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Biography - Season 2

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  • Marquis de Sade: The Depraved Aristocrat Portrait of the 18th-century French writer and connoisseur of sex. De Sade was imprisoned numerous times for his scandalous novels and plays and sexual "crimes."
  • Alan Alda: More Than Mr. Nice Guy
    11/29/99
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    Alan Alda: More Than Mr. Nice Guy Profile of the laid-back actor who met with mild success in movies and Broadway, then soared to stardom in the TV series "M*A*S*H".
  • Caligula: Reign of Madness
    11/26/99
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    Caligula: Reign of Madness Profile of the Roman Emperor whose reign was a legendary frenzy of lunacy, murder, and perverse sexuality.
  • Wayne Newton: The King of Las Vegas
    11/25/99
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    Wayne Newton: The King of Las Vegas Profile of the pop singer known as "Mr. Las Vegas". Takes a frank look at his turbulent financial, family, and legal battles, as well as his recording career, which took off after his big hit, "Danke Schoen"
  • Tony Randall: Center Stage
    11/24/99
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    Tony Randall: Center Stage A look at the affable actor beloved for playing the fussy Felix Unger on TV's "The Odd Couple". Enjoy scenes from Randall's many movie and TV hits, including "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" and "Pillow Talk", and catch up with his busy life since his Felix days.moreless
  • Reba McEntire: Country Diva
    11/22/99
    7.3
    Reba McEntire. Profile of the Oklahoma cowgirl who roped cattle at age 6 and competed in barrel-racing contests before growing up to become a country music megastar. Includes many of McEntire's hits and interviews with Dick Clark and Dolly Parton
  • Kris Kristofferson: Nothing Left to Prove.
    Kris Kristofferson: Nothing Left to Prove. Songwriter, singer, actor, Rhodes scholar, army captain, helicopter pilot, and sex symbol! Follow the ups and downs of Kris Kristofferson's career, and listen again to his famous songs. Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris's ex-wife and daughters offer private views of this counter-culture hero.
  • Myrna Loy: A Class by Herself
    11/20/99
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    Myrna Loy: A Class by Herself Portrait of the screen star who went from playing "the vamp" to "the perfect wife" in a string of hits from "The Thin Man" to "The Best Years of Our Lives". Includes a look at her four marriages and political activism.
  • André the Giant: Larger Than Life.
    11/19/99
    9.0
    Andre the Giant: Larger Than Life. Tale of the poor French farm boy who became the most famous professional wrestler in the world. Due to a disorder that produces continual growth, Andre was 7'5" tall and weighed 450 pounds.
  • Jesse Ventura: The Body Politic.
    11/18/99
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    Jesse Ventura: The Body Politic. The amazing story of the former Navy SEAL, barroom brawler, bouncer, motorcycle gang member, and pink-tights-wearing professional wrestler, who shocked the political world with his election as Governor of Minnesota in 1998
  • 11/17/99
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    Mick Foley: Madman Unmasked. The career of the famed pro wrestler whose incredibly violent performances have made him a stop star. Follows Foley's life from his middle-class teenage days, when he ate worms and mutilated himself, to his bizarre multiple personas in the ring and his legendary "Hell in a Cell" bout.moreless
  • Owen Hart.
    Owen Hart.
    Episode 78
    11/16/99
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    Owen Hart. The life and death of the popular pro wrestler, who perished in a tragic stunt before a live audience. Wrestling insiders describe how Owen was pressured to perform the stunt, and interviews with family reveal that Owen longed for a normal family life instead of the bizarre world of wrestling.moreless
  • "Stone Cold" Steve Austin: Lord of the Ring
    "Stone Cold" Steve Austin: Lord of the Ring Portrait of the nice little boy who grew up to be the hated superstar "bad boy" of professional wrestling. Follows Steve's long and injury-filled rise to the top, and features the rare sight of Steve talking as himself and not his violent character, giving viewers the chance to know the real man behind the performer.moreless
  • Joan of Arc: Virgin Warrior
    11/11/99
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    Joan of Arc: Virgin Warrior The incredible life of the 17-year-old peasant girl who donned a suit of armor, rode off to war, and saved France. Historians ponder the question of whether Joan was a national hero, an instrument of God, or simply a troubled but forceful young woman.
