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  • Season 25 - 2012
    • Jean Marie Le Pen
      Jean Marie Le Pen
      Episode 08.13.12
      8/13/12
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      "Watch a full biography video of Jean-Marie Le Pen, including his far-right politics and his years spent as leader of the National Front party.
    • Jeff Bezos
      Jeff Bezos
      Episode 08.13.12
      8/13/12
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      "Watch a full biography video on Jeff Bezos, from his early life to his starting Amazon.com.
    • John F. Kennedy
      John F. Kennedy
      Episode 07.30.12
      7/30/12
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      John F. Kennedy will long be remembered for challenging the American people: to put a man on the moon, to put aside racial prejudices, to join a volunteer corps to help undeveloped countries. From his childhood to his assassination, this special explores the life and legacy of the 35th President.
    • Andy Griffith
      Andy Griffith
      Episode 07.11.12
      7/11/12
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      Born and raised in the back hills of North Carolina, Andy Griffith is best remembered for his role on "The Andy Griffith Show," where he starred alongside other Mayberry residents including Opie, Barney, Gomer, and Aunt Bee.
    • Babe Ruth
      Babe Ruth
      Episode 07.02.12
      7/2/12
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      One of baseball's greatest players, Babe Ruth became an American icon. This documentary chronicles his life from the water fronts of Baltimore, to early success in Boston, to living legend in New York.
    • George Michael
      George Michael
      Episode 07.02.12
      7/2/12
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      George Michael first took the music world by storm as part of Wham! His solo career resulted in hit songs, but his appetite for sex and drugs led to many arrests.
    • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson
      Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson
      Episode 06.15.12
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      Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen started out on "Full House" as infants and grew up on television.
    • Henry Hill Goodfella
      Henry Hill Goodfella
      Episode 06.15.12
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      Henry Hill Goodfella's testimony brought down some of New York's most feared criminals, after which he entered the witness protection program. He is life served as the basis for Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas."
    • Ellen DeGeneres
      Ellen DeGeneres
      Episode 06.12.12
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      New Orleans native Ellen DeGeneres grew up as a Christian Scientist, but got into stand up comedy after graduating from college. She made history when she came out of the closet in her personal life and on her sitcom, "Ellen."
    • David Bowie
      David Bowie
      Episode 20120611
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      Biography presents the remarkable life story of David Bowie, the British rock star and actor. Bowie (born 1947) was raised in London and first became known as Ziggy Stardust, the front man of a glam rock band in the early 1970s. He later found international success as a solo artist with hits like "Modern Love" and "Let's Dance." He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. He has had a second career as an actor in both films such as "The Man Who Fell to Earth" and "Basquait," as well as TV shows like "Extras" and "Dream On."moreless
    • Patrick Duffy
      Patrick Duffy
      Episode 20120611
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      The Biography channel tells the life story of Patrick Duffy, the star of "Dallas." Duffy (born 1949) grew up in Montana before finding fame as Bobby Ewing on the hugely popular "Dallas" series beginning in 1978. In 1991, he co-starred with Suzanne Somers on "Step by Step," a family sitcom that ran for 7 seasons.moreless
    • Lady Diana Spencer
      Lady Diana Spencer
      Episode 06.12.12
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      Lady Diana Spencer became Princess of Wales when she wed Prince Charles on July 29, 1981. After years in the public eye and a difficult divorce, she died tragically in a car accident in Paris on August 31, 1997.
    • Megan Fox
      Megan Fox
      Episode 20120531
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      The Biography channel recounts the life of the popular star from the "Transformers" franchise. Megan Fox (born 1986) dropped out of high school to pursue her Hollywood dreams. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, she began her career at 15 years old with "Holiday in the Sun" starring the Olsen twins. By 2007, she was starring in the mega-hit "Transformers." She stirred controversy in 2010 when she didn't return for the sequel "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," and rumors of a difficult relationship with director Michael Bay. In 2010, she married "Beverly Hills 90210" star Brian Austin Green.moreless
    • Pink
      Pink
      Episode 20120531
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      In the Pink episode of the television show Biography, the life of the popular singer is explored. Born Alecia Moore in Pennsylvania, the stylish singer would go on to enjoy numerous radio hits during the 2000s. Through interviews with contemporaries, her family and Pink herself, a complex portrait of the pop singer is ultimately drawn.moreless
    • Freddie Mercury
      Freddie Mercury
      Episode 05.23.12
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      Born in Zanzibar to Indian parents, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury became a rock legend with songs like "Bohemian Rhapsody." Queen's album sales rival the Beatles, with Mercury's four octave range contributing to the band's success.
