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  • They've Gotta Have Us (2018–2018)
  • TV-14
    TV Mini-series | 59 min | Documentary
They've Gotta Have Us (2018–2018)
TV-14
TV Mini-series | 59 min | Documentary

The rise of black actors as they have gone from being the backdrop to calling the shots. This is the inside story of the turning points of black life on both sides of the lens, from Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte, to the present day.
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Updated Oct 13, 2018

Release date (First episode)
Feb 5, 2020 (United States)

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40 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Simon Frederick
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
3
Jesse Williams
Self - Actor, Producer, and Activist Self - Actor, Producer, and Activist   See fewer
3
David Oyelowo
Self - Actor and Producer Self - Actor and Producer   See fewer
3
Lil Rel Howery
Self - Actor and Comedian Self - Actor and Comedian   See fewer
3
Kasi Lemmons
Self - Director and Actor Self - Director and Actor   See fewer
3
Nelson George
Self - Author, Journalist, Critic, Director, and Producer Self - Author, Journalist, Critic, Director, and Producer   See fewer
3
Laurence Fishburne
Self - Actor, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, and Director Self - Actor, Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, and Director   See fewer
2
John Boyega
Self - Actor and Producer Self - Actor and Producer   See fewer
2
Carmen Ejogo
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
2
Delroy Lindo
Self - Actor and Theatre Director Self - Actor and Theatre Director   See fewer
2
David Harewood
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
2
Debbie Allen
Self - Actress, Dancer, Choreographer, Director, and Producer Self - Actress, Dancer, Choreographer, Director, and Producer   See fewer
2
Barry Jenkins
Self - Director, Producer, and Screenwriter Self - Director, Producer, and Screenwriter   See fewer
2
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Self - Director and Screenwriter Self - Director and Screenwriter   See fewer
2
Brian White
Self - Actor and Producer Self - Actor and Producer   See fewer
2
Robert Townsend
Self - Actor, Comedian, Director, and Writer Self - Actor, Comedian, Director, and Writer   See fewer
2
Ruth E. Carter
Self - Costume Designer Self - Costume Designer   See fewer
2
Ernest R. Dickerson
Self - Director and Cinematographer Self - Director and Cinematographer   See fewer
2
Reggie Rock Bythewood
Self - Director, Writer, Actor, and Producer Self - Director, Writer, Actor, and Producer   See fewer
2
Destiny Ekaragha
Self - Director Self - Director   See fewer
2
Shola Lynch
Self - Director and Artist Self - Director and Artist   See fewer
2
Ashley Clark
Self - Film Journalist and Critic Self - Film Journalist and Critic   See fewer
2
Nathalie Emmanuel
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
1
Whoopi Goldberg
Self - Actress, Comedienne, and Author Self - Actress, Comedienne, and Author   See fewer
1
Don Cheadle
Self - Actor, Writer, Producer, and Director Self - Actor, Writer, Producer, and Director   See fewer
1
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
1
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Self - Actor and Director Self - Actor and Director   See fewer
1
Diahann Carroll
Self - Actress and Model Self - Actress and Model   See fewer
1
Taylor Hackford
Self - Director Self - Director   See fewer
1
Jussie Smollett
Self - Actor, Singer, Director, and Photographer Self - Actor, Singer, Director, and Photographer   See fewer
1
Susan Wokoma
Self - Actress and Writer Self - Actress and Writer   See fewer
1
John Singleton
Self - Director, Screenwriter, and Producer Self - Director, Screenwriter, and Producer   See fewer
1
Boots Riley
Self - Musician, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Activist Self - Musician, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Activist   See fewer
1
David Gyasi
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
1
Harry Belafonte
Self - Actor, Singer, Songwriter, and Activist Self - Actor, Singer, Songwriter, and Activist   See fewer
1
Jill Scott
Self - Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and Poet Self - Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and Poet   See fewer
1
Will.i.am
Self - Musician, Producer, and Actor Self - Musician, Producer, and Actor   See fewer
1
Earl Cameron
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
1
Femi Oguns
Self - Agent and Actor Self - Agent and Actor   See fewer
1
Menelik Shabazz
Self - Director, Producer, and Writer Self - Director, Producer, and Writer   See fewer
1
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