American Actor

Jefferson Mays

  • Jun 08, 1965 (age 55)
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2019
Bush Leaguers: Team Photo
MovieApr 13, 2019

Bush Leaguers: Team Photo

Baseball player Rube Shaw …
Baseball player Rube Shaw must run around the wild world of turn-of-the-century New York City to gather his errant teammates for the annual team photo, or face the consequences from the team's demanding owner.
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I Am the Night
TV ShowJan 27, 2019

I Am the Night

I Am the Night is a six-episode American limited television …
I Am the Night is a six-episode American limited television series created and written by Sam Sheridan, starring Chris Pine and India Eisley. The series premiered on TNT on January 28, 2019, with a sneak peek of the first episode airing on January 27, 2019.
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2018
Curated
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MovieSep 1, 2018

Curated

During a reluctant trip to her late Grandmother's grand home …
During a reluctant trip to her late Grandmother's grand home in the middle of nowhere, Nancy learns that a person's sentiment and complexities aren't limited to the things they leave behind for self preservation.
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
MovieAug 31, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Six tales of life and violence …
Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.
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Shatterbox
TV ShowJun 17, 2018

Shatterbox

A series of short films from female storytellers.
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2017
Rebel in the Rye
MovieJan 24, 2017

Rebel in the Rye

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who …
The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".
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Nomination2017

Best Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Oslo".
Tony Award
2015
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
TV ShowMar 6, 2015

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt …
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American web television sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, starring Ellie Kemper in the title role. It premiered on March 6, 2015 on Netflix and ran for four seasons, ending on January 25, 2019. In May 2019, it was reported the series would return with an interactive special set to premiere in 2020.
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I Am Michael
MovieJan 29, 2015

I Am Michael

I AM MICHAEL is the incredible true-life story of Michael …
I AM MICHAEL is the incredible true-life story of Michael Glatze (Franco), a high profile gay youth activist who created a national controversy when he claimed to no longer be gay and became a straight Christian pastor. The film follows Michael from his life in San Francisco with his boyfriend Bennett (Quinto), where he pursues political activism, a journalist career at XY Magazine, social awareness, and sexual exploration, to his days of personal self-discovery. After a traumatic scare, Michael is plagued by doubt and paranoia, and begins a religious reawakening. Michael renounces his gay lifestyle, rejects his friends, and endeavors to find his "true self." He explores Buddhism and Mormonism, yet ultimately lands at a Christian Bible school in rural Wyoming where he meets his girlfriend, Rebekah (Roberts), and becomes the pastor of his own church. This powerful new film captures one man's haunting journey through modern concepts of love, denial and redemption.
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2014
The Raven
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MovieOct 9, 2014

The Raven

In this chilling and lyrical reinterpretation of Edgar …
In this chilling and lyrical reinterpretation of Edgar Allan Poe's poem, a narrator mourning the loss of his love, Lenore, wavers on the brink of insanity. Perhaps hallucinating - or not - he sees a mysterious raven, whispering, 'nevermore.'
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Inherent Vice
MovieOct 4, 2014

Inherent Vice

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry …
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
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Ned Rifle
MovieSep 7, 2014

Ned Rifle

Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for …
Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Rifle family.
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The Giver
MovieAug 11, 2014

The Giver

Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) was raised to believe that …
Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) was raised to believe that conformity is the key to contentment. The society Jonas lives in is a peaceful one, in large part because their collective memories have been entrusted to the Giver (Jeff Bridges). A mysterious yet seemingly benevolent figure, the Giver is the sole guardian of the community's dark and hidden history. When that history is revealed to Jonas over the course of his illuminating sessions with the Giver, the young man learns that the wisdom he now holds could dictate the fate of the entire society. Later, as the weight of that responsibility becomes too great a burden for Jonas to bear, he realizes that his only hope of saving the ones he loves most is to flee. Unfortunately for Jonas and perhaps his entire world, every previous attempt to escape has ended in failure..
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The Knick
TV ShowAug 8, 2014