  • Jimmy Doolittle: King of the Sky
    11/11/99
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    Jimmy Doolittle: King of the Sky The dazzling career of the aviation pioneer who led WWII's most hair-raising air raids, and whose perilous experiments with blind flying helped usher in the era of commercial aviation. Experts and members of his family shed light on his daring exploits, which included the first American raid on Tokyo during the war.moreless
  • Patsy Cline
    Patsy Cline
    Episode 74
    11/10/99
    0.0
    Patsy Cline. A heartfelt tribute to the beloved country music star who died in a plane crash in 1963. Includes 17 songs, ten rare TV appearances, a look at her intimate home movies, and reminiscences by Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Mel Tillis, husband Charlie Dick, and many more.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis: I Am What I Am.
    11/9/99
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    Jerry Lee Lewis: I Am What I Am. A look at the roller-coaster life of the rock'n'roll legend. Follows his hell-raising start as a honky-tonk piano player to his meteoric rise to stardom and the scandal that halted his career
  • Sal Mineo.
    Sal Mineo.
    Episode 72
    11/8/99
    0.0
    Sal Mineo. The rags-to-riches tragic story of the 1950s teen movie idol. Follows his life from young days as a member of a close-knit Italian family, his meteoric rise to fame, and the day he was killed in a botched robbery attempt when he was 37 and a struggling actor. Includes interviews with his sister and brother, Sarina and Victor Mineomoreless
  • Gary Cooper: The Face of a Hero
    11/6/99
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    Gary Cooper: The Face of a Hero. Clips from "High Noon", "The Pride of the Yankees", and other Cooper classics highlight this retrospective on the great actor renowned for portraying strong, silent heroes
  • Prince Philip: A Step behind the Queen.
    Prince Philip: A Step behind the Queen. The life of the boy who was a penniless prince in exile, but who grew up to marry the future Queen of England, and become one of the richest--if not the most respected--men in the world.
  • Camilla Parker-Bowles: The Other Woman.
    Camilla Parker-Bowles: The Other Woman. An in-depth examination of the love affair between Prince Charles and Mrs. Camilla Parker-Bowles. It follows their relationship from the early days, over 25 years ago, through the scandalous taped telephone conversations that shocked England.
  • Grace Kelly: Hollywood Princess.
    11/3/99
    9.7
    Grace Kelly: Hollywood Princess. Magical and tragic tale of the Philadelphia girl who became a major movie star, gave it all up to become a Princess in Monaco, then died when she had a stroke while driving, which caused her car to plunge off the road. Includes clips from Grace's greatest movies, including "Rear Window", "High Society", and "The Country Girl".moreless
  • Wallis, Duchess of Windsor: An American Royal.
    Wallis, Duchess of Windsor: An American Royal. Story of the Baltimore divorcee who shocked the world when England's King Edward VIII gave up his throne to marry her in 1936. Despite their fame, the two were ostracized and suffered years of loneliness. Features an interview with Kitty Kelly, author of "The Royals".moreless
  • Queen Noor: Between Two Realms.
    11/1/99
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    Queen Noor: Between Two Realms. Chronicles the fairy-tale romance of Jordan's late King Hussein and all-American girl Lisa Halaby, who became Noor al Hussein--the "Light of Hussein"--when they married. Features interviews with friends Harrison Ford and Stephanie Powers.
  • Queen Victoria: Royal Family Values.
    10/30/99
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    Queen Victoria: Royal Family Values. Portrait of the monarch who enjoyed the longest reign in British history--64 years. Her strait-laced morals and attention to duty characterized the "Victorian Age" and made her a popular queen.
  • Christina Onassis: Everything But Love.
