Maya Angelou Filmography


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Public Speaking
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2011-02-23
Cast as: Herself
Role: Actor
Box Office: $23,458.00


As Seen Through These Eyes
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2009-10-02
Role: Narrator


Good Hair
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2009-10-09
Cast as: Herself
Role: Actor
Box Office: $4,157,104.00


Madea's Family Reunion
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2006-02-24
Cast as: May
Role: Actor
Box Office: $63,231,524.00


Down in the Delta
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1998-12-25
Role: Director
Box Office: $5,662,985.00


Angelou on Burns
Year: 1996
Role: Screenplay


Perfect Moment
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Role: Narrator


How to Make An American Quilt
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1995-10-06
Cast as: Anna
Role: Actor
Box Office: $23,586,725.00


The Journey of August King
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1995-11-10
Role: Narrator
Box Office: $5,955.00


Poetic Justice
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1993-07-23
Cast as: Aunt June
Role: Actor
Box Office: $27,515,786.00


Georgia, Georgia
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 1971
Role: Screenplay


Current and Past Television:

TitleSeason
BET Honors 2012 (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
On The Shoulders of Giants (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
BET Honors (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
Fifth Annual BET Honors (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
Dateline NBC (TV Series)
2008 - 2009
African American Lives 2 (TV MiniSeries)
2007 - 2008
Joe Louis: America's Hero....Betrayed (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
Live From Lincoln Center - Jazz at Lincoln Center Red Hot Holiday Stomp (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
Iconoclasts (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
2nd Annual Quill Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
Oprah Winfrey's Legends' Ball (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
America Beyond the Color Line (TV MiniSeries)
2003 - 2004
America Responds: A National Conversation (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
American Masters (11/18/01) (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Billie Holiday: Sensational Lady (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Biography (02/25/02) (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Quincy Jones: In the Pocket (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Roots -- Celebrating 25 Years: The Saga of an American Classic (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Showtime Black Filmmaker Showcase (02/06/02) (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
We Are Not Vanishing (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
Hallmark Hall of Fame (12/10/00) (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Jessye Norman Sings For the Healing of AIDS (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Runaway (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Biography (01/16/00) (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Biography (04/14/00) (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child (03/21/00) (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Oprah Winfrey: Heart of the Matter (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Oprah Winfrey: Preacher Woman (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Phyllis Diller: First Lady of Laughter (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Rip Van Winkle: An Animated Special From the "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child" Series (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Great American History Quiz: Heroes and Villains (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Great American History Quiz: Pursuit of Happiness (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
1999 Special Olympics -- World Summer Games (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Intimate Portrait: Maya Angelou (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Madagascar: A World Apart (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
30th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Living Edens (11/04/98) (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
CNN Perspectives (03/08/98) (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Great Performances (02/04/98) (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Porgy and Bess: An American Voice (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Quincy Jones -- The First 50 Years (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Quincy Jones... A 50-Year Celebration (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Elmo Saves Christmas (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
How Do You Spell God? (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Images of Life: Photographs That Changed the World (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
America's Dream (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
American Dreamers (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Maya Angelou Talking With David Frost (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Talking With David Frost (10/27/95) (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Ark of the Spirit With Avery Brooks (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Gospel According to Jesus (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Concert of the Americas (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Congressional Black Caucus Town Meeting (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Fourth Annual Environmental Media Awards (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Generation X: Black Voices of Reason, Black Voices of Rage (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Generation X: Black Voices of Reason, Rage and Responsibility (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Kennedy Center Presents (12/14/94) (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
ABC Theater (11/28/93) (TV Movie)
1993 - 1994
Dvorak Gala From Prague (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
Malcolm X: Make It Plain (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
There Are No Children Here (TV Movie)
1993 - 1994
Century of Women (TV Special)
1993 - 1998
Family of Women (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
12 Most Fascinating People of 1993 (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
American Experience (01/26/94) (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
Dvorak Concert From Prague -- A Celebration (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
Great Depression (TV Series)
1993 - 1994
Horatio Alger Awards (TV Special)
1993 - 1995
Malcolm X: The Real Story (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
One Child, One Dream: The Horatio Alger Awards (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Alistair Cooke Salute (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Changing of the Guard -- A Pre-Inaugural Special (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Discovering Faith With Maya Angelou (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Kindred Spirits: Contemporary African-American Artists (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Maya Angelou: Rainbow in the Clouds (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Who Cares About Kids? (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Essence Awards (TV Special)
1991 - 1994
Biography (06/11/91) (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Brewster Place (TV Series)
1989 - 1990
NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1989 - 1999
Racism (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
R.A.C.E. (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
Race (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
American Masters (08/14/89) (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Facing Evil (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Moyers: Facing Evil (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Sister, Sister (TV Movie)
1981 - 1982
Sisters (TV Movie)
1981 - 1982
Richard Pryor Special (TV Special)
1981 - 1982
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (TV Movie)
1978 - 1979
Roots (TV MiniSeries)
1976 - 1977
Richard Pryor Special? (TV Special)
1976 - 1977
Assignment America (TV Series)
1974 - 1975