The Knick

The Knick is an American television drama series on Cinemax …
The Knick is an American television drama series on Cinemax created by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The series follows Dr. John W. Thackery (Clive Owen) and the staff at a fictionalized version of the Knickerbocker Hospital (the Knick) in New York during the early twentieth century. Amiel and Begler write the majority of the episodes and are executive producers. Owen, Soderbergh, Gregory Jacobs, and Michael Sugar (Anonymous Content) are also executive producers. Steven Katz is the supervising producer and also writer, Michael Polaire is the producer and David Kirchner is the associate producer.
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The Cask of Amontillado
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MovieJul 25, 2014

The Cask of Amontillado

Deep beneath the streets of …
Deep beneath the streets of Italy lie the catacombs of the Montresors, filled with barrels of wine and the bones of the dead. One evening, friends Fortunado and Montresor venture below the city with promises of the rare vintage wine Amontillado. Based on the short story by Edgar Allen Poe, Fortunado and Montresor find themselves in a web of betray and revenge, changing their friendship forever.
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV ShowFeb 17, 2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh (and current) incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by Katie Hockmeyer and executive-produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City, which is the same studio in which Tonight Starring Jack Paar and then The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson were produced from 1957 until 1972.
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Award2014

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Won award for "A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2014

Best Actor in a Musical

Nominated for "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".
Tony Award
Nomination2014

Outstanding Actor In A Musical

Nominated for "A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination2014

Best Musical Theater Album

Nominated for "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".
Grammy Award
Nomination2014

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Nominated for "A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder".
Drama Desk Award
Award2014

Outstanding Actor In A Musical

Won award for "A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder".
Outer Critics Circle Award
2013
The Blacklist
TV ShowSep 23, 2013

The Blacklist

The Blacklist is an American crime thriller television series that …
The Blacklist is an American crime thriller television series that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. The show follows Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader), a former U.S. Navy officer turned high-profile criminal, who voluntarily surrenders to the FBI after eluding capture for decades. He tells the FBI that he has a list of the most dangerous criminals in the world that he has compiled over the years and is willing to inform on their operations in exchange for immunity from prosecution. However, he insists on working exclusively with a rookie FBI profiler by the name of Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone).
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The Americans
TV ShowJan 30, 2013

The Americans

The Americans is an American period spy thriller television …
The Americans is an American period spy thriller television series created by Joe Weisberg for the FX television network. Set during the Cold War, it follows the story of Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys), two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple living in Falls Church, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. with their children, Paige (Holly Taylor) and Henry (Keidrich Sellati). The show also explores the conflict between Washington's FBI office and the KGB Rezidentura by following the perspectives of agents on both sides, including the Jennings' neighbor Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich), an FBI agent working in counterintelligence. The series begins in the aftermath of the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan in January 1981 and concludes in December 1987, shortly before the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
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2012
Nomination2012

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play

Nominated for "Blood and Gifts".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination2012

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Blood and Gifts".
Drama Desk Award
2011
Mildred Pierce
MovieMar 27, 2011

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce is a five-part miniseries that first aired on …
Mildred Pierce is a five-part miniseries that first aired on HBO on March 27, 2011. Adapted from James M. Cain's 1941 novel of the same name, it was directed by Todd Haynes, and starred Kate Winslet in the title role, alongside Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, and Melissa Leo. Carter Burwell wrote the original score for the miniseries.
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2010
God in America
TV ShowOct 11, 2010

God in America

How has religious belief shaped American history? What role …
How has religious belief shaped American history? What role have religious ideas and spiritual experience played in shaping the social, political, and cultural life of what has become the ...
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Detroit 1-8-7
TV ShowSep 21, 2010

Detroit 1-8-7

Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural drama series …
Detroit 1-8-7 is an American police procedural drama series about the Detroit Police Department's leading homicide unit, created by Jason Richman for ABC. It featured an ensemble cast of actors including Michael Imperioli and James McDaniel. The series originally ran on ABC from September 21, 2010 to March 20, 2011. It was filmed on location in Detroit, except for the pilot, which was filmed in Atlanta.
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2009
The Good Wife
TV ShowSep 22, 2009

The Good Wife

Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's …
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
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Nurse Jackie
TV ShowJun 8, 2009

