Biography

  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter Graves as host in 1987. Well-established and a franchise series for A&E by 1994, it later spun off t (more…)

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Charlton Heston

First Aired: July 30, 2001

“I've probably done more biographical films than most actors,” says Charlton Heston, whose life story is explored through interviews with Nina Foch, Gregory Peck and others. Film clips include “The Agony and the Ecstasy,” “Antony and Cleopatra” and “The Ten Commandments.”

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  • Premiered: February 16, 1987
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)

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