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John Lewis (VIII)

John Lewis was born on February 21, 1940 in Troy, Alabama, USA as John Robert Lewis. He was previously married to Lillian Miles. See full bio »
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 2014 CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights (TV Special)
 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
- A Long March to Freedom (2014) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2014 Breath of Freedom (Documentary)
 2014 The O'Reilly Factor (TV Series)
Himself (segment "Watters' World")
- Episode dated 10 February 2014 (2014) ... Himself (segment "Watters' World") (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2013 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (TV Series)
- Charles Krauthammer (2013) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2013 In Depth (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Rep. John Lewis (2013) ... Himself - Interviewee (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2013 The March (TV Movie documentary)
Himself, chairman of the SNCC (1963-1966)
 2005-2013 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 26 August 2013 (2013) ... Himself - Guest (as Rep. John Lewis)
- Episode dated 26 August 2009 (2009) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
- Episode dated 28 August 2008 (2008) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
- Episode dated 2 December 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
- Episode dated 1 December 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2013 Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (TV Series)
- Episode dated 23 August 2013 (2013) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2012-2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- John Lewis (2013) ... Himself - Guest
- John Lewis (2012) ... Himself - Guest
 2013 Moyers & Company (TV Series)
- John Lewis Marches On (2013) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2012 The Last White Knight (Documentary)
 2010-2012 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 3 September 2012 (2012) ... Himself
- Episode dated 10 July 2012 (2012) ... Himself
- Episode dated 17 November 2010 (2010) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2012 The Art of Reconciliation (Documentary)
John Lewis
 2012 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 2 July 2012 (2012) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2012 Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Series)
- Cory Booker and John Lewis (2012) ... Himself
 2012 More Than a Dream (TV Movie documentary)
 2012 The Nadej Show (TV Series)
Himself (as Rep. John Lewis 2012)
 2011 Leaving Selma (Documentary)
 2011 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series)
- Oprah Honors American Heroes the Freedom Riders Reunite 50 Years Later (2011) ... Himself (as Congressman John Lewis)
 2009-2011 Andrew Young Presents (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Congressman / Himself
- Stars Fell on Alabama (2011) ... Himself - Congressman
- Leaving Selma (2011) ... Himself - Congressman
- In the Footsteps of Gandhi (2009) ... Himself
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary)
Himself (as Congressman John Lewis)
 2010 M.F.D.P. (Documentary)
Himself (voice)
 2010 Freedom Riders (Documentary)
Himself, Freedom Rider
 2010 No Justice, No Peace: A Sharp Talk Special (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Soundtrack for a Revolution (Documentary)
 2008 16th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special)
 2008 Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action (Documentary)
 2008 King (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 A Ripple of Hope (Documentary)
Himself - U.S. Senator and RFK Campaign Staffer
 2008 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 April 2008 (2008) ... Himself
 2007 18 in '08 (Documentary short)
Congressman John Lewis
 2006 The One Percent (Documentary)
Himself - US Representative (D)
 2005 NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 May 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 2005 Family First: A Federal Crusade (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Romare Bearden at the High (TV Movie)
 2000-2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Willie Jeffries (2002) ... Himself
- Jackie Robinson (2001) ... Himself
- Willie Mays (2000) ... Himself
- Hank Aaron (2000) ... Himself
 2001 We Shall Not Be Moved (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Congressman John Lewis)
 1998 Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 What If? (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
- President King ... Himself - Interviewee
 1989 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Rep. John Lewis)
 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
 1986 In Remembrance of Martin (Documentary)
 1964 The March (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Rep. John Lewis 2012 | Congressman John Lewis | Rep. John Lewis

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[after 'The March on Washington', August 28, 1963] After Dr. King had spoken, we went back down to the White House. President Kennedy invited us back down, and he stood in the door of the Oval Office and greeted each one of us. He was like a proud beaming father that everything had gone so well. He said to each one of us as he shook our hand, You did a good job, you did a good job. And when he ... See more »


Graduated from the American Baptist Theological Seminary, in Nashville, Tennessee in 1961 with a bachelor's degree in theology. And, graduated from Fisk University, in Nashville, Tennessee in 1963 with a bachelor's degree in religion and philosophy. See more »

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