Roy Cohn

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Birthday
20, 1927
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 2, 1986 (59)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1927
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 2, 1986 (59)

About

American attorney who rose to prominence during the Army–McCarthy hearings in 1954. He was also on the team that prosecuted Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for treason.

Before Fame

He graduated from Columbia College at the age of nineteen and Columbia Law School at twenty, but had to wait until he turned twenty-one to take the bar examination.

Trivia

He resigned from Senator McCarthy's service and entered private practice, where he represented major public figures like Donald Trump, Steve Rubell, and Ian Schrager.

Family Life

His parents were noted New York Democrats Dora Marcus and Albert C. Cohn.

Associated With

He was famously played by Al Pacino in the mini-series adaptation of Tony Kushner's play Angels in America.