during the Civil War as a personal spy for President Abraham Lincoln.
William F. Buckley, Jr. William Frank Buckley, Jr. (November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator.
William Francis Buckley William Francis Buckley (May 30, 1928June 3, 1985) was a United States Army officer and the CIA station chief in Beirut from 1983 until 1985.
William Harding Jackson William Harding Jackson (II) (March 25, 1901 – September 28, 1971) was a U.S. civilian administrator, New York lawyer, and investment banker who served as Deputy Director of the Central In...
William J. Casey William Joseph Casey (March 13, 1913 – May 6, 1987) was a Republican politician in the United States who was the Director of Central Intelligence from 1981 to 1987.
William King Harvey William King "Bill" Harvey (September 13, 1915 – June 9, 1976) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer, best known for his role in Operation Mongoose.
Winston M. Scott Winston Mackinley Scott (1909 - 26 April 1971) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer who served as Mexico City station chief from 1956 to 1969, having joined the Office of Strategic Services...
Yosef Amit Yosef Amit (יוסף עמית, 1945-) is a former Israeli military intelligence major who was convicted of espionage in 1987.