Marian Wright Edelman


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Marian Wright Edelman was born on June 6, 1939 in Bennetsville, South Carolina, USA. She has been married to Peter Edelman since July 14, 1968. They have three children. See full bio »

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(1996)
K Street Self
(2003)
MTVU Stand In Actress
(2008)
(1990)

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 2015 The Same Heart (TV Movie documentary) (completed)
News Film
 2020 Hillary (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - Founder, Children's Defense Fund
- The Golden Girl (2020) ... Self - Founder, Children's Defense Fund
 2018 Bobby Kennedy for President (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self / Self - President, Children's Defense Fund
- I'd Like to Serve (2018) ... Self
- A New Generation (2018) ... Self - President, Children's Defense Fund
 2015 The Raising of America (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - President, Children's Defense Fund
- Once Upon a Time (2015) ... Self - President, Children's Defense Fund
 2011-2015 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 19 February 2015 (2015) ... Self
- Episode dated 27 August 2013 (2013) ... Self
- Episode dated 26 August 2011 (2011) ... Self
- Episode dated 25 August 2011 (2011) ... Self
 2013 Black Girls Rock! 2013 (TV Special)
Self
 2012 Melissa Harris-Perry (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 14 July 2012 (2012) ... Self
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary)
Self
 2010 Dr. Dorothy I. Height: Wisdom and Ways to Care (Video documentary short)
 2008 MTVU Stand In (TV Series)
 2008 Who Is Unita Blackwell? (Documentary short)
 2006 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 6 April 2006 (2006) ... Self - Guest
 2006 Meet the Press (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 15 January 2006 (2006) ... Self
 2003 K Street (TV Series)
Self
- Week 6 (2003) ... Self
 2002 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Marian Wright Edelman (2002) ... Self
 2000 2000 Essence Awards (TV Special)
Self - Honoree
 2000 Million Mom March (TV Special documentary)
Self / President Children's Defense Fund
 1998 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 26 May 1998 (1998) ... Self
 1996 Life on Earth: A True Civilisation (Documentary)
Self - Interviewee
 1992 1992 Essence Awards (TV Special)
Self - Honoree
 1990 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
Self
- The Promised Land: 1967-1968 (1990) ... Self
 1989 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Activist (segment "63,000,000 Constituents")
- Joyce Ann Brown is Still in Jail/Felix Rodriguez/63,000,000 Constituents (1989) ... Self - Activist (segment "63,000,000 Constituents")
 1969 To Bridge This Gap (Documentary short)
Self (as Marian Wright)
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Alternate Names:

Marian Wright

Spouse:

Peter Edelman  (3 children)
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On reading: No time is ever wasted if you have a book along as a companion. See more »

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Founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF). See more »

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