    10/28/99
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    Christina Onassis: Everything But Love. Portrait of the sad, neglected daughter of billionaire Aristotle Onassis who suffered from depression, drug abuse, and severe weight problems before her death at age 37.
  • Angie Dickinson: Tinsletown's Classiest Broad.
    Angie Dickinson: Tinsletown's Classiest Broad. Portrait of the hip actress who wowed Hollywood in the swinging 1960s. Follows her many romances from Frank Sinatra to reported dalliances with JFK. Usually guarded about her private life, Angie talks openly about her marriage to Burt Bacharach, her sex kitten image, and career, including the hit series "Police Woman".moreless
  • Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel
    10/23/99
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    Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel. Portrait of the star-crossed screen actress who won fame while still a teenager, but whose private life was marred by alcoholism and a tempestuous marriage to a man twice her age. Darnell's sad story ended when she died from burns sustained in a fire.
  • Fred MacMurray: The Guy Next Door.
    10/23/99
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    Fred MacMurray: The Guy Next Door. Profile of the actor who became the prototype for the genial, well-meaning father. Despite a long film career during which he portrayed several villains, including the cad in "Double Indemnity", Fred MacMurray is best known for his 12-year stint as the devoted dad in TV's "My Three Sons".moreless
  • Leonard Nimoy: Spock and Beyond.
    10/22/99
    4.0
    Leonard Nimoy: Spock and Beyond. Profile of the actor who achieved worldwide popularity with his "Mr. Spock" role in "Star Trek". Looks at his other many achievements as film director, stage actor, and even poet.
  • Elizabeth Montgomery: A Touch of Magic.
    10/21/99
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    Elizabeth Montgomery: A Touch of Magic. The life of the acclaimed actress who gained fame playing the lovable witch Samantha on the TV hit "Bewitched". The daughter of movie star Robert Montgomery, Elizabeth died at age 62 of colon cancer. Includes rare, candid photos and clips from her most memorable "Bewitched" episodes.moreless
  • Ray Walston: No Antennae, Please.
    10/20/99
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    Ray Walston: No Antennae, Please. Story of the actor who parlayed intelligence and a cantankerous demeanor into a winning formula. Follow Walston's career from Broadway and Hollywood successes to his TV series "My Favorite Martian", which made him a household name. With behind-the-scenes footage from "South Pacific" and "Damn Yankees".
  • Fred Gwynne.
    Fred Gwynne.
    Episode 58
    10/19/99
    0.0
    Fred Gwynne. Profile of the multi-talented stage and screen star, radio performer, musician, singer, painter, and writer and illustrator of children's books. Features clips from Fred's most beloved TV series and movies, including "Car 54, Where Are You?", "The Munsters", and "My Cousin Vinny", and talks with Al "Grandpa Munster" Lewis.moreless
  • Barbara Eden: Out of the Bottle.
    10/18/99
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    Barbara Eden: Out of the Bottle. Life of the actress famed for her role as the carefree genie on "I Dream of Jeannie", who endured the heartache of two divorces, loss of her second child, and a son with a drug problem. Features "Jeannie" clips, rare screen tests, and comments from co-star Bill Daily, Loni Anderson, son Michael Ansara, and husband Jon Eicholtzmoreless
  • Pablo Picasso: A Primitive Soul.
    10/17/99
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    Pablo Picasso: A Primitive Soul. Portrait of the most revolutionary artist since the Renaissance, celebrated for his genius, but often condemned for the abuse he heaped on his friends, family, and lovers. Through interviews with Picasso's children, a former lover, artist David Hockney, and art scholars, we meet Picasso the man in this 2-hour special.moreless
  • Audie Murphy: Great American Hero.
    10/16/99
    0.0
    Audie Murphy: Great American Hero. Profile of the farm boy who won fame for his incredible bravery in WWII and became a movie star, but suffered from drug and gambling addictions before dying in a plane crash
  • Humphrey Bogart: Behind the Legend.
    10/15/99
    0.0
    Humphrey Bogart: Behind the Legend. Here's looking at you, kid, with a touching portrait of the legendary Hollywood tough guy who starred in such classics as "Casablanca", "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", and "The African Queen". Includes clips and interviews with Bogie's co-stars and colleagues.
