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National Geographic Specials (1965– )

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 16 nominations See all »
SUMMARY
For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat stuff." Each special is self-contained. Written By Jason A. Cormier <wildrose@mindspring.com>  Less
SEASONS
36 | 1 | Unknown See all »
YEAR
2015 | 2011 | 2009 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 |See all »

Filmmakers (468)

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Cast

NAMESTARMETEREPISODE COUNTYEARS
  • Alexander Scourby's primary photoAlexander Scourby Narrator / Himself - Narrator  Less 49,706 18 1966–1985
  • Leslie Nielsen's primary photoLeslie Nielsen Narrator / Himself - Narrator  Less 2,653 10 1971–1980
  • Joseph Campanella's primary photoJoseph Campanella Narrator / Himself - Narrator  Less 11,198 8 1968–1991
  • Richard Kiley's primary photoRichard Kiley Himself - Narrator  Less 19,740 5 1976–1990
  • Orson Welles's primary photoOrson Welles Himself - Narrator / Narrator  Less 2,484 5 1965–1966
  • Jane Goodall's primary photoJane Goodall Herself / Herself (the Jane Goodall Institute)  Less 24,128 4 1965–2002
  • E.G. Marshall's primary photoE.G. Marshall Himself - Host / Himself - Narrator / Narrator  Less 12,690 4 1980–1983
  • Dian Fossey's primary photoDian Fossey Herself - Primatologist / Herself  Less 72,610 3 1971–1981
  • Louis Leakey's primary photoLouis Leakey Himself  Less 3,798,415 2 1966–1988
  • John Craighead's primary photoJohn Craighead Himself / Himself - Bear Researcher  Less 4,000,174 2 1967–1970
  • Mary Leakey's primary photoMary Leakey Herself  Less 3,285,835 2 1966–1988
  • Frank C. Craighead's primary photoFrank C. Craighead Himself / Himself - Bear Researcher  Less 2,813,981 2 1967–1970
  • Richard Basehart's primary photoRichard Basehart Narrator  Less 7,224 2 1975–1982
  • Hal Holbrook's primary photoHal Holbrook Himself - Narrator  Less 4,236 2 1976–1985
  • Mike Leyland's primary photoMike Leyland Actor  Less 396,121 1 1969
  • James Stewart's primary photoJames Stewart Narrator  Less 2,072 1 1977
  • James Whitmore's primary photoJames Whitmore Narrator  Less 5,749 1 1984
  • Robert Foxworth's primary photoRobert Foxworth Himself - Narrator  Less 3,403 1 1987
  • Michael Carroll's primary photoMichael Carroll Himself - Narrator  Less 379,242 1 2004
  • Gavin MacFadyen's primary photoGavin MacFadyen Himself - Narrator  Less 323,957 1 2004
  • Dominic Frisby's primary photoDominic Frisby Narrator  Less 298,956 1 2011
  • Miranda Richardson's primary photoMiranda Richardson Narrator  Less 1,506 1 2015
  • Irving Johnson's primary photoIrving Johnson Himself  Less 1,151,069 1 1967
  • Mal Leyland's primary photoMal Leyland Actor  Less 863,957 1 1969
  • Colin Fletcher's primary photoColin Fletcher Naturalist - Explorer  Less 4,196,364 1 1971
  • Deborah Cane's primary photoDeborah Cane Herself - Lead Conservator, Staffordshire Hoard  Less 8,041,865 1 2011
  • Electa Johnson's primary photoElecta Johnson Herself  Less 1,853,804 1 1967
  • Billy Varga's primary photoBilly Varga Miner  Less 313,281 1 1971
  • Jo Buckberry's primary photoJo Buckberry Herself - Osteoarcheologist  Less 4,349,575 1 2011
  • Masai Tribesmen of Olduvai Gorge Tanzania Africa's primary photoMasai Tribesmen of Olduvai Gorge Tanzania Africa Actor  Less 3,010,880 1 1966
  • Frank Craighead Sr.'s primary photoFrank Craighead Sr. Himself  Less 4,409,116 1 1970
  • Owen Bush's primary photoOwen Bush Himself - Bladesmith  Less 3,068,779 1 2011
  • Kevin Leahy's primary photoKevin Leahy Himself - Anglo-Saxon Metalwork Specialist  Less 3,630,832 1 2011
  • Catherine Higgitt's primary photoCatherine Higgitt Herself - Head of Science, The British Museum  Less 3,405,980 1 2011
