Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Actor, Executive Producer

BIO

Oprah Winfrey, born Orpah Gail Winfrey on January 29, 1954, is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was once the world's only black billionaire. Winfrey was born into poverty in rural

Birthday

Jan. 29, 1954

Place of birth

Kosciusko, Mississippi

Known for

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13TH: A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay

In this 30-minute interview, Oprah Winfrey sits down with director Ava DuVernay to discuss her Os... Read more

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Life

David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in this... Read more

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Serving Life

"Serving Life" is the first OWN original documentary airing on the network narrated and executive... Read more

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Emmanuel's Gift

If you are born disabled in Ghana, West Africa you are likely to be poisoned, or left to die by y... Read more

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Lincoln

Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the ... Read more

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack's unprecedented film celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou by weaving he... Read more

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Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives

When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than four million slaves were set free. Over 70 years late... Read more

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years through one of the... Read more