Go to Bing homepage

American Writer

Alex Haley

  • Aug 11, 1921 - Feb 10, 1992 (age 70)
Search the latest about Alex Haley on Bing
1998
Mama Flora's Family
MovieNov 8, 1998

Mama Flora's Family

Mama Flora's Family released.
1992
Malcolm X
MovieNov 18, 1992

Malcolm X

Biograpical epic of Malcolm X, the legendary African American …
Biograpical epic of Malcolm X, the legendary African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a Garveyite Baptist minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim and changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz. He is assassinated on February 21, 1965 and dies a Muslim martyr.
  • IMDb
Alex Haley
PersonalFebruary 1992

Alex Haley

Alex Haley passed away.
1988
Roots: The Gift
MovieDec 11, 1988

Roots: The Gift

In December 1775, Kunta Kinte and Fiddler accompany their …
In December 1775, Kunta Kinte and Fiddler accompany their owner to another plantation at Christmas time and they learn that the son of the owner helps slaves escape, and the two of them try...
  • IMDb
American Experience
TV ShowOct 4, 1988

American Experience

American Experience is a television program airing on Public …
American Experience is a television program airing on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television stations in the United States. The program airs documentaries, many of which have won awards, about important or interesting events and people in American history.
  • Wikipedia
1979
Roots: The Next Generations
TV ShowFeb 18, 1979

Roots: The Next Generations

Roots: The Next Generations …
Roots: The Next Generations is an American television miniseries, introduced in 1979, continuing, from 1882 to the 1960s, the fictionalized story of the family of Alex Haley and their life in Henning, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA. (Henning is about 48 miles north of Memphis, which is on the Mississippi River and in the southwest corner of the state, and which was then the largest city in it.) This sequel to the 1977 miniseries is based on the last seven chapters of Haley's novel entitled Roots: The Saga of an American Family plus additional material by Haley.
  • Wikipedia
1977
Award1977

Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards

Won award for "Roots: The Saga of an American Family".
Myra Lewis
Marriage1977

Myra Lewis

Married Myra Lewis.
1976
90 Minutes Live
TV ShowApr 19, 1976

90 Minutes Live

90 Minutes Live was a Canadian television late-night talk …
90 Minutes Live was a Canadian television late-night talk show, which aired on CBC Television from April 19, 1976, to May 12, 1978. The program aired weekday evenings at 11:30 p.m. Hosted by Peter Gzowski, the program was patterned after CBC Radio's This Country in the Morning, with both current affairs and entertainment features. Other personalities associated with the program included Allan Fotheringham, Rick Moranis, Andre Gagnon, Anne Ditchburn, Danny Finkleman, Valri Bromfield, John Harvard and Flo & Eddie.
  • Wikipedia
1971
Parkinson
en.wikipedia.org
TV ShowJun 19, 1971

Parkinson

Parkinson is a British television chat show that was …
Parkinson is a British television chat show that was presented by Michael Parkinson. It was first shown on BBC1 from 19 June 1971 to 10 April 1982 and 9 January 1998 to 24 April 2004. Parkinson then switched to ITV on which the show continued from 4 September 2004 to 22 December 2007. A series entitled Parkinson One to One was produced by Yorkshire Television from 28 March 1987 to 23 July 1988.
  • Wikipedia
1966
Award1966

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

Won award for "The Autobiography of Malcolm X".
1964
Juliette Collins
Marriage1964

Juliette Collins

Married Juliette Collins.
1954
Walt Disney anthology television series
TV ShowOct 27, 1954

Walt Disney anthology television series

Walt Disney Productions …
Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954. The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The show was broadcast weekly on one of the Big Three television networks until 1990, a 36-year span with only a two-year hiatus in 1984-85. The series was broadcast on Sunday for 25 of those years. From 1991 until 1997, the series aired infrequently.
  • Wikipedia
1945
William Alex Haley
ChildNovember 1945

William Alex Haley

William Alex Haley born.
1941
Nannie Branch
Marriage1941

Nannie Branch

Married Nannie Branch.
1921
Alex Haley
BirthAugust 1921

Alex Haley

Alex Haley was born.
Back to top
  • Data from
  • Wikipedia
  • IMDb
  • Famousbirthdays
  • Geni
  • Freebase
  • Select images from
  • TiVo
Wikipedia text under CC-BY-SA license