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Oprah Winfrey

 
Date Of Birth:
January 29, 1954 (68)
Birth Place:
Kosciusko, MS, USA
Bio:
Oprah Winfrey is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 29, 1954 (68)

Birth Place: Kosciusko, MS, USA

Bio:
Oprah Winfrey is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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Oprah Winfrey Biography

Oprah Winfrey is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America's first black multi-billionaire, and has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. She has also been sometimes ranked as the most influential woman in the world.

Oprah Winfrey Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Oprah WinfreyThe Color Purple
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Musical
Oprah Winfrey, The Color Purple

Oprah Winfrey News

VIDEO: OWN Debuts Trailer for A CHRISTMAS FUMBLE Holiday Movie Photo VIDEO: OWN Debuts Trailer for A CHRISTMAS FUMBLE Holiday Movie
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network reveals the movie trailer for the OWN Holiday movie, “A Christmas Fumble,” the story of a crisis management queen who gets the toughest assignment of her career when she’s asked to handle a breaking scandal for former pro footballer Jordan Davies, who also happens to be a former flame. Watch the video trailer now!

GMCLA Announces Shanice As Guest Artist For A MOTOWN HOLIDAY At The Alex Theatre Photo GMCLA Announces Shanice As Guest Artist For A MOTOWN HOLIDAY At The Alex Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has announced R&B and pop artist Shanice as Guest Artist for A Motown Holiday, which kicks off GMCLA’s Season 44.

Sidney Poitier to Receive Icon Tribute at 2022 Gotham Awards Photo Sidney Poitier to Receive Icon Tribute at 2022 Gotham Awards
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

The Icon Tribute comes on the heels of the documentary film Sidney, which had its world premiere during a Gala Presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival and has since won Best Biographical Documentary at the Critics Choice Documentary Awards while also receiving nominations for Best Director and Best Biographical Documentary.

Plano Symphony Orchestra Brings the Great White Way to the Eisemann Center Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Brings the Great White Way to the Eisemann Center
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 14, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra continues their 40th Anniversary Season, Celebrating Connections, with Bravo Broadway! on Saturday, November 19 at 8 p.m. at the Eisemann Center.

GUNS N' ROSES Arrive in Australia for Stadium Tour Photo GUNS N' ROSES Arrive in Australia for Stadium Tour
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 13, 2022

GUNS N' ROSES have arrived in Perth on their private Boeing 777 Jet with 120 band and crew ahead of their massive STADIUM tour. The band is set to dominate Australian stages.

Rosario Dawson Reads for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Storyline Online Photo Rosario Dawson Reads for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Storyline Online
by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2022

Acclaimed actor, activist and philanthropist Rosario Dawson is the newest reader for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s children’s literacy program Storyline Online. Dawson reads her personal favorite Julius, the Baby of the World, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, and published by HarperCollins Publishers.

Eugene Lee To Join Norm Lewis On A SOLDIER'S PLAY National Tour; Full Cast Announced Photo Eugene Lee To Join Norm Lewis On A SOLDIER'S PLAY National Tour; Full Cast Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022

Veteran actor Eugene Lee will join Norm Lewis to star in the 20-week North American tour of Roundabout's 2020 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning A Soldier's Play.  

DARLENE LOVE: LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Announced At MPAC November 26 Photo DARLENE LOVE: LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Announced At MPAC November 26
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

We could all use a little “Love” this holiday season!  Darlene Love performs seasonal favorites and hits when the Darlene Love: Love for the Holidays tour comes to MPAC on Saturday, November 26 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39-$69.

Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present BRAVO BROADWAY! with Hugh Panaro and More Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present BRAVO BROADWAY! with Hugh Panaro and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will continue their 40th Anniversary Season, Celebrating Connections, with Bravo Broadway! on Saturday, November 19 at 8 p.m. at the Eisemann Center.

