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

The Fight of the Century (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 46 min | Biography, Drama, History

In the early 1900s, Sarah Breedlove begins making and selling her own hair products for black women but faces competition from Addie, her jealous former mentor.
Writers
Nicole Jefferson Asher (teleplay by) | A'Lelia Bundles (based upon the book 'On Her Own Ground' by) | Tyger Williams (staff writer)
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Updated Mar 20, 2020

Release date
Mar 20, 2020 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Octavia Spencer
Sarah Breedlove Sarah Breedlove   See fewer
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Garrett Morris
Cleophus Cleophus   See fewer
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Kevin Carroll
Ransom Ransom   See fewer
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J. Alphonse Nicholson
John Robinson John Robinson   See fewer
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Blair Underwood
Charles James Walker Charles James Walker   See fewer
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Rothaford Gray
Reverend Smith Reverend Smith   See fewer
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Karen Glave
Peggie Prosser Peggie Prosser   See fewer
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Sophia Deerr
Hairstylist at Sarah's Salon Hairstylist at Sarah's Salon   See fewer
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Tymika Tafari
Woman #1 Woman #1   See fewer
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Gina O. James
Woman #2 (as Gina O James) Woman #2 (as Gina O James)   See fewer
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Joel Rinzler
White Man #1 White Man #1   See fewer
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Edwige Jean-Pierre
Washerwoman Washerwoman   See fewer
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Esther (as Mouna Traore) Esther (as Mouna Traore)   See fewer
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Janelle Heron
Sales Agent #1 Sales Agent #1   See fewer
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Anne Thornley-Brown
Annabeth Annabeth   See fewer
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Sheila Isaro
Farm Girl (as Sheila Ingabire-Isaro) Farm Girl (as Sheila Ingabire-Isaro)   See fewer
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Joanne Reece
Gertrude Gertrude   See fewer
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Osias Reid
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Shawn Cotterell
Choir Singer Choir Singer   See fewer
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Dion Duporte
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Chevon Gilzene
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Priscilla Hinewaah
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Shanon Lawrence
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Jan Odai
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Shenequa Strachan
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Douglas Williams
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Quisha Wint
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 401 votes