TV Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, The (HBO 22 Apr 2017, Oprah Winfrey) Published 2 years ago on April 20, 2017 Oprah Winfrey stars in The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. The film tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever. cast Oprah Winfrey as Deborah Lacks Adriane Lenox as Barbara Byron Jennings as Dr. Victor McKusick Courtney B. Vance as Sir Lord Keenan Kester Cofield Gabriel Ebert as Dr. Christoph Lengauer John Beasley as Cliff John Benjamin Hickey as Bill Watson John Douglas Thompson as Lawrence Kyanna Simone Simpson as Young Deborah Lacks Leslie Uggam as Sadie Peter Gerety as Paul Lurz Reed Birney as Dr. George Gey Reg E. Cathey as Zakariyya Renee Elise Goldsberry as Henrietta Lacks Rocky Carroll as Sonny Lacks Roger Robinson as Day Lacks Rose Byrne as Rebecca Skloot Ruben Santiago-Hudson as Dr. Pattillo key behind the scenes crew Alan Ball as Executive Producer Carla Gardini as Executive Producer George C. Wolfe as Writer and Director Lydia Dean Pilcher as Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey as Executive Producer Peter Macdissi as Executive Producer Rebecca Skloot as Original author/Co-Executive Producer show type TV Movie based on a true story broadcast from 22 April 2017 network and production companies HBO Cine Mosaic Harpo Films Your Face Goes Here Entertainment Courtney B. VanceDramaHBOOprah WinfreyRose ByrneTrue StoryTVTV Movie Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes21 hours ago Strike Back: Season 7 Episode 5 (Cinemax Fri 22 Feb 2019) Episode 5: Following a high-speed jungle ambush in Myanmar, the suitcase nukes end up in the hands of Jean-Baptiste Zaza... Episodes21 hours ago Don’t Be Tardy: Loaded Statement (S7EP3 Bravo Fri 22 Sep 2019) Loaded Statement: The Biermanns get serious about defending themselves and decide to attend a gun safety course after a break-in... Episodes21 hours ago Hawaii Five-0: E’ao lu’au a kualima (S9EP17 CBS Fri 22 Feb 2019) E’ao lu’au a kualima: Junior is torn between his duties as a member of Five-0 and his feelings for his... Episodes21 hours ago Secrets of the Morgue: Overkill (S1EP12 ID Fri 22 Feb 2019) Overkill: When a brutally murdered woman is found floating near the yacht club at Newport Beach, Calif., after the coroner... Episodes21 hours ago Speechless: G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT (S3EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT: When Maya insists that it’s time to meet Izzy, a reluctant JJ arranges a game night... search EPISODES Episodes21 hours ago The Blacklist: Marko Jankowics (S6EP8 NBC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Marko Jankowics: When Liz (Megan Boone) and Jennifer (guest star Fiona Dourif) search for a woman who may know a... Episodes21 hours ago Fresh Off the Boat: Be A Man (S5EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Be a Man: Jessica drives Principal Hunter crazy at Evan’s school when she declares that she’s “shadow principal” and follows... Episodes21 hours ago Last Man Standing: Arrest Her Development (S7EP15 FOX Fri 22 Feb 2019) Arrest Her Development: Vanessa “helps” Mandy and Kyle look for their first apartment. Meanwhile, Mike is thrilled when Ryan’s good... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.