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  • 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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Mary Martin

First Aired: May 5, 2003

A profile of entertainer Mary Martin recalls her lifelong love of acting, dancing and singing, which led her to classic roles in Hollywood and on the Broadway stage, most memorably in “Peter Pan,” “The Sound of Music” and “South Pacific.” Among those commenting: her son, Larry Hagman; her daughter, Heller Halliday; Florence Henderson; and John Raitt.

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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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