  • Katharine Hepburn: On Her Own Terms.
    10/15/99
    10
    Katharine Hepburn: On Her Own Terms. Profile of the multi-Oscar-winning actress who starred in "The African Queen", "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?", and "On Golden Pond". Her professional and personal relationship with Spencer Tracy is also profiled
  • Katharine Hepburn: On Her Own Terms
    10/14/99
    10
    Katharine Hepburn: On Her Own Terms. Profile of the multi-Oscar-winning actress who starred in "The African Queen", "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?", and "On Golden Pond". Her professional and personal relationship with Spencer Tracy is also profiled
  • Bette Davis: If Looks Could Kill.
    10/14/99
    9.0
    Bette Davis: If Looks Could Kill. Saga of the star who earned 10 Oscar nominations (winning twice), was married four times, and whose gritty character portrayals changed the history of women in the movies. We'll follow her life from tough childhood--her father abandoned the family--to early stardom in "Of Human Bondage" and "Dangerous", through her long careermoreless
  • Cary Grant: Hollywood's Leading Man.
    10/14/99
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    Cary Grant: Hollywood's Leading Man. Scenes from Grant's classic movies and intimate interviews with friends and co-stars document the prolific career of the English actor who won fame with his good looks and sophisticated style.
  • Jimmy Stewart: His Wonderful Life.
    10/13/99
    0.0
    Jimmy Stewart: His Wonderful Life. Exclusive interviews with Carol Burnett and Charlton Heston highlight this look at the life of the beloved actor. With clips from "It's a Wonderful Life", "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington", and other Stewart classics
  • Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman
    Episode 49
    10/12/99
    0.0
    Ingrid Bergman. Orphaned as a young girl, shy Ingrid Bergman dreamed of becoming an actress. Voted Sweden's most popular actress, she was wooed by Hollywood. A natural beauty, she was praised for her talent, winning an Oscar, a Tony, and an Emmy. Also, a look at her stormy private life, including the affair with director Roberto Rossellini.moreless
  • Biography of the Millennium:Pt. 2.
    10/11/99
    0.0
    Biography of the Millennium: 100 People...1,000 Years, Pt. 2. The drama and excitement builds as the countdown to number one ends with our selection of the "Person of the Millennium". Harry Smith hosts
  • Biography of the Millennium: Pt. 1
    10/10/99
    0.0
    Biography of the Millennium: 100 People...1,000 Years, Pt. 1. Profiles of the 100 most influential people of the past 1,000 years. The 100 were chosen by a distinguished panel of experts, including Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Beverly Sills, C. Everett Koop, and Isaac Stern, all of whom appear for interviews, along with Robin Williams and Steven Spielberg. Harry Smith hosts.moreless
  • Martha Raye: In Love and War
    10/9/99
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    Martha Raye: In Love and War. Life of the comedienne and patriot famed for entertaining troops in three wars, and even serving as a nurse's aide in the field in WWII. We also look at her scandalous private life, which included five failed marriages, excessive drinking, and a final marriage to Mark Harris, a man 30 years younger, who is interviewed here.moreless
  • Montgomery Clift: The Hidden Star.
    10/8/99
    10
    Montgomery Clift: The Hidden Star. The tragic life of the 1950s movie icon who won stardom in "From Here to Eternity", but whose off-screen days were filled with pills, alcohol, and a complicated sexual identity. Features interviews with family members, actors, and friends, including Hope Lange and Kevin McCarthy.
  • Peter O'Toole: Acting Out Loud.
    10/7/99
    0.0
    Peter O'Toole: Acting Out Loud. Spectacular scenes from his films, rare photographs and intimate interviews document the life and career of the English stage's enfant terrible and seven-time Oscar nominated actor
  • Susan Hayward: The Brooklyn Bombshell.
