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Tavis Smiley’s height is 6ft 1in (1.85 m)

Tavis Smiley (ˈtævɨs; born September 13, 1964) is an American talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist. Smiley was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, and grew up in Bunker Hill, Indiana. After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late 1980s as an aide to Tom Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles. Smiley became a radio commentator in 1991, and starting in 1996, he hosted the talk show BET Talk (later renamed BET Tonight) on BET. After Smiley sold an exclusive interview of Sara Jane Olson to ABC News in 2001, BET declined to renew Smiley’s contract that year. Smiley then began hosting The Tavis Smiley Show on NPR (2002-04) and currently hosts Tavis Smiley on PBS on the weekdays and “The Tavis Smiley Show” from PRI. From 2010 to 2013, Smiley and Cornel West joined forces to host their own radio talk show, Smiley & West. They were featured together interviewing musician Bill Withers in the 2009 documentary film Still Bill. He is the new host of “Tavis Talks” on BlogTalkRadio’s Tavis Smiley Network.

Tavis Smiley

First Name: Tavis
Last Name: Smiley
Birth Full Name: Tavis E. Smiley
Born: 13 September, 1964
Birthplace: Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
Height: 6ft 1in (1.85 m)
Build: Average
Eye Color: Brown – Dark
Hair Color: Black
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: American
High School: Maconaquah High School, IN
University: Indiana University, IN
Occupation: Journalist, Actor, Director, Producer
Official Websites:
tavistalks.com
Filmography: Sinister (2012), Tavis Smiley Presents: The Road to Health – Obesity & Our Children, Part 1 (2007, TV Movie), Tavis Smiley Presents: The Road to Health – Obesity & Our Children, Part 2 (2007, TV Movie), The Game (2006, TV Show), American Dreams (2002, TV Show), The Parkers (1999, TV Show), Any Day Now (1998, TV Show), For Your Love (1998, TV Show), State of the Black Union: Jamestown – Memorable Moments (2007, TV Movie), State of the Black Union: Jamestown – The First 400 Years (2007, TV Movie), State of the Black Union: Jamestown – The Next 400 Years (2007, TV Movie), All-American Presidential Forums on PBS Moderated by Tavis Smiley (2007, TV Movie), Tavis Smiley (2004, TV Show), Stand (-), In Depth (2014), Keep the Promise: The Global Fight Against AIDS (2013, Short Film), Tavis Smiley Reports: Education Under Arrest (2013), Larry King Now (2012, TV Show), Soulacoaster: R Kelly Interview with Tavis Smiley (2012), Fear of a Black Republican (2011), Piers Morgan Tonight (2011, TV Show), Tavis Smiley Reports: Too Important to Fail (2011), Problema (2010), The Wonderful Voyage (2010), Tavis Smiley Reports (2010, TV Movie), The High Bar (2010), Hannity (2009, TV Show), Still Bill (2009), PBS Special Report: Health Care Reform (2009, TV Movie), Redemption of the Welfare Queen (2009), The Wendy Williams Show (2008, TV Show), 9th Annual State of the Black Union: Memorable Moments (2008, TV Movie), 9th Annual State of the Black Union: Building Blocks for America (2008, TV Movie), 9th Annual State of the Black Union: Breaking New Ground (2008, TV Movie), State of the Black Union: Jamestown – Memorable Moments (2007, TV Movie), State of the Black Union: Jamestown – The First 400 Years (2007, TV Movie), State of the Black Union: Jamestown – The Next 400 Years (2007, TV Movie), Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007), All-American Presidential Forums on PBS Moderated by Tavis Smiley (2007, TV Movie), Dancing with the Stars (2005, TV Show), Everybody Hates Chris (2005, TV Show), The Boondocks (2005, TV Show), The Colbert Report (2005, TV Show), Tavis Smiley (2004, TV Show), Real Time with Bill Maher (2003, TV Show), Urban Style (2003, TV Show), Last Call with Carson Daly (2002, TV Show), Democracy Now! (2001, TV Show), One Special Moment (2001, TV Movie), 31st NAACP Image Awards (2000, TV Show), The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999, TV Show), 30th NAACP Image Awards (1999, TV Show), Fox and Friends (1998, TV Show), The Roseanne Show (1998, TV Show), BET Tonight (1998, TV Show), Hardball with Chris Matthews (1997, TV Show), The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996, TV Show), The O’Reilly Factor (1996, TV Show), This Week (1996, TV Show), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992, TV Show), Charlie Rose (1991, TV Show), Larry King Live (1985, TV Show), Jeopardy! (1984, TV Show), Good Morning America (1975, TV Show), Face the Nation (1954, TV Show), Today (1952, TV Show), Meet the Press (1947, TV Show), Stand (-)
Tavis Smiley Quote: Jamestown changed the world in many ways, but perhaps it shaped our nation most profoundly the day Africans arrived. I can’t think of a more relevant place to talk about the issues facing our community today than the place where African culture became American culture. View More Tavis Smiley Quotes

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