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Robin D.G. Kelley

Robin D.G. Kelley was born on March 14, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Commish (1991), Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000) and Jazz (2001). He has been married to LisaGay Hamilton since August 23, 2009. See full bio »

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The Commish
The Commish Teacher
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy Miscellaneous Crew
Jazz Miscellaneous Crew
American Experience
American Experience Miscellaneous Crew


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 2013 The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Mini-Series documentary) (advisor - 5 episodes)
- A More Perfect Union (2013) ... (advisor: University of Southern California)
- Rise! (1940-1968) (2013) ... (advisor: University of Southern California)
- Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) (2013) ... (advisor: University of Southern California)
- Into the Fire (1861-1890) (2013) ... (advisor: University of Southern California)
- The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) (2013) ... (advisor: University of Southern California)
 2001 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (advisor - 1 episode)
- Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2001) ... (advisor - as Robin Kelley)
 2001 Jazz (TV Mini-Series documentary) (senior advisor - 4 episodes)
- The True Welcome: 1929-1934 (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- Our Language: 1924 -1929 (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- The Gift: 1917-1924 (2001) ... (senior advisor)
- Gumbo: Beginnings to 1917 (2001) ... (senior advisor)
 2000 Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (Documentary) (advisor - as Robin Kelley)
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 1993 The Commish (TV Series)
- Burned Out Case (1993) ... Teacher (as Robin Kelley)
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 2009-2016 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode dated 5 December 2016 (2016) ... Himself - Guest (as Professor Robin D.G. Kelley)
- Episode dated 26 October 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 2015 The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith (Documentary)
Himself - Interviewee (as Robin Kelley)
 2015 Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band (Documentary)
Himself (as Robin Kelley)
 2013 The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself, historian
- A More Perfect Union (2013) ... Himself, historian
 2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
- The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2012) ... (as Robin Kelley)
 2011 The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (Documentary)
Himself (voice, as Robin Kelley)
 2005 Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (Video documentary)
Himself - History, Columbia University (as Robin D. G. Kelley)
 2004 The N Word (Documentary)
Himself (as Robin Kelley)
 2003 Race: The Power of an Illusion (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Historian
- The Story We Tell (2003) ... Himself - Historian (as Robin D. G. Kelley)
 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (as Robin Kelley)
 1993 Seven Songs for Malcolm X (Documentary) (as Robin Kelley)

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Professor Robin D.G. Kelley | Robin D. G. Kelley | Robin Kelley

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