Alex Haley

Actor · Writer · Executive Producer
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Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. ABC adapted the book as a television miniseries of the same name and aired it in 1977 to a record-breaking audience of 130 million viewers. In the United States, the book and miniseries raised the public awareness of black... read more

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. ABC adapted the book as a television miniseries of the same name and aired it in 1977 to a record-breaking audience of 130 million viewers. In the United States, the book and miniseries raised the public awareness of black American history and inspired a broad interest in genealogy and family history.

Birth Name

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley

Born

Thursday, 11 August 1921

Died

Monday, 10 February 1992

Actor Filmography

The Seventies Himself - Author, 'Roots' 2015
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist And Rebel Himself (archive footage) 2009
Hugh Hefner: Once Upon A Time Himself 1992
Listen Up: The Lives Of Quincy Jones Himself 1990
Roots: The Gift Himself, presenter 1988
American Experience Self - Biographer 1988
Conversations with Roy DeCarava Narrator 1983
The Toni Tennille Show Himself 1979
Dinah! Himself 1974
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Seventies Himself - Author, 'Roots' 2015
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist And Rebel Himself (archive footage) 2009
Hugh Hefner: Once Upon A Time Himself 1992
Listen Up: The Lives Of Quincy Jones Himself 1990
Roots: The Gift Himself, presenter 1988
American Experience Self - Biographer 1988
Conversations with Roy DeCarava Narrator 1983
The Toni Tennille Show Himself 1979
Dinah! Himself 1974
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Magical World of Disney Himself 1954

Producer Filmography

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