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Oprah Winfrey


Born Orpah Gail Winfrey in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States. Orpah was born to mother, former maid Vernita Lee, and father, war veteran Vermon Winfrey. Oprah Gail Winfrey was the richest African American of the 20th century, however Orpah Gail Winfrey wasn't born into a rich, or even middle class family. Orpah Gail Winfrey was born in an ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 39 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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TV commercial for City of Philadelphia. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 13 Interviews | 90 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 126 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Part of her 2009 commencement speech at Duke: Of all the wonderful things that have happened including getting a doctorate, an honorary doctorate from Duke, what really makes me feel successful is being able to use my life in service to someone else. And I will have to say, it is a wonderful thing to have a beautiful home or homes, a wonderful thing to have a beautiful home which just escaped the... See more »

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Ranked #1 Pop Culture Icon on VH1's The Greatest: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons (2003), beating out Superman and Elvis. See more »

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Aquarius

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