    Susan Hayward: The Brooklyn Bombshell. Life of the sexy actress who won stardom with an hourglass figure and Oscar-caliber talent. Features scenes from her greatest performances, including "I'll Cry Tomorrow", and "I Want to Live".
  • Robert Wagner: Hollywood's Prince Charming
    Robert Wagner: Hollywood's Prince Charming. A look at the long career of the actor who epitomizes charm and elegance, but who suffered tragedy in his personal life, including the drowning death of his wife Natalie Wood. Includes clips from his hit TV show "Hart to Hart", and interviews with Paul Newman and Mike Myers, with whom he stars in the "Austin Powers" movies.moreless
  • Rock Hudson: Acting the Part.
    10/4/99
    10
    Rock Hudson: Acting the Part. The tragic story of the matinee idol who led a secret gay life for 30 years, and who shocked the world when he died of AIDS. This program was made with unprecedented access to Hudson's collections, including never-before-seen candid photos and home movies shot by Hudson himself.moreless
  • Danny Thomas: Make Room for Danny.
    10/2/99
    0.0
    Danny Thomas: Make Room for Danny. Profile of the comic who starred on TV, and built a children's hospital. Follows his career from vaudeville days to sitcom success as an actor as well as producer of such hits as "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
  • Don Ameche: Hollywood's Class Act.
    10/1/99
    0.0
    Don Ameche: Hollywood's Class Act. Profile of the actor who embodied grace and elegance. Follow Ameche's life from childhood days as the son of an immigrant who became wealthy, to the movie that made him a pop culture icon, "The Alexander Graham Bell Story". After that, Ameche's career went downhill for decades until he won an Oscar for "Cocoon"moreless
  • Barbara Mandrell: Country's Do-Right Woman.
    Barbara Mandrell: Country's Do-Right Woman. The great country singing star talks about her career, the car accident that nearly killed her, and her struggle to make it back to the top. Parents Irby and Mary Mandrell and her sisters are also interviewed
  • Charles Atlas: Modern Day Hercules
    9/29/99
    0.0
    Charles Atlas: Modern Day Hercules. The story of how a 15-year-old 97-pound weakling became the "World's Most Perfectly Developed Man". Atlas teamed with copywriter Charles Roman to produce ads touting his exercise program, which became the most popular in the world. The ads included the famed "Don't Kick Sand in My Face," and "The Insult That Made a Man Out of Mac."moreless
  • Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam
    9/28/99
    0.0
    Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam. Her Chanel-clad call girls were rumored to service some of the most powerful men in the world. Born to a liberal, hippie family, she was only 27 at the time of her arrest, when the sex and drugs came to a screeching halt. Find out what led her on the road to pandering.moreless
  • Tim Conway: Just Clowning Around
    9/27/99
    8.5
    Tim Conway: Just Clowning Around. Career of the funnyman whose first dream was to become a jockey--but who grew too big for the job. Breaking in on "The Steve Allen Show", Conway went on to a 40-year career in comedy. Features clips and outtakes from his most hilarious bits on "The Carol Burnett Show", and interviews with Allen, Burnett, and Harvey Korman.moreless
  • Arthur Godfrey: Broadcasting's Forgotten Giant
    Arthur Godfrey: Broadcasting's Forgotten Giant. In the early 1950s, Arthur Godfrey was America's most popular man; by 1954, he was responsible for 12% of CBS's revenues. Yet critics said his voice sounded like a shoe box full of bullfrogs complaining of a hangover. We'll review the life of the legendary pioneer of radio and televisionmoreless
  • Kathie Lee Gifford: Having it All
    9/24/99
    0.0
    Kathie Lee Gifford: Having It All. Chronicle of the small town girl from Maryland who made it big as a talk show host. How did she get to where she is today? What is behind her ambition? We'll look at the reasons for her enormous popularity.
  • Roseanne: Tabloids, Trash & Truth
    9/23/99
    0.0
    Roseanne: Tabloids, Trash & Truth. Profile of the hugely proportioned and popular TV sitcom star. Includes a look at her battles on the set of "Roseanne" and her stormy former marriage to Tom Arnold.
