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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Dr. Seuss: Rhymes and Reasons

First Aired: November 30, 2003

A profile of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, follows him from his childhood in Springfield, Mass., to fame as one of the bestselling children's book authors in the world. Included: early drawings; and comments from family members. Also interviewed: Chuck Jones, Jamie Lee Curtis and Mike Myers. Host: Harry Smith.

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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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