Nurse Jackie

Nurse Jackie is an American medical comedy-drama …
Nurse Jackie is an American medical comedy-drama series. It premiered on Showtime on June 8, 2009. The show's seventh and final season premiered on April 12, 2015. The series finale aired on June 28, 2015.
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Lie to Me
TV ShowJan 21, 2009

Lie to Me

Lie to Me (stylized as Lie to me*) is an American crime drama …
Lie to Me (stylized as Lie to me*) is an American crime drama television series. It originally ran on the Fox network from January 21, 2009, to January 31, 2011. In the show, Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth) and his colleagues in The Lightman Group accept assignments from third parties (commonly local and federal law enforcement), and assist in investigations, reaching the truth through applied psychology: interpreting microexpressions, through the Facial Action Coding System, and body language. In May 2009, the show was renewed for a second season consisting of 13 episodes; season two premiered on September 28, 2009. On November 24, 2009, Fox ordered an extra nine episodes for season two, bringing the season order to 22 episodes.
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2008
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
MovieOct 3, 2008

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

A British writer struggles to fit …
A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.
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Fringe
TV ShowSep 9, 2008

Fringe

Fringe is an American science fiction television series …
Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox network on September 9, 2008, and concluded on January 18, 2013, after five seasons and 100 episodes. The series follows Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv), Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson), and Walter Bishop (John Noble), all members of the fictional Fringe Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, based in Boston, Massachusetts, under the supervision of Homeland Security. The team uses fringe science and FBI investigative techniques to investigate a series of unexplained, often ghastly occurrences, which are related to mysteries surrounding a parallel universe.
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2006
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness
MovieDec 15, 2006

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness

Memoirs of My Nervous …
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness is based on the 1903 journal written by Daniel Paul Schreber, a distinguished German judge, while incarcerated in an asylum under the watch of the obsessive Dr. Emil Flechsig (Bob Cucuzza). Schreber's insanity was characterized by startling delusions, all chronicled in his journal, including a belief that he directly communicated with God through a secret "nerve language," and a desire to transform himself into a woman. The film depicts the eccentric man's increasing descent into his alternate universe of supernatural powers. Meanwhile, Flechsig struggles to maintain control of his patient, finding himself both attracted and repelled by Schreber's femininity. The narrative culminates in a courtroom plea by Schreber for his freedom from the asylum.
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Award2006

Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident P…

Won award for "I Am My Own Wife".
Helen Hayes Awards
Nomination2006

Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident P…

Nominated for "I Am My Own Wife".
Helen Hayes Awards
2005
The Notorious Bettie Page
MovieSep 14, 2005

The Notorious Bettie Page

Portrait of an American …
Portrait of an American innocent. In 1955, Bettie Page (1923-2008 ) waits to testify before a Senate subcommittee investigating the effects of pornographic material on American adolescents and juveniles. In flashbacks, we see her childhood in Tennessee, a brief marriage, a gang rape, and her going to New York City in 1949. There she takes acting lessons, models for photos, and acts in short films for adults, earning the nickname, "The Pin-Up Queen of the Universe." We see her relationship with merchants Irving and Paula Klaw, photographers John Willie and Bunny Yeager, boyfriends, and the public. Through it all, she is wholesome, sporting, and forthright - Eve before the fall.
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The Closer
TV ShowJun 13, 2005

The Closer

The Closer is an American television police procedural, …
The Closer is an American television police procedural, starring Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson, a Los Angeles Police Department deputy chief. Originally a CIA-trained detective from Atlanta, Georgia, Brenda has a reputation as a closer—an interrogator who not only solves a case, but also obtains confessions that lead to convictions, thus "closing" the case. Deputy Chief Johnson sometimes uses deceit and intimidation to persuade a suspect to confess. The series ran on TNT from June 13, 2005, to August 13, 2012.
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2004
Alfie
MovieOct 22, 2004

Alfie

In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by …
In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, most of them clients, and he lives as a Don Juan, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His girl-friend and single-mother Julie is quite upset with the situation and his best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief affair with Lonette, and the consequences of his act forces Alfie to reflect and wonder about his life style.
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Kinsey
MovieSep 4, 2004

