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Mel White was born in 1940 in the USA as James Melville White. He is known for his work on The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000), The Amazing Race (2001) and For the Bible Tells Me So (2007). He has been married to Gary Nixon since June 18, 2008. He was previously married to Lyla Lee Loehr. See full bio »

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Known For

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
(2000)
The Amazing Race
The Amazing Race Himself - Contestant
(2009-2011)
For the Bible Tells Me So
For the Bible Tells Me So Himself - Founder, Soul Force
(2007)

Filmography

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 2002 Family Fundamentals (Documentary) (advisor)
 1980 Super Christian (Short) (creative consultant)
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 1975 He Restoreth My Soul (Documentary short)
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 1988 David (TV Movie) (book)
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 1975 He Restoreth My Soul (Documentary short) (producer)
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 2002 The Good Girl (special thanks)
 2000 Chuck & Buck (special thanks)
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 2009-2011 The Amazing Race (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- This Is Where it Ends (Brazil and Florida) (2011) ... Himself - Contestant (as Mel)
- Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen (Switzerland) (2011) ... Himself - Contestant (as Mel, credit only)
- We're Good American People: Switzerland (2011) ... Himself - Contestant (as Mel, credit only)
- I Cannot Deal with Your Psycho Behavior: Austria (2011) ... Himself - Contestant (as Mel, credit only)
- You Don't Get Paid Unless You Win: Varanasi, India (2011) ... Himself - Contestant (as Mel, credit only)
 2009 Waiting for Armageddon (Documentary)
Himself - Former Ghostwriter for Billy Graham (as Dr. Mel White)
 2007 Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Rev. Mel White)
 2007 For the Bible Tells Me So (Documentary)
Himself - Founder, Soul Force
 2006 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap (Documentary)
Himself
 2005 The Evolution Will Be Televised (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as the Rev. Mel White)
 2000 The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Documentary)
Himself
 1996 With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Author, "Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay And Christian In America" See more »


Alternate Names:

Mel | Dr. Mel White | Rev. Mel White | the Rev. Mel White
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For many years, Rev. White was a ghostwriter for famous religious right figures such as Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell. During that time, White tried to "cure" his own homosexuality through various methods including prayer, fasting, aversive therapies, exorcism, and electric shock before finally admitting his homosexuality to himself and his family. Eventually, White and his romantic partner ... See more »

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