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Oprah Winfrey

Mostly Credited As: Oprah Winfrey
Sometimes Credited As: Oprah

Birth Name: Oprah Gail Winfrey
Date Of Birth: January 29, 1954 (Age 60)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Kosciusko, Mississippi
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Oprah Winfrey


Through the power of media, Oprah Winfrey has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world. As supervising producer and host of the top-rated, award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show", she has entertained, enlightened and uplifted millions of viewers for the past two decades. Her accomplishments as a television pioneer, producer, publisher, educator and philanthropist have established her as one of the most respected and admired public figures today.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Oprah & Maria Shriver: The Paycheck to Paycheck Town Hall (2014)As: Herself (Co-Host)
Oprah & Eckhart Tolle: A New Earth (2014)As: Herself (Co-Host)
Tyler Perry Comes to OWN: Behind the Scenes (2013)As: Herself
TV Guide Magazine's" Top 25 Best "Oprah Show" Moments (2012)As: Herself
Oprah: Where Are They Now? (2012)As: Herself (Host)
Oprah Prime (2012)As: Herself (Host)
The Best of the Oprah Show (2011)As: Herself (Host)
Oprah's Master Class (2011)As: Herself (Host)
Super Soul Sunday (2011)As: Herself (Host)
Oprah's Lifeclass (2011)As: Herself (Host)
Life (UK) (2009)As: Narrator (US version)
Brewster Place (1990)As: Mattie Michael
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)As: Mattie Michael
Oprah (1986)As: Herself
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Herself (Co-Host 1996)
Episode Cast Credits 

Extra (1994) 
  Oprah Winfrey 21x57: (Nov/12/2014) As Herself 
  Oprah Winfrey 21x50: (Nov/04/2014) As Herself 
  Season 20, Episode 127 20x127: (Feb/24/2014) As Herself 

Good Morning Britain (2014) 
  August 5, 2014 01x72: (Aug/05/2014) As Herself 

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Season 32, Episode 193 32x193: (Apr/29/2014) As Herself 

CBS This Morning (1987) 
  Season 15, Episode 85 15x85: (Apr/29/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Billy Crystal & Garth Brooks 22x77: (Feb/06/2014) As Herself (Walk On) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Oliver, Good Charlotte 13x104: (Feb/25/2005) As Herself 
  50th Anniversray Special, Garry Shandling, Hilary Duff 13x06: (Sep/27/2004) As Herself 
  Oprah Winfrey, Scott Foley, Raphael Saadiq 11x147: (Jan/31/2003) As Herself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 4, Show 56 04x56: (Nov/18/2013) As Herself 
  Series 4, Show 55 04x55: (Nov/15/2013) As Herself 

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  One Direction, Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Millican, Eminem 05x06: (Nov/16/2013) As Herself 

Loose Women (1999) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Russell Watson 18x50: (Nov/15/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

BBC News at Six (1984) 
  Series 30, Episode 227 30x227: (Nov/13/2013) As Herself 

The One Show (2006) 
  November 13, 2013 08x72: (Nov/13/2013) As Herself 

Martin Luther King and the March on Washington (2013) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Aug/28/2013) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 84th Annual Academy Awards 60x01: (Feb/26/2012) As Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 
  The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 59x01: (Feb/27/2011) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 58x01: (Mar/07/2010) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 77th Annual Academy Awards 53x01: (Feb/27/2005) As Presenter, [Featuring]

Conan (2010) 
  The Conan One Hour Earlier Best of Spectacular (Dec/13/2011) As Herself (Footage from Previous Episode) 

The Rosie Show (2011) 
  Live show with Russell Brand, cameo by Oprah Winfrey 01x01: (Oct/10/2011) As Herself 

Piers Morgan Live (2011) 
  The "Oprah Winfrey Show" Finale / Gayle King / Suze Orman / Lisa Ling 01x94: (May/26/2011) As Herself (Footage from “Oprah Winfrey Show”) 
  Oprah Winfrey 01x01: (Jan/17/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Nate Berkus Show (2010) 
  Oprah Winfrey: House Proud 01x144: (May/03/2011) As Herself 

Oprah's Master Class (2011) 
  Oprah Winfrey (2) 01x08: (Apr/03/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Oprah Winfrey (1) 01x07: (Mar/27/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors 33x01: (Dec/28/2010) As Herself (Honoree) 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  David Rakoff 15x133: (Oct/14/2010) As Herself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 1, Show 119 01x119: (Mar/08/2010) As Herself 