  • Jerry Springer: In the Center Ring
    9/22/99
    0.0
    Jerry Springer: In the Center Ring. Profile of the TV talk show host famous for his sleazy, violent shows. We trace Jerry's very different beginnings--his years as a young mayor of Cincinnati, and his early TV career, when he won awards for excellence.
  • Ricki Lake
    Ricki Lake
    Episode 30
    9/21/99
    0.0
    Ricki Lake. "I've surpassed any goal I set for myself as far as my body, my career, and getting married," so says the formerly fat actress who appeared in two John Water's cult films before gaining fame as the princess of daytime talk. Learn how she lost more weight than ratings rival Oprah did through a vegetarian diet.moreless
  • Sally Jessy Raphael: Behind the Red Glasses
    Sally Jessy Raphael: Behind the Red Glasses. Story of the talk-show queen who was fired from 18 jobs and fed her family with food stamps before hitting it big on TV. This look at Sally's troubled life includes her poverty-stricken childhood, the death of her daughter in 1992, and even the secret of her trademark red glasses.moreless
  • Brian Epstein
    Brian Epstein
    Episode 28
    9/17/99
    1.0
    Brian Epstein. In August 1967, Beatles' manager Brian Epstein committed suicide. Why would a young show business king take his own life? We'll attempt to solve the mystery of Epstein's death, piecing together his final "lost" 36 hours.
  • The Judds: Country's Dynamic Duo
    9/16/99
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    The Judds: Country's Dynamic Duo. The triumphs and tragedies of mother-and-daughter singing stars Naomi and Wynonna Judd. Traces their fairy-tale rise to success, Naomi's devastating illness, and Wynonna's successful struggle to carry on by herself.
  • William Holden: An Untamed Spirit.
    9/15/99
    0.0
    William Holden: An Untamed Spirit. Though the world embraced Hollywood's golden boy, William Holden was determined to live on his own terms -- and neither fame nor danger could stand in his way. Scenes from classic films, rare photographs and intimate interviews document the life and career of the versatile starmoreless
  • P.T. Barnum: The Greatest Showman on Earth
    Tuesday -- 09/14/1999 8:00/5:00 Biography: P.T. Barnum: The Greatest Showman on Earth. Portrait of the real estate magnate, advertising genius, politician, scam artist, and "greatest showman on earth" who gave America the three-ring circus. Enjoy a look at Barnum's American Museum, where he presented such bizarre acts as the Feejee Mermaid (actually a monkey head sewn to a fish body) and midget Tom Thumbmoreless
  • Lloyd Bridges: Lights, Camera, Family
    9/11/99
    0.0
    Lloyd Bridges: Lights, Camera, Family. Story of the "Sea Hunt", "Airplane" and "Hot Shots" star and patriarch of a great Hollywood acting dynasty. Interviews with sons Jeff and Beau, filmed right after their father's death in March 1998, offer unique insight into Lloyd as an actor and dedicated family man
  • Hayley Mills: Seeing Double
    9/10/99
    0.0
    Hayley Mills: Seeing Double. Story of the actress, born into a legendary English acting family, who made it big as a teenager, then spent decades trying to live up to her early successes. Includes a look at her failed marriage to a man 33 years her senior, and her support for Vegetarians' International Voice for Animalsmoreless
  • The Osmonds: Pure and Simple
    9/9/99
    0.0
    The Osmonds: Pure and Simple. Profile of the singing brothers who burst upon the pop scene in the seventies on the "Andy Williams Show", and went on to sell more than 80 million records and break countless hearts. Includes interviews with Alan, Donny, George, Jay, Jimmy, Merrill, Olive, Wayne, and Marie Osmond.moreless
  • Drew Barrymore: Out from Under
    9/8/99
    0.0
    Drew Barrymore: Out from Under. The tale of the troubled actress who was the biggest child star since Shirley Temple, but who was stung out on drugs and alcohol by age 12. Follows Drew's rise to fame in the movie "E. T.," her shocking decline and rehabilitation, and her comeback in such hits as "The Wedding Singer."moreless
  • Kurt Russell: Hollywood's Heavy Hitter
    Kurt Russell: Hollywood's Heavy Hitter. Story of the handsome, rugged actor whose early dream of a baseball career ended with an injury. Heartbroken, Russell turned to acting, winning raves for "Silkwood", "Escape from New York", and "Swing Shift", and met the love of his life, Goldie Hawn. Features rare archival photos, clips, and intimate interviews with colleaguesmoreless
  • Ron Howard: Hollywood's Favorite Son.
