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us: Winfrey, Oprah


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Oprah Gail
  • Variants

    • us: Oprah
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19540129
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kosciusko (Miss.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) California
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Tennessee State University
        • Organization: (naf) American Broadcasting Company
        • Organization: (naf) Oprah Winfrey Network
        • Organization: (naf) Harpo Productions
        • Organization: (naf) National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Organization

        (naf) Tennessee State University
    • Organization

        (naf) American Broadcasting Company
    • Organization

        (naf) Oprah Winfrey Network
    • Organization

        (naf) Harpo Productions
    • Organization

        (naf) National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (U.S.)
    • Organization

        (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Sources

    • found: Everybody loves Oprah! 1987: CIP t.p. (Oprah) galley (Oprah Winfrey)
    • found: Oprah Winfrey, c1993: CIP t.p. (Oprah Winfrey) galley (b. Jan. 29, 1954)
    • found: Oprah Winfrey, 2001: ECIP t.p. (Oprah Winfrey) galley (Oprah Gail Winfrey; b. Jan. 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Miss.)
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 18, 2009 (Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Gail Winfrey (b. Jan. 29, 1954))
    • found: Oprah Winfrey, via WWW, 5 June 2013 (an American media talk show host, actor, producer, and philanthropist residing in California) {http://www.oprah.com}
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 23, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Winfrey, Oprah; Oprah Gail Winfrey; talk show host, stage/screen actor, entrepreneur, magazine and journal editor/publisher, motion picture producer/director, radio/television producer/director; born 29 January 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States; enrolled at Tennessee State University; host of A. M. Chicago at WLS-TV, Chicago's ABC affiliate; A. M. Chicago re-launched as The Oprah Winfrey Show (1985); formed Harpo Productions (1986) and acquired ownership of The Oprah Winfrey Show (1988); chaired the Oprah Winfrey Foundation and the Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program; established Oprah's Angel Network (1997); established Christmas Kindness South Africa (2002); donated 10 million dollars to build the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls South Africa; 100 Most Influential People in the World, Time magazine (2004, 2005, 2006); named, NAACP Hall of Fame (2005); awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (2013))
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-04-22: new
    • 2015-03-18: revised
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