Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

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  • TV-MA
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2020
An African American washerwoman rises from poverty to build a beauty empire and become the first female self-made millionaire. Based on a true story.
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An African American washerwoman rises from poverty to build a beauty empire and become the first female self-made millionaire. Based on a true story.

Original Release

03/20/2020 on Netflix

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Cast

Octavia Spencer Sarah Breedlove
Carmen Ejogo Addie
Kevin Carroll Ransom
Blair Underwood Charles James Walker
Tiffany Haddish Lelia
Mouna Traoré Esther
Sydney Morton Dora Larrie
Karen Glave Peggie Prosser
J. Alphonse Nicholson John Robinson
Octavia Spencer Madam C.J. Walker
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Fight of the Century Friday, 20 March 2020
2 Bootstraps Friday, 20 March 2020
3 The Walker Girl Friday, 20 March 2020
4 A Credit to the Race Friday, 20 March 2020
5 Episode #1.5
6 Episode #1.6
7 Episode #1.7
8 Episode #1.8

Directors

DeMane Davis, Kasi Lemmons

Writers

A'Lelia Bundles, Nicole Jefferson Asher, Tyger Williams, Janine Sherman Barrois, Elle Johnson

Cast

Octavia Spencer Sarah Breedlove
Carmen Ejogo Addie
Kevin Carroll Ransom
Blair Underwood Charles James Walker
Tiffany Haddish Lelia
Mouna Traoré Esther
Sydney Morton Dora Larrie
Karen Glave Peggie Prosser
J. Alphonse Nicholson John Robinson
Octavia Spencer Madam C.J. Walker
Garrett Morris Cleophus
Chris Tarpos Townsman
Sheila Isaro Farm Girl
Sophia Deerr Hairstylist at Sarah's Salon
Bill Bellamy Sweetness
Zahra Bentham Nettie Ransom
Rothaford Gray Reverend Smith
Cornelius Smith Jr. W.E.B. DuBois
Gairey Richardson Lawyer
Douglas E. Hughes Sullivan

Producers

Octavia Spencer Executive Producer
Kasi Lemmons Executive Producer
LeBron James Executive Producer
Janine Sherman Barrois Executive Producer
Christine Holder Executive Producer
Mark Holder Executive Producer
Maverick Carter Executive Producer
Elle Johnson Executive Producer
Lena Cordina Producer
DeMane Davis Producer

Editors

Jessica Hernández, Susana Benaim, Liza D. Espinas

2020 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
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