    Ron Howard: Hollywood's Favorite Son. Profiles the child actor who starred in two of TV's most popular vintage series, and grew into one of Hollywood's top directors. Features scenes from "The Andy Griffith Show", "Happy Days", "American Graffiti", and "Cocoon", and interviews with Griffith, Don Knotts, Henry Winkler, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks.moreless
  • John Ford: An American Vision
    9/5/99
    0.0
    John Ford: An American Vision. Life of the legendary director who defined the American spirit in such films as "The Searchers" and "The Grapes of Wrath". Traces Ford's life from days as a lowly set laborer to his great films and pro-American propaganda documentaries produced in WWII. Directors Ron Howard and Peter Bogdanovich offer their views of Ford's legacy.moreless
  • Ida Lupino: Through the Lens
    8/14/99
    0.0
    Ida Lupino: Through the Lens. Chronicles the long career of the actress who was born into a well-known British theatrical family and who went on to blaze new trails for women as a director and produce
  • Michael Douglas: Son of Spartacus
    8/13/99
    0.0
    Michael Douglas: Son of Spartacus. A look at the movie star who rose to fame in box office boomers such as "Fatal Attraction", "Romancing the Stone", and "Disclosure", Includes interviews with co-stars and Danny DeVito
  • Nick Nolte: Acting Up
    8/12/99
    0.0
    Nick Nolte: Acting Up. Two-time Oscar nominee ("Prince of Tides", "Affliction") Nick Nolte ranks as one his generation's greatest actors. But the path from stage to TV ("Rich Man, Poor Man") to movie star took a toll on his personal life--three marriages, one palimony lawsuit. Interviewees include sister Nancy, Sissy Spacek, and Martin Scorcese.moreless
  • Samuel L. Jackson: An Actor's Journey
    8/11/99
    6.0
    Samuel L. Jackson: An Actor's Journey. The life of the actor who went from subbing for Bill Cosby during rehearsal of Cosby's sitcom to stardom in the hit movie "Pulp Fiction". Includes a look at his early addictions to cocaine and alcohol, and the professional relationship with Spike Lee that put him on the right track.moreless
  • Susan Sarandon: Rebel with a Cause.
    8/10/99
    0.0
    Susan Sarandon: Rebel with a Cause. Portrait of the actress who has combined sizzling sensuality on the big screen with a commitment to social activism in her private life. Features clips from such Sarandon classics as "Atlantic City", "Thelma and Louise", and "Dead Man Walking", and interviews with Kevin Costner, Natalie Portman, and ex-husband Chris Sarandon.moreless
  • Nicolas Cage: Wild at Heart
    8/9/99
    0.0
    Nicolas Cage: Wild at Heart. Profile of the Oscar-winning actor known for his offbeat personality and independent spirit. Cage went from volatile outsider to box-office star in "Moonstruck" and "Leaving Las Vegas". Includes clips from Cage's most memorable work and interviews with family and friends that illuminate his private life.
  • Michael Landon
    Michael Landon
    Episode 11
    8/8/99
    0.0
    Michael Landon. Portrait of the popular actor whose TV hits included "Bonanza", "Little House on the Prairie", and "Highway to Heaven". Despite his "family values" image, Landon shocked fans when he divorced his second wife to marry a younger woman. Interviews include Landon's second wife Lynn, his children, and co-star Melissa Gilbert.moreless
  • Mary Tyler Moore: All American Girl
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