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This limited series chronicles the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first African American self-made millionaire.

Series Cast

  1. Octavia Spencer as Madam C. J. Walker

    Octavia Spencer

    Madam C. J. Walker

    4 Episodes

  2. Tiffany Haddish as Lelia

    Tiffany Haddish


    4 Episodes

  3. Carmen Ejogo as Addie

    Carmen Ejogo


    4 Episodes

  4. Garrett Morris as Cleophus Walker

    Garrett Morris

    Cleophus Walker

    4 Episodes

  5. Kevin Carroll as Ransom

    Kevin Carroll


    4 Episodes

  6. J. Alphonse Nicholson as John Robinson

    J. Alphonse Nicholson

    John Robinson

    4 Episodes

  7. Blair Underwood as Charles James Walker

    Blair Underwood

    Charles James Walker

    4 Episodes

  8. Karen Glave as Peggie Prosser

    Karen Glave

    Peggie Prosser

    3 Episodes

  9. Mouna Traoré as Esther

    Mouna Traoré


    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2020 • 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker premiered on March 20, 2020.

A Credit to the Race

(1x4, March 20, 2020) Season Finale

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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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