Kinsey

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human …
A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.
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Nomination2004

Outstanding Solo Performance

Nominated for "I Am My Own Wife".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award2004

Outstanding Solo Performance

Won award for "I Am My Own Wife".
Drama Desk Award
Award2004

Performance

Won award for "I Am My Own Wife".
Obie Award
Award2004

Outstanding Solo Performance

Won award for "I Am My Own Wife".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award2004

Best Actor in a Play

Won award for "I Am My Own Wife".
Tony Award
Nomination2004

Outstanding Solo Performance

Nominated for "I Am My Own Wife".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2004

Best Actor in a Play

Nominated for "I Am My Own Wife".
Tony Award
2003
Susan Lyons
Marriage2003

Susan Lyons

Susan Lyons (born 1957 in Sydney) is an Australian …
Susan Lyons (born 1957 in Sydney) is an Australian actress.
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2002
Benjamin Franklin
MovieNov 19, 2002

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is a 2002 American documentary …
Benjamin Franklin is a 2002 American documentary television series which premiered November 19–20, 2002 and reairs on August 22–29, 2005. The series was produced by Twin Cities Public Television of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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2001
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV ShowSep 30, 2001

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Law & Order: Criminal Intent …
Law & Order: Criminal Intent is an American police procedural drama television series set in New York City, where it was also primarily produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and René Balcer, the series premiered on September 30, 2001, as the third series in Wolf's successful Law & Order franchise. Criminal Intent focuses on the investigations of the Major Case Squad in a fictionalized version of the New York City Police Department set in New York City's One Police Plaza. In the style of the original Law & Order, episodes are often "ripped from the headlines" or loosely based on a real crime that received media attention.
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1999
The Big Brass Ring
MovieApr 20, 1999

The Big Brass Ring

Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become Governor of …
Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become Governor of the state of Missouri. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him. Will the truth ruin his chances for office or will he land the "Big Brass Ring"?
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1998
Cousin Bette
MovieJun 12, 1998

Cousin Bette

Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the …
Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds solace and company in a handsome young sculptor she saves from starvation. But the aspiring artist soon finds love in the arms of another woman, Hortense, leaving Bette a bitter spinster. Bette plots to take revenge on the family who turned her away and stole her only love. With the help of famed courtesan Jenny Cadine she slowly destroys the lives of those who have scorned her.
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1997
Hudson River Blues
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MovieSep 16, 1997

Hudson River Blues

Hoping to help their marriage, a Manhattan lawyer (Rya …
Hoping to help their marriage, a Manhattan lawyer (Rya Kihlstedt) brings her burned-out husband (Robert Stanton) to her mother's home upstate.
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1995
The Low Life
MovieApr 1, 1995

The Low Life

John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years …
John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?
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1994
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade
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MovieJan 24, 1994

Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade

Twenty-five years after …
Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some fussing about her gender, the institution's director lets her talk to Karl (after all, he'll have to talk to women after his release). Karl talks about his life leading up to the crime, and the reporter listens in horror.
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Award1994

Performance

Won award for "Orestes".
Obie Award
1993
Grey Knight
MovieMar 7, 1993

Grey Knight

Slave traders bring back an evil voodoo entity that is …
Slave traders bring back an evil voodoo entity that is accidentally freed by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The entity possesses the bodies of the dead soldiers to create an ...
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1991
Charlie Rose
TV ShowSep 30, 1991

Charlie Rose

The Charlie Rose Show is an American television interview …
The Charlie Rose Show is an American television interview and talk show, with Charlie Rose as executive producer, executive editor, and host. The show was syndicated on PBS until 2017 and is owned by Charlie Rose, Inc. Rose interviewed thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businesspersons, leaders, scientists, and fellow newsmakers.
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1988
American Experience
TV ShowOct 4, 1988

American Experience

American Experience is a television program airing on the Public …
American Experience is a television program airing on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States. The program airs documentaries, many of which have won awards, about important or interesting events and people in American history.
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1965
Jefferson Mays
BirthJune 1965

Jefferson Mays

Jefferson Mays was born.
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