Mary Surratt, convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln, first woman executed by the U.S. government. Robin Wright in the film "The Conspirator".
Brian Piccolo, NFL player with the Chicago Bears, best known for his friendship with Gale Sayers and the positive impact it had on race relations. Sean Caan in the TV movie "Brian's Song".
Robert Lincoln, son of President Abraham Lincoln. Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the film "Lincoln".
Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward, legendary journalists who helped expose the Watergate scandal which led to the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford in the film "All the President's Men".
John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States (1825–1829). Anthony Hopkins in the film "Amistad".
Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln. Sally Davis in the film "Lincoln".
William Seward, Secretary of State (1861-1869) in the Lincoln Administration. David Strathairn in the film "Lincoln".
Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865). Daniel Day-Lewis in the film "Lincoln".
John Adams, second president of the United States (1797–1801). Paul Giamatti in the HBO series, "John Adams".
Eva Braun, wife of Adolf Hitler. Juliane Köhler in the film "Downfall".