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Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley was born on September 13, 1964 in Gulfport, Mississippi, USA as Tavis E. Smiley. He is a producer and actor, known for Sinister (2012), Stand (2009) and Death of a King. See full bio »

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Known For

Sinister Anchor
Stand Producer
American Dreams Thurgood Marshall


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 2009/I Stand (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 State of the Black Union: Jamestown - Memorable Moments (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 State of the Black Union: Jamestown - The Next 400 Years (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2007 State of the Black Union: Jamestown - The First 400 Years (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 Tavis Smiley (TV Series) (supervising producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book "The Coventant of Black America" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | PBS | See more »

Alternate Names:

Travis Smiley

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Attended Indiana University Bloomington. See more »

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