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Barack Obama

Mostly Credited As: Barack Obama
Sometimes Credited As: President Barack Obama

Birth Name: Barack Hussein Obama II
Date Of Birth: August 04, 1961 (Age 53)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii
Height: 6' 1 ½" (1.86 m)

Barack Obama


Former junior Senator from Illinois who had a meteoric rise from his election to the Senate in 2004 to being selected as the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 2008 to winning the Presidential election of 2008. Obama, a decided underdog at the beginning of the Democratic primaries, won the nomination over the heavily favored Senator from New York and former First Lady, Hillary Clinton. On November 4, 2008, Obama won the presidential election to become the first African American President of the United States.

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TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

BBC News at Ten (2000) 
  Series 15, Episode 190 15x190: (Sep/23/2014) As Himself 
  Series 15, Episode 182 15x182: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself 
  Series 15, Episode 181 15x181: (Sep/10/2014) As Himself 

BBC World News (2012) 
  Series 3, Episode 137 03x137: (Sep/18/2014) As Himself 

Channel 4 News (1982) 
  Series 33, Show 254 33x254: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself (Press Conference), [Featuring]
  Series 33, Show 253 33x253: (Sep/10/2014) As Himself 

Sunrise (UK) (1989) 
  September 11, 2014 26x254: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself (Press Conference), [Interviewees]

The Daily Politics (2003) 
  September 11, 2014 13x09: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself 

5 News Tonight (2014) 
  Episode 96 01x96: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself 

Meet the Press (US) (1947) 
  Barack Obama, Marilyn Strickland, Bill Peduto, Mick Cornett, Joe Scarborough, Nia-Malika Henderson, Amy Walter, John Stanton 66x36: (Sep/07/2014) As Himself 
  Janurary 22, 2006 60x04: (Jan/22/2006) As Himself 

CBS This Morning (1987) 
  Season 15, Episode 124 15x124: (Jun/23/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 15, Episode 77 15x77: (Apr/17/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 109 63x109: (Jun/12/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Vince Gill, Barack Obama 56x34: (Oct/19/2006) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  President Barack Obama, Marc Forgione 32x195: (May/30/2014) As Himself 

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey (2014) 
  Standing Up in the Milky Way 01x01: (Mar/09/2014) As Himself (Taped Intro) 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Billy Crystal & Garth Brooks 22x77: (Feb/06/2014) As Himself ("What's Next for Jay" Segment) 
  President Barack Obama, Patti LaBelle 21x145: (Aug/06/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  President Barack Obama, No Doubt 20x170: (Oct/24/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  President Barack Obama, Yo-Yo Ma and Friends 19x175: (Oct/25/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

America Decides (2012) 
  2012 01x01: (Nov/06/2012) As Himself, [Starring Roles]

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  President Barack Obama 17x133: (Oct/18/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  President Barack Obama (1) 15x136: (Oct/27/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. Barack Obama 13x52: (Apr/21/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sen. Barack Obama 12x110: (Aug/22/2007) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Season 16, Episode 16 16x16: (Sep/25/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  President Barack Obama 13x212: (Jul/29/2010) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Barack Obama 11x18: (Sep/27/2007) As Himself 
  Season 8, Episode 61 08x61: (Nov/22/2004) As Himself 

Oprah (1986) 
  President Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama 25x113: (May/02/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Barack Obama On the Tough Questions 21x23: (Oct/18/2006) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 59x01: (Feb/27/2011) As Himself (Taped Segment), [Uncredited]

Larry King Live (1985) 
  Final Episode 25x??: (Dec/16/2010) As Himself (Pre-Taped Segment) 

MythBusters (2003) 
  President's Challenge 09x10: (Dec/08/2010) As Himself 

MLB All-Star Game (1948) 
  MLB 80th All-Star Game 61x01: (Jul/14/2009) As Himself (First Pitch Ceremony), [Featuring]

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Stephen broadcasts from Iraq, Gen. Ray Odierno 05x76: (Jun/08/2009) As Himself 
  Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Barack Obama 04x51: (Apr/17/2008) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Sen. Barack Obama, LeBron James 16x07: (Sep/10/2008) As Himself 
  Sen. Barack Obama, Halle Berry, Zach Johnson 14x120: (Apr/09/2007) As Himself 
  Barack Obama, Jessica Biel 12x59: (Nov/26/2004) As Himself 

FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace (1996) 
  Barack Obama 13x35: (Apr/27/2008) As Himself 

American Idol (2002) 
  Idol Gives Back (Apr/09/2008) As Himself 

Anderson Cooper 360° (2003) 
  March 19, 2008 06x55: (Mar/19/2008) As Himself (as Sen. Barack Obama) 
  March 14, 2008 06x52: (Mar/14/2008) As Himself (as Sen. Barack Obama) 
  January 28, 2008 06x20: (Jan/28/2008) As Himself (as Sen. Barack Obama) 
  July 23, 2007 05x145: (Jul/23/2007) As Himself (as Sen. Barack Obama) 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Brian Williams/Feist 33x04: (Nov/03/2007) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Barack Obama, Sabrina Bryan, Mark Ballas 05x38: (Oct/29/2007) As Himself 

The Tyra Banks Show (2005) 
  Senator Barack Obama 03x16: (Oct/01/2007) As Himself 

CBS Evening News (1948) 
  The Divided Koreas, Irreverent ... Irrelevant ... Ig Nobel 35x32: (Oct/13/2006) As "Free Speech" Guest 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Barack Obama, Wilco 13x120: (May/12/2006) As Himself 

Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer (1954) 
  Presidential Politics 52x28: (Mar/12/2006) As Himself 
Trivia

Made the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic Convention.

Received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his law degree from Harvard University.

Grew up in Hawaii where he was raised by his grandparents.

Parents divorced when Obama was two years old. Mother later got re-married to an Indonesian man.

Politically allied with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, Jr.

Resigned from his church in Chicago because of controversial remarks made by his pastor, Jeremiah Wright.

Published two books: Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope.

Worked as a community organizer for the organization ACORN.

A proponent of hope and change.

Selected Delaware Senator Joe Biden as his running mate on August 23, 2008.

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Barack Obama Quotes
Barack Obama: We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

Barack Obama: I'm so overexposed, I'm making Paris Hilton look like a recluse.

Barack Obama: If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.

Barack Obama: Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.

Barack Obama: My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.

Barack Obama: As Americans, we can take enormous pride in the fact that courage has been inspired by our own struggle for freedom, by the tradition of democratic law secured by our forefathers and enshrined in our Constitution. It is a tradition that says all men are created equal under the law and that no one is above.

Barack Obama: There is not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America -- there is the United States of America.

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