  • David Symons's primary photoDavid Symons Himself - Curator, Staffordshire Hoard  Less 4,523,672 1 2011
  • Eurydice Georganteli's primary photoEurydice Georganteli Herself - Numismatist  Less 5,594,398 1 2011
  • Ben Gearey's primary photoBen Gearey Himself - Environmental Archaeologist  Less 7,781,053 1 2011
  • Leslie Webster's primary photoLeslie Webster Herself - Anglo-Saxon Specialist  Less 1,436,061 1 2011
  • Dave Roper's primary photoDave Roper Himself - Anglo-Saxon Craft Specialist  Less 7,045,838 1 2011
  • Jacques-Yves Cousteau's primary photoJacques-Yves Cousteau Himself  Less 41,613 1 1966
  • Melody May Norsgaard's primary photoMelody May Norsgaard Melody May Norsgaard  Less 1,936,968 1 1966
  • Heinz Sielmann's primary photoHeinz Sielmann Himself  Less 661,863 1 1969
  • Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands's primary photoPrince Bernhard of the Netherlands Narrator  Less 899,997 1 1970
  • Harry Harlow's primary photoHarry Harlow Himself - Psychologist  Less 3,348,162 1 1971
  • Desmond Morris's primary photoDesmond Morris Himself  Less 330,014 1 1971
  • Al Oeming's primary photoAl Oeming Himself - Naturalist  Less 5,751,543 1 1971
  • Birute Galdikas's primary photoBirute Galdikas Herself - Primatologist  Less 659,291 1 1976
  • Jack Palance's primary photoJack Palance Himself - Narrator  Less 5,021 1 1977
  • Keith Tryck's primary photoKeith Tryck Actor  Less 1,867,049 1 1977
  • John Aspinall's primary photoJohn Aspinall Himself - Zoo Owner  Less 7,100,172 1 1981
  • Thor Heyerdahl's primary photoThor Heyerdahl Himself  Less 73,152 1 1981
  • Penny Patterson's primary photoPenny Patterson Herself - American Researcher  Less 979,497 1 1981
  • Lanny Bell's primary photoLanny Bell Himself - Egyptologist  Less 8,253,506 1 1982
  • Eugenie Clark's primary photoEugenie Clark Herself  Less 622,881 1 1982
  • Dorothy Eady's primary photoDorothy Eady Herself - Egyptologist  Less 694,497 1 1982
  • Walter Fairservis's primary photoWalter Fairservis Himself - Egyptologist  Less 6,411,047 1 1982
  • Kent Weeks's primary photoKent Weeks Himself - Egyptologist  Less 784,170 1 1982
  • Christopher Plummer's primary photoChristopher Plummer Himself - Narrator  Less 918 1 1986
  • Sara C. Bisel's primary photoSara C. Bisel Herself - Archaeologist  Less 1,816,058 1 1987
  • Powers Boothe's primary photoPowers Boothe Himself - Narrator  Less 4,737 1 1992
  • Ricardo Agurcia's primary photoRicardo Agurcia Himself - Maya Researcher  Less 594,846 1 1993
  • Peter Coyote's primary photoPeter Coyote Himself - Narrator  Less 4,585 1 1993
  • Susan Sarandon's primary photoSusan Sarandon Herself - Narrator  Less 1,100 1 1993
  • Keith David's primary photoKeith David Himself - Narrator  Less 2,440 1 1994
  • Bob Campbell's primary photoBob Campbell Himself  Less 314,919 1 2002
  • Heather Campbell's primary photoHeather Campbell Herself  Less 4,751,235 1 2002
  • Michael Fay's primary photoMichael Fay Himself (The Wildlife Conservation Society)  Less 1,441,320 1 2002
  • Clare Richardson's primary photoClare Richardson Herself (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International)  Less 8,168,406 1 2002
  • Dieter Steklis's primary photoDieter Steklis Himself (primatologist)  Less 1,388,195 1 2002
  • Sigourney Weaver's primary photoSigourney Weaver Herself - Narrator  Less 1,155 1 2002
  • Christopher Allen's primary photoChristopher Allen Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 5,468,728 1 2003
  • Dave Betz's primary photoDave Betz Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 1,516,495 1 2003
  • William Boykin's primary photoWilliam Boykin Himself - Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Warfare Center & School  Less 3,658,653 1 2003
  • Manuel A. Diemer's primary photoManuel A. Diemer Himself - Commander, 1st Special Warfare Training Group  Less 7,917,914 1 2003
