Charles Brandt

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Charles Brandt
Occupation(s)Investigator, writer
Known forI Heard You Paint Houses

Charles Brandt is an American former investigator, writer, and speaker. He wrote Frank Sheeran's memoir I Heard You Paint Houses, the basis for the 2019 film The Irishman, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.[1]


  • Brandt, Charles (1988). The Right to Remain Silent. ISBN 978-0370312132.
  • Brandt, Charles (2004). I Heard You Paint Houses. ISBN 978-1586422387.
  • Brandt, Charles & Pistone, Joseph D. (2008). Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business. ISBN 9780762432288.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  • Brandt, Charles (2012). We're Going to Win This Thing: The Shocking Frame-up of a Mafia Crime Buster. ISBN 978-0425246092.
  • Suppressing the Truth in Dallas: Conspiracy, Cover-Up, and International Complications in the JFK Assassination Case (2022)


  1. ^ Bell, Breanna (July 31, 2019). "Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Trailer Teams Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci". Variety. Archived from the original on July 31, 2019. Retrieved July 31, 2019.