Biography Documentaries

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 Legend Of Marilyn Monroe

The Legend Of Marilyn Monroe

A documentary about the life and career of 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, narrated by director ...

6.7 Views: 22,722
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The Real Castaway

The Real Castaway

When Martin Popplewell was 15 years old he watched the film The Blue Lagoon starring Brooke Shiel...

7.4 Views: 20,856
Biography

Beneath The Veil

Beneath The Veil

An anonymous woman, covered from head to toe in a blue burka, is dragged across a football pitch ...

6.2 Views: 20,438
Biography

After Mein Kampf

After Mein Kampf

In this shallow combination of documentary and fiction, shocking footage of concentration camp su...

4.2 Views: 20,016
Biography

Mao's Bloody Revolution Revealed

Mao's Bloody Revolution Revealed

Mao's Bloody Revolution Revealed is hosted by Philip Short, BBC correspondent and author of Mao: ...

6.8 Views: 19,880
Biography

The Saudi Royal Family

The Saudi Royal Family

They are one of the richest families in the world. What lies beneath the veils of the Saudi Royal...

6.4 Views: 19,811
Biography

Edgar Allan Poe - The Mystery

Edgar Allan Poe - The Mystery

(1994) [Biography A&E]- This episode of Biography tells the story of the uncontested master ...

6.3 Views: 19,600
Biography

Theodore J. Kaczynski - The Unabomber

Theodore J. Kaczynski - The Unabomber

FBI agents, including Oliver "Buck" Revell, who headed the Unabom investigation, trace the often-...

6.5 Views: 19,543
Biography

Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked

Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked

Comic Book Superheros Unmasked is a special on The History Channel about the history of the comic...

7.8 Views: 19,132
Biography

Biography - Mafia - Genovese

Biography - Mafia - Genovese

Biography is basically the be-all and end-all of historical narrativeson television today. The sh...

7.1 Views: 19,003
Biography

Kurt and Courtney

Kurt and Courtney

Director Nick Broomfield chronicles Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, the grunge icon who died in 1994 at ag...

7.8 Views: 18,699
Biography

Mahatma - Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

Mahatma - Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

This is a film which seeks to tell the life-story of Gandhi the Man and his incessant search for ...

7.5 Views: 18,574
Biography

Steve Jobs - Billion Dollar Hippy

Steve Jobs - Billion Dollar Hippy

Evan Davis traces the history of Steve Jobs' time in control at Apple, with contributions from in...

4.8 Views: 18,387
Biography

Kim Philby: The Spy Who Went Into The Cold

Kim Philby: The Spy Who Went Into The Cold

Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby (1912 - 1988) was a high-ranking member of British intelligenc...

8.7 Views: 18,313
Biography

Who is Peter Joseph?

Who is Peter Joseph?

In late 2009, Charles Robinson was able to interview Peter Joseph, the creator of Zeitgeist: The ...

8.5 Views: 18,123
Biography

Tesla: Master of Lightning

Tesla: Master of Lightning

This program recounts the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remember...

8.0 Views: 18,027
Biography