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Tavis Smiley

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Biography:
Birth Name: Tavis Smiley
Born: 09/13/1964
Birth Place: Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

Born in Mississippi and raised in Indiana, Smiley grew up under the watchful eyes of a deeply religious mother and stepfather. While attending Indiana University in Bloomington, he became interested in issues that affected him as a young African-American. Through personal connections, determination and a bit of luck, Smiley snagged an internship with Los Angeles' long-term Democratic mayor Tom Bradley, which eventually led to his full-time relocation to Southern California. After serving as an aide to Bradley for years, he dabbled further in local politics before finding his calling as a radio personality eager to talk about racial and social issues. In 1996, Smiley joined the Black Entertai...

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Videos:
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Popular Movies and Television:
2012-10-12 Sinister
2007-10-26 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains
2012 Tonight Show With Jay Leno
2007 Bill Maher Late Night Talk Show 2003
2007 Everybody Hates Chris
2007 Fox / Chris Rock Semi-Autobiographical Comedy
2007 Real Time with Bill Maher
2007 UPN/Girlfriends Spinoff
2007 Game

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