Get to know some of the most fascinating people of all time with BIOGRAPHY. From actors to activists, from scientists to Supreme Court justices, each episode examines its topic in depth. Commentary by those close to the subject—friends, family members, associates, historians, or other experts—help create a vivid, historically accurate portrait.
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Biography: Season 1, Episode #1 - Marilyn Manson
He has been shocking audiences for over ten years. Marilyn Manson's aggressive sound, and grotesque on-stage…
Biography: Jimmy Carter, Peanut Farmer
How one man's meeting with peanut farmer and then-governor Jimmy Carter on an airplane convinced him of…
Biography: Mike Tyson Bites Off Evander Holyfield's Ear
Boxing historian and analyst Steve Farhood talks about the tense lead-up to and the disastrous fallout from the…
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (factual errors): Jay Sebring is reported to have been wearing Sharon's "college" ring when he was murdered. He was, in fact, wearing her Vicenza American High School class ring. Sharon…
[show]Goof (factual errors): Jay Sebring is reported to have been wearing Sharon's "college" ring when he was murdered. He was, in fact, wearing her Vicenza American High School class ring. Sharon never went to college.
- Nominated for 1996 Cable ACE award for best Entertainment/Cultural Documentary.
- Goof (factual errors): The closing credits to this episode says the narrator is Harry Smith though the actual narrator's voice is that of Peter Graves.