Biography (1987– )

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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

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First hosted by veteran actor Peter Graves, and later by Jack Perkins, this popular Arts and Entertainment Network series profiled the lives of notable figures in the history of entertainment, sports, arts, science, politics and warfare. The show is notable for its in-depth research, which often provides viewers with little-known information about well-known people. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Great show that is very informative, educational, and most of all entertaining.
21 June 2001 | by (Oakwood, Virginia USA) – See all my reviews

When I find that I want to know about the life or career of a famous person then, I always know the show to turn to that is "Biography" on A&E. For many years from Monday till Friday at 8PM this A&E show has kept many of us updated and taught us history lessons about the life and times both showing the good and bad of our favorite movie stars and politicians. "Biography" is very informative, educational, and makes great entertainment also.


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