    • Hugh Grant
      Hugh Grant
      Episode 05.01.12
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      The Biography channel celebrates the career of Hugh Grant, the popular British actor, in this biographical documentary. Grant (born 1960) grew up in London, England and studied at Oxford before finding a successful if unremarkable career on the repertory stage and British film. In 1994, he became an international success with "Four Weddings and a Funeral." The next year he became a tabloid target after an arrest for a public tryst with a prostitute. Grant managed to survive the scandal with affable charm and continued to appear in both popular and critically acclaimed films such as "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Sense and Sensibility," and "About a Boy."moreless
    • Ponce de Leon
      Ponce de Leon
      Episode 25
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      In the Ponce de Leon episode of Biography, the mysterious life of the famed Spanish explorer is laid bare. Though best known for his fruitless and possibly fictitious search for the Fountain of Youth, de Leon is heraled by historians for helping to facilitate the Spanish settlement of Puerto Rico and, later, Florida.moreless
    • Richard Speck
      Richard Speck
      Episode 26
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      In the Richard Speck episode of the television show Biography, the life of the notorious serial killer is explored. Born to a troubled family, Speck began his murderous rampage in Chicago in 1966. Speck ultimately was convicted for killing eight nurses in a single home, though a ninth survivior would prove crucial in convicting him of the crimes.moreless
    • Warren Jeffs
      Warren Jeffs
      Episode 04.15.12
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      Warren Jeffs was born on December 3, 1955, in Sacramento, California. He is the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), a polygamist sect based in Utah and Arizona.
    • Ted Williams
      Ted Williams
      Episode 04.02.12
      4/2/12
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      It was one of the fastest-spreading "viral videos" ever -- Ted Williams, a disheveled panhandler, approaches a car, speaks, and reveals himself to be the "homeless man with the golden voice." But as quickly as he became a media darling, sordid tales of his life emerged, including mug shots, drug abuse, and tensions with the children he abandoned. This profile looks at all the twists and turns in Ted's remarkable story, and asks the question: Has the tabloid frenzy done him more harm than good, or will he have more than 15 minutes of fame?moreless
    • Anthony Hopkins
      Anthony Hopkins
      Episode 04.02.12
      4/2/12
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      A full biography about the renowned and award-winning actor, Anthony Hopkins.
    • Casey Anthony - How Did We Get Here?
      4/2/12
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      Casey Anthony, a young, attractive, single mother, stood accused of the murder of her adorable two-year-old daughter, Caylee. Hailed as "the trial of a decade," the proceedings generated a media feeding frenzy as each shocking new disclosure provoked a blizzard of coverage leading up to the shocking verdict. Biography goes back to the beginning to explore Casey Anthony's life, behavior and the series of lies that led to the massive public outcry over her acquittal in this sensational case.moreless
    • Glee: Don't Stop Believing
      Glee: Don't Stop Believing
      Episode 03.21.12
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      The cast and crew of "Glee" discuss the developing and casting of what would become the biggest hit on television.
    • St. Patrick
      St. Patrick
      Episode 03.19.12
      3/19/12
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      Saint Patrick was captured in Britain by Irish raiders and taken as a slave to Ireland. He escaped, returned home and became a bishop. By the seventh century, he was credited as the patron saint of Ireland.
    • The Monkees
      The Monkees
      Episode 03.15.12
      3/5/12
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      Hey, hey, it's the Monkees! Here's everything you ever wanted to know about the first of the manufactured bands that shocked the music industry in the 60s by generating a slew of hit records including "Last Train to Clarksville" and "I'm a Believer."
    • Robert De Niro
      Robert De Niro
      Episode 03.14.12
      3/14/12
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      Widely considered one of the greatest actors of all time, two-time Academy Award-winner Robert DeNiro grew up in his New York's Little Italy and eventually made his mark on the big screen.
    • Danny DeVito
      Danny DeVito
      Episode 03.08.12
      3/8/12
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      He's only 5 feet tall, but he's an industry giant. Diminutive actor, director, and producer Danny DeVito is best known for his hilarious performances in "Taxi" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."
    • Hot, Famous, and 40
      Hot, Famous, and 40
      Episode 03.06.12
      3/6/12
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      This one-hour special celebrates some of the sizzling celebs who are still hot and over 40.
    • Davy Jones
      Davy Jones
      Episode 03.05.12
      3/5/12
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      The name Davy Jones will forever conjure up images of the immensely popular, teen idol heartthrob from the Monkees.
    • Johnny Cash's America
      Johnny Cash's America
      Episode 02.28.12
      2/28/12
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      Through his career, Johnny Cash wore both his integrity and his sin with pride, and waded into the controversies of his times--the Vietnam war, prison reform, drug abuse, and the youth culture.
    • Fallen Beauty Queens
      Fallen Beauty Queens
      Episode 02.13.12
      2/13/12
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      In today's 24/7 news cycle, society enjoys knocking beauty queens off of the pedestal as much as putting them on one. Every time a beauty queen falls to scandal or disgrace the news is magnified and our queens must run the tabloid gauntlet.
    • Elton John
      Elton John
      Episode 02.10.12
      2/10/12
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      See Elton as you've never seen him before when we go behind the scenes to watch the legendary rock star prepare for his new show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Elton has granted us unfettered access to his life and archives, including clips, stills, music, performances, and home movies spanning his career.moreless
    • Under 21 And Filthy Rich
      Under 21 And Filthy Rich
      Episode 02.06.12
      2/6/12
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      While today's young stars, athletes, and entrepreneurs all have different stories of how they became wealthy, they are all part of a club of young people who are able to make millions of dollars before they turn 21.
