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Genius 

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The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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Samantha Colley ...  Dora Maar / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Seth Gabel ...  Michele Besso / ... 11 episodes, 2017-2018
Antonio Banderas ...  Pablo Picasso 10 episodes, 2018
Clémence Poésy ...  Françoise Gilot 10 episodes, 2018
T.R. Knight ...  Max Jacob / ... 11 episodes, 2017-2018
Malcolm Barrett ...  Ted White 10 episodes
Patrice Covington ...  Erma Franklin 10 episodes
David Cross ...  Jerry Wexler 10 episodes
Cynthia Erivo ...  Aretha Franklin 10 episodes
Tina Fears Tina Fears 10 episodes
Kimberly Hebert Gregory ...  Ruth Bowen 10 episodes
Rebecca Naomi Jones ...  Carolyn Franklin 10 episodes
Shaian Jordan ...  lil Re 10 episodes
Antonique Smith 10 episodes
T.I. ...  Ken Cunningham 10 episodes
Courtney B. Vance ...  C.L. Franklin 10 episodes
Sanai Victoria ...  Little Re 10 episodes
Michael McElhatton ...  Dr. Philipp Lenard / ... 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Omar J. Dorsey ...  James Cleveland 9 episodes
Johnny Flynn ...  Young Albert Einstein / ... 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Alex Rich ...  Young Pablo Picasso 9 episodes, 2018
Bruno Paviot ...  Marcel 7 episodes, 2018
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The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

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Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson (I)' again played husband and wife in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) See more »

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The scene where Einstein's associates travel to Crimea in order to photograph the solar eclipse is shot in a snowy scenery. The expedition took place in August, 1914 and it's too early for snow, even in Russia. See more »

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Not for Pompus Exactophobes, Know it All's or Those Insecure with Sex and Human Interaction...
23 January 2020 | by aubie84See all my reviews

Decent show, You have to delve deeper into the series to see the trials of Einstein than the first episode. It's set as a light drama-- not a documentary. It hits different life points and takes you thru Germany, wartime, and shows the interactions and relationships that saw this man go from awkward, different--to focused and brilliant. It's entertainment covering a gifted mans rise to immortality among the scientific community. Curiosity x persistence X out of the box thinking 2 (squared)...


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25 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Prague, Czech Republic

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