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: Jimmy Carter, Peanut Farmer
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Series Fun Facts
- Goof (factual errors): In all scenes he is interviewed in, the last name of Richard Kiel is misspelled as "Keil".
- The only A&E Biography to have a "reversed title". Most titles have the subjects name first such as "Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow". Here, the syntax of "Eclipsed by Death: The Life of…
[show]The only A&E Biography to have a "reversed title". Most titles have the subjects name first such as "Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow". Here, the syntax of "Eclipsed by Death: The Life of River Phoenix" is, itself, a comment on the subject.
- Filmed during the painting exhibit "Studio of the South: Van Gogh and Gauguin" which showed at only two museums: The Art Institute of Chicago and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.