    • Whoopie Goldberg
      Whoopie Goldberg
      Episode 02.06.12
      2/6/12
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      Whoopi Goldberg started performing her own one self-titled show and went on to win an Oscar for her performance in "Ghost." She's now host of the tv talk-show "The View."
    • Tyra Banks
      Tyra Banks
      Episode 02.02.12
      2/2/12
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      Tyra Banks quickly rose to the top of the Modeling charts, gracing the covers of hundreds of magazines and becoming the first African American woman to be on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
    • Denzel Washington
      Denzel Washington
      Episode 02.01.12
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      Denzel Washington is a two-time Academy Award winner and the leading African-American actor of his generation.
    • From Homely to Hot
      From Homely to Hot
      Episode 01.24.12
      1/24/12
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      From child actors who have grown up to be leading men and women, to reality stars who have parlayed into Hollywood careers, to musicians who went from band geeks to hot rock stars, many celebrities didn't start out as hot as they ended up.
    • Jackie Robinson
      Jackie Robinson
      Episode 01.19.12
      1/19/12
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      In his quest for excellence and equality, all-star athlete Jackie Robinson shatters the barriers of racism to become the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues.
    • Scarlett Johansson
      Scarlett Johansson
      Episode 01.17.12
      1/17/12
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      Scarlett Johansson, the street-smart young girl from New York, grew up to be one of Hollywood's biggest stars. She became a full-fledged movie star in the hit, "Lost in Translation." Johansson has shined on the stage, too, winning a Tony for "A View from the Bridge" in 2010.
    • Natalie Portman
      Natalie Portman
      Episode 01.16.12
      1/16/12
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      With a psychology degree from Harvard and an Academy Award for Black Swan, Natalie Portman has proven she's just as talented and intelligent as she is captivatingly gorgeous.
    • Fallen Centerfolds
      Fallen Centerfolds
      Episode 20120111
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      They are beautiful women whose looks and sensuality have allowed them to be objects of public desire. For some, the privilege and the attention creates temptations that are impossible to ignore.
    • Hollywood's Baddest Breakups
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      From the volatile splits that were just a matter of time, to the cheating scandals that rocked Hollywood, we're counting down the ten most explosive and expensive breakups of the past decade.
    • America's 10 Most Hated
      America's 10 Most Hated
      Episode 20120103
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      They've incensed a nation with their fame-seeking and outrageous behavior. From shock-jocks to disgraced athletes, here are ten newsmakers, celebrities and tabloid staples that have earned the collective scorn of a nation.
    • Lucky: The Story of Charles Lindbergh
      This profile explores the triumphs and tragedies of Charles Lindbergh, including a look at the kidnapping and murder of his son, as well as his questionable politics prior to America's entry into WWII.
    • Biography
      Biography
      Episode 06.15.12
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      From award-winning musical performances in London's West End and on Broadway to his launch into movie stardom as Wolverine in the X-Men trilogy, Hugh Jackman is an actor who has honed his craft in the hard light of fame.
    • Mad Monk
      Mad Monk
      Episode 07.29.12
      7/29/11
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      "Watch video about the Russian mystic and learn about the mad monk.
    • Biography
      Biography
      Episode 07.29.12
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      The full episode of "Biography: Spice Girls."
    • Erik Estrada
      Erik Estrada
      Episode 30
      12/9/12
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      He captured the hearts of millions, as a result of his starring as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the highly successful television series, CHiP's. He also appeared in numerous television and motion pictures, but after being labeled a troublemaker during a contract dispute with TV executives, Erik Estrada was blacklisted in the entrainment industry in the US. He went on find international stardom in a Spanish telenova. These days Erik can be found back on American television in a reality series. He also dedicates much of his time to charities such as ICAC or Internet Crimes Against Children. The role he most prefers and enjoys is that of a role model to millions of children throughout the world, father to his three own children, and husband to the love of his life, Nanette.moreless
    • Chevy Chase
      Episode 29
      12/9/12
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      He was the breakout star of Saturday Night Live, winning over audiences with his cool, laidback persona and razor sharp wit. He went on to star in some of the biggest comedy hits of the 80's--including Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Vacation, and Fletch. But unbeknownst to critics and fans, Chevy was waging a very personal battle to come to grips with his difficult childhood. This is the story of the two sides of Chevy--a comedy god who scaled Nielsen ratings and box office charts, and a lonely and abused little boy who grew up to be a role model for his children and a consummate family man. Simply put, you can't peg him down--he's Chevy Chase--and we're not.moreless
    • Stephen King
      Episode 28
      12/9/12
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      Amazing life of the "master of the macabre", whose stories have terrified readers and movie fans worldwide. Tracks King's life from his days as a Maine school teacher, his prolific work as author of Cujo, The Shining, Carrie, Misery, and other terror classics, and the 1999 accident that nearly ended his writing career.moreless
    • Billy Ray Cyrus
      Billy Ray Cyrus
      Episode 27
      11/5/12
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      Watch a video biography of Billy Ray Cyrus, from his breakout hit "Achy Breaky Heart" to his family life.
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