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Margaret Mead (I) (1901–1978)

Margaret Mead was born on December 16, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was a writer and director, known for Trance and Dance in Bali (1952), The Natural History of Our World: The Time of Man (1969) and Survival of Spaceship Earth (1972). She was married to Gregory Bateson, Reo Fortune and Luther Cressman. She died on November 15, 1978... See full bio »

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 1961 The Working Mother (TV Movie) (book)
 1952 Trance and Dance in Bali (Documentary short)
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 1952 Trance and Dance in Bali (Documentary short)
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 1976 Cousteau: Oasis in Space (TV Series documentary)
- Population Time Bomb (1976) ... Herself
- Grain of Conscience (1976) ... Herself
 1972 Survival of Spaceship Earth (Documentary)
 1970-1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.199 (1971) ... Herself
- Episode #2.205 (1970) ... Herself
- Episode #2.124 (1970) ... Herself (as Dr. Margaret Mead)
 1970 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 7 January 1970 (1970) ... Herself - Guest
 1969 The Natural History of Our World: The Time of Man (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 August 1965 (1965) ... Herself
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Herself / Dr. Margaret Mead
- Episode #5.84 (1962) ... Herself / Dr. Margaret Mead
 1960 Four Families (Documentary)
 1952 Trance and Dance in Bali (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice)
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 2011 Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Human, All Too Human (2011) ... Herself
 1998 Margaret Mead: An Observer Observed (TV Movie)

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Dr. Margaret Mead

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The Samoans laugh at stories of romantic love, scoff at fidelity to a long-absent wife or mistress, believe explicitly that one love will quickly cure another. See more »


She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1979. See more »

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