30 Rock (2006) 
  Believe in the Stars 03x02: (Nov/06/2008) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]

Life & Cooking (2000) 
  Season 8, Episode 11 08x11: (Mar/16/2008) As Herself (Archive footage) 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Oprah Winfrey; John Travolta. 32x124: (Feb/22/2007) As Herself 
  Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Marcia Cross, William Cope Moyers 32x16: (Sep/25/2006) As Herself 

Anderson Cooper 360° (2003) 
  January 05, 2007 05x05: (Jan/05/2007) As Herself 
  January 02, 2007 05x02: (Jan/02/2007) As Herself 

Rachael Ray (2006) 
  The 'O' Factor 01x02: (Sep/19/2006) As Herself 

The View (1997) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Teri Hatcher, John Stossel 09x90: (May/12/2006) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Web Junk 20 (2006) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Jan/06/2006) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Bonnie Raitt 13x59: (Dec/01/2005) As Herself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Oprah Winfrey 09x16: (Oct/17/2004) As Herself 

On Air With Ryan Seacrest (2004) 
  3/12/04 01x46: (Mar/12/2004) As Herself 
  3/1/04 01x37: (Mar/01/2004) As Herself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #803 08x03: (Sep/28/2002) As Herself, [Uncredited]

The Cosby Show (1984) 
  The Cosby Show: A Look Back (May/19/2002) As Herself 

American Masters (1986) 
  Quincy Jones: In the Pocket 15x04: (Nov/18/2001) As Herself 

The Hughleys (1998) 
  Milsap Moves Up 02x02: (Oct/01/1999) As Herself 

Parkinson (1998) (1998) 
  Oprah Winfrey 02x07: (Feb/19/1999) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Home Improvement (1991) 
  Home Alone 08x14: (Jan/19/1999) As Herself 

Ellen (1994) 
  The Puppy Episode (2) 04x23: (Apr/30/1997) As Therapist 
  The Puppy Episode (1) 04x22: (Apr/30/1997) As Therapist 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) 
  A Night at the Oprah 03x09: (Nov/09/1992) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]

Gabriel's Fire (1990) 
  'Tis the Season 01x12: (Dec/20/1990) As Herself 

The Daytime Emmy Awards (1974) 
  The 17th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 17x01: (Jun/28/1990) As Herself (Host) 
  The 14th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 14x01: (Jun/30/1987) As Herself (Host) 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) 
  Show #3943 27x16: (Mar/17/1989) As Herself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson 11x14: (Apr/12/1986) As Herself (Host) 

Late Night With David Letterman (1982) 
  Show #0651 04x83: (Jan/13/1986) As Herself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Brewster Place (1990)• Executive Producer
Dr. Phil (2002)• Creator
Oprah (1986)• Production Supervisor
Oprah's Big Give (2008)• Executive Producer
The Dr. Oz Show (2009)• Creator
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)• Executive Producer
Oprah Prime (2012)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Trivia

Oprah is putting The Color Purple on Broadway. Oprah was in the movie 20 years ago.

Oprah won a Daytime Emmy award in 1998 for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show.

According to Time Magazine, Oprah was just five when she started school and was skipped to third grade at six. She could read at age two.

Oprah co-founded the women's cable television network Oxygen.

Oprah is the president of Harpo Productions (Oprah spelled backwards).

Oprah was molested as a child, and recently began a campaign to catch sexual predators.

Oprah had a baby boy when she was only 14 years old. However the baby died about two weeks later because he was two months premature.

Oprah's name was supposed to be Orpah, however, it was spelled incorrectly on her birth certificate.

Oprah has a famous book club; she's made reading popular again by noting well-written books on her show.

Tom Cruise and John Travolta have asked Oprah to convert to Scientology, but she has responded that she simply isn't interested.

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Oprah Winfrey Quotes
Oprah Winfrey: My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Oprah Winfrey: Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey: Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.

Oprah Winfrey: I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.

Oprah Winfrey: I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters.

Oprah Winfrey: I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey: The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.

Oprah Winfrey: The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.

Oprah Winfrey: Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.

Oprah Winfrey: Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possiblity.

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