Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Historian • Critic • Writer • Educator • Academic

Birth Date: September 16, 1950

Age: 73 years old

Birth Place: Piedmont, West Virginia

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GospelStream

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Docuseries
2024

Gospel Live!

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2024

The 88th Annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

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2023

The 87th Annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

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2022

Making Black America: Through the GrapevineStream

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Miniseries
2022

Making Black America: Through the GrapevineStream

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Miniseries
2022

Frederick Douglass: In Five SpeechesStream

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Miniseries
2022

Frederick Douglass: In Five SpeechesStream

Self
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2022

Common Ground With Jane Whitney

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2021

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

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2021

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

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2021

The Black ChurchStream

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2021
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Black Art: In the Absence of Light

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2021

To The Manor Born: Glenn Close, John Waters

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2021

Civil War (Or, Who Do We Think We Are)

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2021
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Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards 2020

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2020

History With David Rubenstein

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2020

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

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2019

Today With Hoda & Jenna

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2019

Railroad Ties

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2019

Today 3rd Hour

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2018

To Dine For With Kate Sullivan

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2018

Detroit: Comeback City

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2018

Poetry in America

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2018

Africa's Great Civilizations

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2017

Africa's Great Civilizations

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2017

Africa's Great Civilizations

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2017

Africa's Great Civilizations

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2017

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

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2016

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

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2016

The Daily Show with Trevor NoahStream

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Talk
2015

The Late Show With Stephen ColbertStream

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2015

Late Night With Seth MeyersStream

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2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonStream

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2014

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

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2013

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

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2013

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

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2013

The Real

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2013

Mankind Decoded

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2013

Totally Biased With W. Kamau BellStream

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2012

Finding Your RootsStream

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Reality
2012

Finding Your RootsStream

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Reality
2012

Finding Your RootsStream

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Reality
2012

CBS This Morning

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2012

Black in Latin America

Executive Producer
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2011

Black in Latin America

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2011

Black in Latin America

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2011

Overheard With Evan Smith

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2010

A Conversation With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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2010

Faces of America With Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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2010

Sanjay Gupta, MD

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2009

Looking for Lincoln

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2009

African American Lives 2

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2008

La Plaza -- Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

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2008

Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

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2007

African American Lives

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2006

The Colbert Report

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Talk
2005

A Place of Our Own

Actor
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2004

America Beyond the Color Line With Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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2004

Tavis Smiley

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Talk
2004

A Place of Our Own

Self
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2004

The View

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Talk
1997

Great Railway Journeys

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1994

Charlie RoseStream

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Talk
1991

The SimpsonsStream

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1989
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