Don Reed Previews His NEVER TOO LATE SHOW At The Marsh Berkeley Photo Don Reed Previews His NEVER TOO LATE SHOW At The Marsh Berkeley
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

The Marsh Berkeley will inspire audiences this fall with The Never Too Late Show starring Don Reed, a comic tale about never giving up. Both hilarious and heartbreaking, this new work by fan favorite Don Reed chronicles his travails and perseverance through the Hollywood gauntlet to late night television.

Oprah Winfrey Videos

VIDEO: OWN Debuts Trailer for A CHRISTMAS FUMBLE Holiday Movie Videoplay
VIDEO: OWN Debuts Trailer for A CHRISTMAS FUMBLE Holiday Movie

by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network reveals the movie trailer for the OWN Holiday movie, “A Christmas Fumble,” the story of a crisis management queen who gets the toughest assignment of her career when she’s asked to handle a breaking scandal for former pro footballer Jordan Davies, who also happens to be a former flame. Watch the video trailer now!

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares Sidney Poitier Documentary Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares Sidney Poitier Documentary Trailer

by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022

From producer Oprah Winfrey and directed by Reginald Hudlin, , the documentary features candid interviews with Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, Lenny Kravitz, Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee and many more, the film is also produced by Derik Murray, in close collaboration with the Poitier family. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 20, 2022

A Costume Featurette from Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” featuring 2022 Critics Choice Nominee and Tony Award® and Emmy Award® winning costume designer, Paul Tazewell, has been released.

VIDEO: Watch Adele Perform 'Easy On Me' at the NRJ Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Adele Perform 'Easy On Me' at the NRJ Awards

by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

Adele took to the stage at the 2021 NRJ Awards to perform her recent #1 hit single, 'Easy On Me'. On Friday, November 19, Adele released her brand new studio album, '30'. The highly-anticipated release was the singer's first new album in six years.

VIDEO: Adele Debuts 3 New Songs During CBS Concert Special Videoplay
VIDEO: Adele Debuts 3 New Songs During CBS Concert Special

by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2021

The special also included a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. Adele performed classics, like 'Someone Like You' and 'Hello', plus new tracks from her upcoming album '30', such as 'I Drink Wine', 'Hold On', and 'Love Is A Game'. Watch Adele perform the album's lead single 'Easy One Me' now!

VIDEO: The Broadway League Launches THIS IS BROADWAY Initiative With Short Film Narra Videoplay
VIDEO: The Broadway League Launches THIS IS BROADWAY Initiative With Short Film Narrated by Oprah Winfrey

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2021

The Broadway League has launched THIS IS BROADWAY, a new initiative to welcome theater lovers back to Times Square following the industry’s 18-month shutdown.  

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks About Playing 'The Person' Versus 'The Icon' in RESPECT! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks About Playing 'The Person' Versus 'The Icon' in RESPECT!

by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2021

Oprah sits down with Oscar and Grammy award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson to discuss her new role as the legendary Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic “Respect” available in theatres starting August 13. 

VIDEO: Composer Greg Sims and Animator Keith Baxter Talk HBO MAX's TOM AND JERRY IN N Videoplay
VIDEO: Composer Greg Sims and Animator Keith Baxter Talk HBO MAX's TOM AND JERRY IN NEW YORK

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2021

Tom and Jerry in New York premiered on HBO Max on July 1, 2021. BroadwayWorld spoke with composer Greg Sims and animator Keith Baxter about the process of creating the music and animation for the episode 'Torched Song', and much more! 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Docuseries THE ME YOU CAN'T SEE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Docuseries THE ME YOU CAN'T SEE

by Stage Tube - May 17, 2021

From co-creators and executive producers Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, the series offers a glimpse into the diverse stories of mental health and emotional well-being.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip from SUPER SOUL, Featuring Sharon Stone Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Clip from SUPER SOUL, Featuring Sharon Stone

by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2021

“Super Soul” is based on OWN’s three-time Emmy Award-winning television series “SuperSoul Sunday” hosted by Oprah Winfrey. 


Oprah Winfrey Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Oprah Winfrey been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple .

What awards has Oprah Winfrey won?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple.


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