Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah Winfrey
Birth name Oprah Gail Winfrey
Born January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA
Notable Shows The Oprah Winfrey Show
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Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Oprah Winfrey Show Host 1986–2011
The Women of Brewster Place Mattie Michael 1989 miniseries
Brewster Place Mattie Michael 1990 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Saturday Night Live Host 11x14 - Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson April 12, 1986
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Herself 3x09 - A Night at the Oprah November 9, 1992
Ellen Therapist 4x22 - The Puppy Episode (1) April 30, 1997
Ellen Therapist 4x23 - The Puppy Episode (2) April 30, 1997
Home Improvement Herself 8x14 - Home Alone January 19, 1999
The Hughleys Herself 2x02 - Milsap Moves Up October 1, 1999
30 Rock Herself 3x02 - Believe in the Stars November 6, 2008

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
There Are No Children Here LaJoe Rivers November 28, 1993 ABC Sunday Night Movie
Before Women Had Wings Zora Williams November 2, 1997 ABC Sunday Night Movie
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Deborah Lacks April 22, 2017 HBO Original

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
The Color Purple Sofia 1985


Series Produced

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
The Oprah Winfrey Show 1989 –2011 Executive Producer
Oprah's Big Give 2008 Executive Producer
Oprah's Next Chapter 2012 Executive Producer
Oprah Presents: Master Class 2012 –  Executive Producer
Greenleaf 2016 –  Executive Producer

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Produced

Title Credit Airdate Series/Banner
Their Eyes Were Watching God Executive Producer March 6, 2005

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • Won: Outstanding Talk Show Host (1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998)
The Oprah Winfrey Show