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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 36 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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  Selma (producer) (pre-production)
 2012-2013 Oprah Presents: Master Class (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Berry Gordy (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Lenny Kravitz (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Stevie Nicks (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Tom Brokaw (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Cindy Crawford (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Oprah and Rainn Wilson Present SoulPancake (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Oprah's Next Chapter (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2011 Serving Life (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
  The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (supervising producer - 8 episodes, 1989 - 2011) (senior executive producer - 1 episode, 2011) (co-producer - 1 episode, 1988) (producer - 1 episode)
- All New! The Oprah Winfrey Show Finale (2011) ... (senior executive producer)
- Oprah in Australia (2011) ... (supervising producer)
- Oprah in Australia: Ultimate Wildest Dreams (2011) ... (supervising producer)
- Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure: Part 2 (2011) ... (supervising producer)
- Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure (2011) ... (supervising producer)
 2011 Extraordinary Moms (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Your OWN Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2010 The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2009 The Dr. Oz Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2009/II Precious (executive producer)
 2008 Every Monday Matters (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
 2007 The Big Give (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2007 The Great Debaters (producer)
 2007 Mitch Albom's For One More Day (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Building a Dream: The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Legends Ball (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Oprah After the Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2001 Amy & Isabelle (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1999 Tuesdays with Morrie (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 David and Lisa (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Beloved (producer)
 1998 The Wedding (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Before Women Had Wings (TV Movie) (producer)
 1993 Michael Jackson Talks to... Oprah Live (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1993 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Shades of a Single Protein (1993) ... (producer)
 1992 Overexposed (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Nine (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (200 credits)
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One of the producers of the Broadway musical "The Color Purple", based on the Alice Walker novel and the film in which Oprah appeared. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 89 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 121 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Oprah

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

On personal power: I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly. See more »

Trivia:

Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1997. See more »

Nickname:

Deepak Oprah See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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