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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 62)
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 Winfrey Presents: Legends Who Paved The Way (2015)As: Herself (Host)
Oprah & Eckhart Tolle: A New Earth (2014)As: Herself (Co-Host)
Oprah & Maria Shriver: The Paycheck to Paycheck Town Hall (2014)As: Herself (Co-Host)
Tyler Perry Comes to OWN: Behind the Scenes (2013)As: Herself
Oprah: Where Are They Now? (2012)As: Herself (Host)
TV Guide Magazine's" Top 25 Best "Oprah Show" Moments (2012)As: Herself
Oprah's Master Class (2011)As: Herself (Host)
The Best of the Oprah Show (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 Daytime Emmy Awards (1974)As: Herself (Host 1987, 1990 & 1999)
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Herself (Co-Host 1996)
Episode Cast Credits 

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Brooke Shields, guest co-host Josh Groban 35x122: (Jun/21/2016) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Garbage 14x85: (Jun/15/2016) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 298 39x298: (Dec/24/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 39, Episode 298 39x298: (Dec/24/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Marcia Cross, William Cope Moyers 32x16: (Sep/25/2006) As Herself 
  Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Marcia Cross, William Cope Moyers 32x16: (Sep/25/2006) As Herself 

CBS This Morning (1987) 
  Season 15, Episode 249 15x249: (Dec/15/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 15, Episode 249 15x249: (Dec/15/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 15, Episode 85 15x85: (Apr/29/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Idina Menzel 01x180: (Dec/15/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Rachael Ray (2006) 
  Our 1,500th Surprise Episode! (Here’s a Hint … OPRAH!) 09x51: (Nov/24/2014) As Herself 
  Our 1,500th Surprise Episode! (Here’s a Hint … OPRAH!) 09x51: (Nov/24/2014) As Herself 
  The 'O' Factor 01x02: (Sep/19/2006) As Herself 

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 
  Season 20, Episode 127 20x127: (Feb/24/2014) As Herself 

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

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  One Direction, Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Millican, Eminem 05x06: (Nov/16/2013) As Herself 
  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]
  Oprah Winfrey, Russell Watson 18x50: (Nov/15/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

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

BBC News at Six (1984) 
  Series 30, Episode 227 30x227: (Nov/13/2013) As Herself 
  Series 30, Episode 227 30x227: (Nov/13/2013) 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 83rd Annual Academy Awards 59x01: (Feb/27/2011) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 58x01: (Mar/07/2010) 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”) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) 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 (1) 01x07: (Mar/27/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Oprah Winfrey (1) 01x07: (Mar/27/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself, [Interviewees]

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

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  David Rakoff 15x133: (Oct/14/2010) As Herself 
  David Rakoff 15x133: (Oct/14/2010) 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) 

Anderson Cooper 360° (2003) 
  January 02, 2007 05x02: (Jan/02/2007) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

The View (1997) 
  Oprah Winfrey, Teri Hatcher, John Stossel 09x90: (May/12/2006) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  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 
  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 
  Oprah Winfrey, Bonnie Raitt 13x59: (Dec/01/2005) As Herself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  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 
  50th Anniversray Special, Garry Shandling, Hilary Duff 13x06: (Sep/27/2004) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself (Walk On) 

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

On Air With Ryan Seacrest (2004) 
  3/12/04 01x46: (Mar/12/2004) As Herself 
  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]
  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 
  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]
  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 Puppy Episode (1) 04x22: (Apr/30/1997) As Therapist 

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 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 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 
  Show #0651 04x83: (Jan/13/1986) As Herself 

Martin Luther King and the March on Washington (2013) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

The One Show (2006) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Brewster Place (1990)• Executive Producer
Oprah (1986)• Production Supervisor
Oprah's Big Give (2008)• Executive Producer
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)• Executive Producer
Oprah Prime (2012)• Executive Producer
Greenleaf (2016)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Trivia

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 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 is the first African-American billionaire in American history.

Oprah recently announced (September 2008) that she will not have GOP vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin as a guest on her show.

Supports Senator Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election.

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

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

Oprah Winfrey: You are built not to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.

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