Biography

Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. is an American historian, literary critic, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. is an American historian, literary critic, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1950-09-16

Place of Birth -

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Africa's Great Civilizations(6 episodes) as Himself - Presenter
2017 Birth of a Movement as Himself
2016 Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise(4 episodes) as Presenter
2016 13th as Himself
2012 Finding Your Roots(31 episodes) as Himself - Host
2010 Faces of America(4 episodes)
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2004 America Beyond the Color Line(4 episodes) as Himself - Host
2003 Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property as Himself

Writing

2017 Africa's Great Civilizations(4 episodes)Writer
2016 Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise(4 episodes)Writer
2012 Finding Your Roots(3 episodes)Writer

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