Category: Biography

For those interested in particular high-profile individuals, the Biography category delves deep into the lives of particular peoples of interest. Biography is an inside look into the life, work and social contributions of these extraordinary people.

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The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Biography

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding [...]

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Darwin's Darkest Hour

Darwin's Darkest Hour

Biography

This two-hour scripted drama tells the remarkable story behind the unveiling of the most influential scientific theory of all time, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. The program is a [...]

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Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris

Biography

After a few minutes of Walker Texas Ranger footage, enjoy the biography of - Chuck Norris. Includes interviews with Chuck, his mother, and others.Film Duration: [...]

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Michael Jackson: A Mother's Story

Michael Jackson: A Mother's Story

Biography

2010. Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and businessman. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his [...]

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The Munsters: America's First Family of Fright

The Munsters: America's First Family of Fright

Biography

The title piece in this set is a forty-five minute long history of the show that shows how Universal Studios nurtured it and passed it over to CBS where it became the show we all know and love today. It's [...]

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Mysteries and Scandals: Vincent Price

Mysteries and Scandals: Vincent Price

Biography

Throughout his career, Vincent Price was known as the master of horror films. He always managed to play it in style. But who was the real Vincent Price? The answer might surprise you. The true horrors of this [...]

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Mussolini: Italy's Nightmare

Mussolini: Italy's Nightmare

Biography

Mussolini was the founder of Fascism and leader of Italy from 1922 to 1943. He allied Italy with Nazi Germany and Japan in World War Two. Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was born on 29 July 1883 in Predappio in [...]

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Famous Authors - Voltaire

Famous Authors - Voltaire

Biography

Voltaire, one of the greatest minds that France ever produced, was born Fran├žois-Marie Arouet in Paris in 1694. Enduring both several months of imprisonment and many years of exile, he produced a continuous flow [...]

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Mark Twain - His Amazing Adventures

Mark Twain - His Amazing Adventures

Biography

He was a great American original, a gifted and irreverent storyteller whose portrayal of a wild young nation captured the imagination of the world. On the trails of the Wild West, the streets of New York, and in [...]

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The Real Bruce Lee

The Real Bruce Lee

Biography

1979. This doc begins with a brief biography of Bruce Lee, and shows scenes from four of his childhood films, Bad Boy, Orphan Sam, Kid Cheung, and The Carnival, each sepia-toned and dubbed to English. Next, there [...]

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Uri Geller

Uri Geller

Biography

Uri Geller (born 20 December 1946) is an illusionist, well known internationally as a magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic. He is known for his trademark television performances of spoon [...]

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Henri Cartier Bresson - Just Plain Love

Henri Cartier Bresson - Just Plain Love

Biography

A good insight insights into the one of the greatest minds in photography.Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 -- August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of photojournalism. He [...]

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Gagarin: Untold Story of First Man in Space

Gagarin: Untold Story of First Man in Space

Biography

The world's first Cosmonaut; everyone knows his name, but few people ever knew the man. Some say Yuri Gagarin's iconic first spaceflight was the product of immense good fortune. Others believe he was destined for [...]

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Extraordinary People: The Man with the Highest IQ

Extraordinary People: The Man with the Highest IQ

Biography

Richard G. "Rick" Rosner (born May 2, 1960) is an American television writer and media figure known for his high intelligence test scores and his unusual career. There are reports that he has achieved some of the [...]

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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Biography

The maverick 'Godfather' actor, one of the most controversial of his generation. Recluse, activist or genius? Perhaps all three. Marlon Brando's father was also named Marlon Brando, and was a travelling [...]

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Whistling Smith

Whistling Smith

Biography

(1975). Whistling Smith is a 1975 Canadian short documentary film about Vancouver policeman Sergeant Bernie "Whistling" Smith, directed by Marrin Canell. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary [...]

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