An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

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Cast

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Rebecca Skloot
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Sir Lord Keenan Coefield
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Deborah Lacks
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Henrietta Lacks
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Aunt Ethel
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Dr. George Gey
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Mary Kubicek
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Country Girl Mae
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Cousin Josh
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First Administrator
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Day Lacks
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Young Woman
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Deborah (15-24YRS)
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Cousin Fred
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Carl the Mechanic
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An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

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22 April 2017 (USA)  »

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