TV Series, Biography (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. American Crime Story (2016– )

12 | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.5
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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Courtney B. Vance, Sterling K. Brown

Votes: 61,107

2. Narcos (2015–2017)

16 | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.8
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A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Alberto Ammann

Votes: 277,863

3. Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010–2013)

16 | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.5
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 200,999

4. Victoria (2016– )

6 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Nell Hudson, Tommy Knight

Votes: 16,492

5. Fosse/Verdon (2019– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, Music | Active

An inside look at the romantic and creative partnership between influential choreographer/director, Bob Fosse, and Gwen Verdon, one of the greatest Broadway dancers of all time.

Stars: Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams, Kelli Barrett, Norbert Leo Butz

6. Medici: Masters of Florence (2016– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Stars: Richard Madden, Stuart Martin, Annabel Scholey, Guido Caprino

Votes: 10,155

7. Genius (2017– )

43 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Stars: Samantha Colley, Seth Gabel, Antonio Banderas, Clémence Poésy

Votes: 13,533

8. Versailles (2015– )

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Stars: George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Stuart Bowman, Evan Williams

Votes: 10,024

9. Medici: The Magnificent (2018– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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1470. Medici's family power has been consolidated over time. Lorenzo is called to take his father's place after an attempt on his life which reveals years of poor bank management from them.... See full summary »

Stars: Daniel Sharman, Synnove Karlsen, Sean Bean, Jacopo Olmo Antinori

Votes: 460

10. Trust (2018– )

60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Rome, 1973. John Paul Getty III, the heir and younger member of an oil tycoons' saga, is kidnapped by the Italian mafia in order to get a ransom. On the face of it, his grandfather seems ... See full summary »

Stars: Harris Dickinson, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Swank, Luca Marinelli

Votes: 4,288

11. The Durrells (2016– )

46 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Set in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life had fallen apart, decided to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu. Her husband had died some years earlier and she... See full summary »

Stars: Anna Savva, Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Milo Parker

Votes: 4,356

12. Roman Empire (2016– )

16 | 48 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall.

Stars: Aaron Irvin, Sean Bean, Aaron Jakubenko, Edwin Wright

Votes: 2,529

13. Feud (2017– )

45 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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An anthology series centering on famous feuds, including Bette Davis & Joan Crawford.

Stars: Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman

Votes: 13,493

14. Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015)

12 | 59 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future.

Stars: Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Laura Haddock

Votes: 68,992

15. Aquarius (2015–2016)

42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A gritty 1960s cop drama about LAPD detective Sam Hodiak and his trainee, who must deal with gangs, brutal crimes, changing times, family crises and unhinged manipulative small-time crook Charles Manson, who's slowly building his cult.

Stars: David Duchovny, Grey Damon, Gethin Anthony, Emma Dumont

Votes: 9,647

16. Rangbaaz (2018– )

35 min | Action, Biography, Crime

9.0
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Shiv Prakash Shukla, a 25 year old boy from Gorakhpur becomes the deadliest gangsters of Uttar Pradesh in 1990s. He works for powerful politicians and is involved in organized crimes. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Bharat Chawla, Saurabh Goyal, Gaurav Mishra, Ankur B. Saraiya

Votes: 1,612

17. Nicky Jam: El Ganador (2018– )

45 min | Biography, Music

7.9
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A look at the life and career of the Latin music superstar, Nicky Jam.

Stars: Nicky Jam, Darkiel, Avery Rodríguez, Alexon Duprey

Votes: 415

18. Sun Records (2017–2018)

44 min | Biography, Music

7.7
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A recreation from one of the world's greatest jam sessions. On December 4th, 1956 Carl Perkins' career was flying high from his hit "Blue Suede Shoes." New to the scene, Jerry Lee Lewis is ... See full summary »

Stars: Chad Michael Murray, Margaret Anne Florence, Keir O'Donnell, Drake Milligan

Votes: 808

19. Ekaterina (2014– )

44 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once ... See full summary »

Stars: Marina Aleksandrova, Isabel Schosnig, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Vladimir Yaglych

Votes: 700

20. Unsolved (2018– )

60 min | Biography, Crime

8.0
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A scripted true crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

Stars: Josh Duhamel, Bokeem Woodbine, Wavyy Jonez, Marcc Rose

Votes: 3,851

21. 30 for 30 (2009– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.8
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Tyson, Chuck D, Dick Vitale

Votes: 3,657

22. Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal (2012)

60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The exploits of the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

Stars: Andrés Parra, Marcela Vargas, Tappan Christian, Vicky Hernández

Votes: 2,950

23. Borgia (2011–2014)

16 | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Story of the rise and the fall of the Renaissance dynasty.

Stars: Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman

Votes: 5,221

24. Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015–2017)

27 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant ... See full summary »

Stars: Christina Ricci, David Hoflin, Kristine Nielsen, David Strathairn

Votes: 2,847

25. Karenjit Kaur - The Untold Story of Sunny Leone (2018– )

25 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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The life story of Indian-Canadian actress and former adult film star, Sunny Leone.

