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National Geographic Specials (1965– )

TV Series | 60 min | Documentary, History

For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat stuff." Each special is self-contained.See moreFor over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat stuff." Each special is self-contained. Written by Jason A. Cormier See less
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Updated Sep 10, 1965

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112 cast members
Name STARmeter Episodes Known for
Alexander Scourby
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18
Leslie Nielsen
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10
Joseph Campanella
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8
Richard Kiley
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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7
Orson Welles
Self - Narrator / Narrator Self - Narrator / Narrator   See fewer
Top 5000
5
Jane Goodall
Self / Self (the Jane Goodall Institute) Self / Self (the Jane Goodall Institute)   See fewer
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4
E.G. Marshall
Self - Host / Narrator / Self - Narrator Self - Host / Narrator / Self - Narrator   See fewer
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4
Dian Fossey
Self - Primatologist / Self Self - Primatologist / Self   See fewer
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3
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2
John Craighead
Self / Self - Bear Researcher Self / Self - Bear Researcher   See fewer
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2
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2
Frank C. Craighead
Self / Self - Bear Researcher Self / Self - Bear Researcher   See fewer
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2
Richard Basehart
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2
Hal Holbrook
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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2
Keith David
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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2
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1
James Stewart
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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1
James Whitmore
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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1
Robert Foxworth
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
Michael Carroll
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
Gavin MacFadyen
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
Dominic Frisby
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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1
Miranda Richardson
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Colin Fletcher
Naturalist - Explorer Naturalist - Explorer   See fewer
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1
Deborah Cane
Self - Lead Conservator, Staffordshire Hoard Self - Lead Conservator, Staffordshire Hoard   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Jo Buckberry
Self - Osteoarcheologist Self - Osteoarcheologist   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Owen Bush
Self - Bladesmith Self - Bladesmith   See fewer
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1
Kevin Leahy
Self - Anglo-Saxon Metalwork Specialist Self - Anglo-Saxon Metalwork Specialist   See fewer
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1
Catherine Higgitt
Self - Head of Science, The British Museum Self - Head of Science, The British Museum   See fewer
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1
David Symons
Self - Curator, Staffordshire Hoard Self - Curator, Staffordshire Hoard   See fewer
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1
Eurydice Georganteli
Self - Numismatist Self - Numismatist   See fewer
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1
Ben Gearey
Self - Environmental Archaeologist Self - Environmental Archaeologist   See fewer
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1
Leslie Webster
Self - Anglo-Saxon Specialist Self - Anglo-Saxon Specialist   See fewer
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1
Dave Roper
Self - Anglo-Saxon Craft Specialist Self - Anglo-Saxon Craft Specialist   See fewer
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1
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1
Melody May Norsgaard
Melody May Norsgaard Melody May Norsgaard   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Harry Harlow
Self - Psychologist Self - Psychologist   See fewer
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1
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1
Al Oeming
Self - Naturalist Self - Naturalist   See fewer
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1
Birute Galdikas
Self - Primatologist Self - Primatologist   See fewer
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1
Jack Palance
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
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1
John Aspinall
Self - Zoo Owner Self - Zoo Owner   See fewer
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1
Members only
1
Penny Patterson
Self - American Researcher Self - American Researcher   See fewer
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1
Lanny Bell
Self - Egyptologist Self - Egyptologist   See fewer
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1
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1
Dorothy Eady
Self - Egyptologist Self - Egyptologist   See fewer
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1
Walter Fairservis
Self - Egyptologist Self - Egyptologist   See fewer
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1
Kent Weeks
Self - Egyptologist Self - Egyptologist   See fewer
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1
Christopher Plummer
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
Sara C. Bisel
Self - Archaeologist Self - Archaeologist   See fewer
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1
Powers Boothe
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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Ricardo Agurcia
Self - Maya Researcher Self - Maya Researcher   See fewer
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Peter Coyote
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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Susan Sarandon
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
Mayra Serbulo
Actress Actress   See fewer
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1
Eugene Fraser
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Michael Fay
Self (The Wildlife Conservation Society) Self (The Wildlife Conservation Society)   See fewer
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1
Clare Richardson
Self (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International) Self (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International)   See fewer
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1
Dieter Steklis
Self (primatologist) Self (primatologist)   See fewer
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1
Sigourney Weaver
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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Christopher Allen
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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1
Dave Betz
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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1
William Boykin
Self - Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center & School Self - Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center & School   See fewer
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Manuel A. Diemer
Self - Commander, 1st Special Warfare Training Group Self - Commander, 1st Special Warfare Training Group   See fewer
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Dan Hedman
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Geoffrey C. Lambert
Self - Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Forces Command Self - Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Forces Command   See fewer
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Anthony J. Linza Jr.
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Gordon McCormick
Self - Special Ops Program, Naval Postgraduate School Self - Special Ops Program, Naval Postgraduate School   See fewer
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1
Michael McElhiney
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Christopher Miller
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Layne Morris
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Leldon Want
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Timothy Williams
Self - U.S. Army Special Forces Self - U.S. Army Special Forces   See fewer
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Edward L. Ayers
Self - Historian, University of Virginia Self - Historian, University of Virginia   See fewer
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Ken Balcomb
Self - Marine Biologist Self - Marine Biologist   See fewer
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1
Laura Engleby
Self - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Self - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   See fewer
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1
Roger Gentry
Self - Head of Acoustics Program, NOAA Fisheries Self - Head of Acoustics Program, NOAA Fisheries   See fewer
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1
Robert Gisiner
Self - Marine Mammal Science Program Manager, Office of Naval Research Self - Marine Mammal Science Program Manager, Office of Naval Research   See fewer
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1
Thyrza Nichols Goodeve
Self - Descendent of Republic Crewmember Self - Descendent of Republic Crewmember   See fewer
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1
Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen
Self - Marine Biologist Self - Marine Biologist   See fewer
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1
John Seidel
Self - Marine Archeologist, Washington College Self - Marine Archeologist, Washington College   See fewer
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1
Greg Stemm
Self - Odyssey Marine Exploration Self - Odyssey Marine Exploration   See fewer
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1
Ernie Tapanes
Self - Odyssey Marine Exploration Self - Odyssey Marine Exploration   See fewer
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1
Felipe Tonga
Self - Conservationist Self - Conservationist   See fewer
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1
Jill-Karen Yakubik
Self - Archaeological Consultant Self - Archaeological Consultant   See fewer
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1
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1
Liesl Clark
Self - narrator Self - narrator   See fewer
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1
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Ed Easterling
Special Guest Special Guest   See fewer
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1
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Burgess Meredith
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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James Bryan
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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1
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8.6 / 10 | 283 votes