  • Dan Hedman's primary photoDan Hedman Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 1,205,374 1 2003
  • Geoffrey C. Lambert's primary photoGeoffrey C. Lambert Himself - Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Forces Command  Less 7,996,185 1 2003
  • Anthony J. Linza Jr.'s primary photoAnthony J. Linza Jr. Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 4,249,941 1 2003
  • Gordon McCormick's primary photoGordon McCormick Himself - Special Ops Program, Naval Postgraduate School  Less 3,279,226 1 2003
  • Michael McElhiney's primary photoMichael McElhiney Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 8,026,029 1 2003
  • Christopher Miller's primary photoChristopher Miller Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 7,365,464 1 2003
  • Layne Morris's primary photoLayne Morris Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 2,464,720 1 2003
  • Leldon Want's primary photoLeldon Want Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 7,148,132 1 2003
  • Timothy Williams's primary photoTimothy Williams Himself - U.S. Army Special Forces  Less 7,891,874 1 2003
  • Edward L. Ayers's primary photoEdward L. Ayers Himself - Historian, University of Virginia  Less 1,226,942 1 2004
  • Ken Balcomb's primary photoKen Balcomb Himself - Marine Biologist  Less 332,623 1 2004
  • Laura Engleby's primary photoLaura Engleby Herself - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Less 1,346,484 1 2004
  • Roger Gentry's primary photoRoger Gentry Himself - Head of Acoustics Program, NOAA Fisheries  Less 2,565,321 1 2004
  • Robert Gisiner's primary photoRobert Gisiner Himself - Marine Mammal Science Program Manager, Office of Naval Research  Less 2,516,142 1 2004
  • Thyrza Nichols Goodeve's primary photoThyrza Nichols Goodeve Herself - Descendent of Republic Crewmember  Less 6,879,370 1 2004
  • Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen's primary photoMads Peter Heide-Jørgensen Himself - Marine Biologist  Less 8,326,123 1 2004
  • John Seidel's primary photoJohn Seidel Himself - Marine Archeologist, Washington College  Less 4,179,397 1 2004
  • Greg Stemm's primary photoGreg Stemm Himself - Odyssey Marine Exploration  Less 1,404,357 1 2004
  • Ernie Tapanes's primary photoErnie Tapanes Himself - Odyssey Marine Exploration  Less 7,506,545 1 2004
  • Felipe Tonga's primary photoFelipe Tonga Himself - Conservationist  Less 3,428,116 1 2004
  • Jill-Karen Yakubik's primary photoJill-Karen Yakubik Herself - Archaeological Consultant  Less 5,446,288 1 2004
  • Pete Athans's primary photoPete Athans Himself  Less 915,613 1 2009
  • Liesl Clark's primary photoLiesl Clark Herself - narrator  Less 617,342 1 2009
  • Broughton Coburn's primary photoBroughton Coburn Himself  Less 7,866,373 1 2009
  • Ed Easterling's primary photoEd Easterling Special Guest  Less 480,726 1 2009
  • Luigi Fieni's primary photoLuigi Fieni Himself  Less 2,037,377 1 2009
  • Renan Ozturk's primary photoRenan Ozturk Himself  Less 65,865 1 2009
  • Ang Temba Sherpa's primary photoAng Temba Sherpa Himself  Less 2,634,736 1 2009
  • Sukra Sagar Shrestha's primary photoSukra Sagar Shrestha Himself  Less 7,127,204 1 2009
  • Sherab Tenzing's primary photoSherab Tenzing Himself  Less 7,086,232 1 2009
  • Thomas Calligaro's primary photoThomas Calligaro Himself  Less 6,794,731 1 2011
  • Helen Geake's primary photoHelen Geake Herself  Less 159,038 1 2011
  • Terry Herbert's primary photoTerry Herbert Himself  Less 1,907,196 1 2011
  • Fred Johnson's primary photoFred Johnson Himself  Less 3,728,937 1 2011
  • Burgess Meredith's primary photoBurgess Meredith Narrator  Less 4,324
  • James Bryan's primary photoJames Bryan Himself (uncredited)  Less 144,401 1 1968
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