Stars: Bijay Anand, Raj Arjun, Karamvir Lamba, Sunny Leone

Votes: 3,178

26. Evil Lives Here (2016– )

43 min | Biography, Crime

8.1
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A TV series where individuals share their perspectives of loved ones who performed horrific acts of crime

Stars: David Wenzel, Hillary Hamilton, Frank Di Napoli, James Zeiss

Votes: 326

27. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus (2017– )

30 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

8.3
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The raucous adventures of musicians such as Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, as told by those who knew them best. Season 2 covers the legends of funk.

Stars: Kinky Friedman, Mike Judge, Don Adams, Gary Adams

Votes: 669

28. Bose: Dead/Alive (2017)

20 min | Biography, History, Mystery

9.1
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The man. The legend. The mystery. He fascinated us in life, and long after his "death". This is the story of India's biggest cover-up: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the mystery of his alleged death.

Stars: Rajkummar Rao, Naveen Kasturia, Edward Sonnenblick, Anna Ador

Votes: 4,027

29. Disneyland (1954–1991)

120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,400

30. Total Divas (2013– )

44 min | Biography, Drama, Reality-TV

6.6
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Follow the lives of the WWE divas in their work and relationships.

Stars: Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Natalie Neidhart, Trinity Fatu

Votes: 1,557

31. Dickinson (2019– )

Biography, Comedy, Drama | Pre-production

An inside look at the world of writer Emily Dickinson.

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Baryshnikov, Adrian Enscoe, Ella Hunt

32. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett

Votes: 491

33. Muhtesem Yüzyil (2011–2014)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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From 1520, follows Suleiman the Magnificent and his relatives from his great conquests to the "Battle of Szigeth".

Stars: Halit Ergenç, Nur Fettahoglu, Selim Bayraktar, Selen Öztürk

Votes: 13,074

34. Urban Myths (2017– )

22 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.5
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Our "Urban Myths" are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous -- and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dustin Demri-Burns, Ben Chaplin, Rupert Grint, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 488

35. Isabel (2011–2014)

75 min | Biography, History

8.3
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Life of Isabella I of Castile, also known as Isabella the Catholic.

Stars: Michelle Jenner, Ramon Madaula, Rodolfo Sancho, Jordi Díaz

Votes: 1,434

36. Gangland Undercover (2015– )

12 | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A gritty fact based drama series that tells the astonishing story of a drug dealer who was arrested then given a desperate ultimatum: serve over 20 years in jail, or go undercover inside ... See full summary »

Stars: Damon Runyan, Ian Matthews, Ari Cohen, Stephen Eric McIntyre

Votes: 2,876

37. American Soul (2018– )

60 min | Biography

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The story of entrepreneur Don Cornelius, who developed the Soul Train show, which rose to prominence in the 1970s.

Stars: Christopher Jefferson, Alexa Whitaker, Perri Camper, Iantha Richardson

38. Who Do You Think You Are? (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Celebrities are given the opportunity to research their family trees with surprising and often unexpected results.

Stars: Mocean Melvin, Ken Rogers, Courteney Cox, Julie Bowen

Votes: 1,173

39. Luis Miguel: La Serie (2018– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.2
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The series dramatizes the life story of Mexican superstar singer Luis Miguel, who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades.

Stars: Diego Boneta, Óscar Jaenada, Martín Bello, Anna Favella

Votes: 2,005

40. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,297

41. No Small Parts (2014– )

30 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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No Small Parts is a fan-made documentary web series about character actors. Most episodes focus on a specific character actor and chronicle their life and career in the entertainment industry.

Stars: Brandon Hardesty, Wesley Mann, Josh Perry, Scott Allen Perry

Votes: 667

42. Hitler's Circle of Evil (2018)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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This is the story of the rise and fall of the Third Reich told like the drama it really was: through the personal relationships of the movers and shakers of the Nazi Party.

Stars: Jonathon Michaels, Alisdair Simpson, Conan Sweeny, Steve Munroe

Votes: 1,208

43. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017– )

42 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.3
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The Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and over 2,600 scrapbooks from Hefner's personal archives, chronicling the life of an American icon and the history of the brand he created.

Stars: Matt Whelan, Emmett Skilton, Adam Jonas Segaller, Chelsie Preston Crayford

Votes: 1,270

44. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,428

45. The Bobby Brown Story (2018– )

155 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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The life story of R&B musician Bobby Brown.

Stars: Woody McClain, Luke James, Mekhi Phifer, Laz Alonso

Votes: 404

46. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 632

47. Autopsy: The Last Hours of (2014– )

Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.8
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Dr. Richard Shepherd analyses the official autopsy reports of various celebrities to determine their cause of death.

Stars: Richard Shepherd, Iain Glen, Anjula Mutanda, Chris Wilson

Votes: 362

48. Celia (2015–2016)

53 min | Biography

8.1
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She dared to challenge the status quo in a time where salsa music was only a white-male territory. For the first time, the details of an amazing life will be told through a powerful drama ... See full summary »

Stars: Carolina Gaitan, Frank Gerrish, Amanda Peter, Wayra Schreiber

Votes: 259

49. The Putin Interviews (2017– )

58 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.

Stars: Oliver Stone, Vladimir Putin, Sergei Chudinov, George Bush

Votes: 3,076

50. Mysteries at the Museum (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.2
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The stories behind interesting and unusual artifacts stored in museums are told.

Stars: Don Wildman, Armen Mazlumian, Rory Duffy, Paul Meltzer

Votes: 830


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