Oprah Winfrey

Biography

Oprah Winfrey, born Orpah Gail Winfrey on January 29, 1954, is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was once the world's only black billionaire. Winfrey was born into poverty in rural

Oprah Winfrey, born Orpah Gail Winfrey on January 29, 1954, is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was once the world's only black billionaire. Winfrey was born into poverty in rural

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Gender -

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1954-01-29

Place of Birth Kosciusko, Mississippi

Adult Actor False

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Selma as Annie Lee Cooper
2013 Making a Scene as Woman
2013 The Butler as Gloria Gaines
2013 Makers: Women Who Make America as Herself
2012 Oprah's Next Chapter(1 episode)
2009 Life as Narrator (US)
2009 The Princess and the Frog as Eudora (voice)
2008 Oprah's Big Give(8 episodes)
2007 Bee Movie as Judge Bumbleton
2006 Charlotte's Web as Gussy the Goose (voice)
2006 30 Rock(1 episode)
2006 Rachael Ray(1 episode)
2006 A Special Presentation Oprah and Elie Weisel at Auschwitz Death Camp as Herself
2006 Web Junk 20(1 episode)
2005 Emmanuel's Gift as Narrator
2004 On Air with Ryan Seacrest(2 episodes)
2003 Anderson Cooper 360°(2 episodes)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2000 Life & Cooking(1 episode)
1999 Our Friend, Martin as Coretta Scott King
1998 Beloved as Sethe
1998 The Hughleys(1 episode)
1997 Before Women Had Wings as Zora Williams
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1994 Ellen(2 episodes)
1992 Lincoln
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1991 Home Improvement(1 episode)
1990 Gabriel's Fire(1 episode)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air(1 episode) as Herself
1990 Brewster Place(10 episodes) as Mattie Michael
1989 The Women of Brewster Place as Mattie Michael
1988 Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special
1987 Throw Momma from the Train as Herself
1986 Native Son as Mrs. Thomas
1985 The Color Purple as Sofia
1982 Late Night with David Letterman(1 episode)
1978 People Are Talking(1 episode) as Herself - Host
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1974 The Daytime Emmy Awards(2 episodes)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(1 episode)
1949 The Emmy Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Oprah Winfrey
1900 Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said? as Marie Carter
1900 The Oprah Winfrey Show(0 episodes)
1900 The Women of Brewster Place(0 episodes)

Production

2016 Greenleaf(13 episodes) … Executive Producer
2014 Selma … Producer
2012 Oprah's Next Chapter(72 episodes) … Producer
2011 Serving Life … Executive Producer
2011 Oprah Presents Master Class(29 episodes) … Executive Producer
2008 Oprah's Big Give(8 episodes) … Producer
2007 The Great Debaters … Producer
2006 Rachael Ray(598 episodes) … Executive Producer
2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God … Executive Producer
1990 Brewster Place(10 episodes) … Producer
1989 The Women of Brewster Place … Executive Producer
1900 The Water Man … Producer
1900 Michael Jackson Talks to... Oprah Live(0 episodes) … Executive Producer
1900 Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 Tuesdays with Morrie(0 episodes) … Executive Producer
1900 The Women of Brewster Place(0 episodes) … Producer
1900 The Oprah Winfrey Show(0 episodes) … Producer

Creator

2011 Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star … Creator
2009 The Dr. Oz Show … Creator
2008 Oprah's Big Give … Creator
2006 Rachael Ray … Creator
2002 Dr. Phil … Creator
1990 Brewster Place … Creator
1900 Oprah After the Show … Creator
1900 The Oprah Winfrey Show … Creator

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