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James Watson was born on April 6, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James Dewey Watson. He is known for his work on Horizon (1964), Our Genes/Our Choices (2003) and Panorama (1953). He has been married to Elizabeth Lewis since 1968. They have two children. See full bio »

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Horizon Writer
Our Genes/Our Choices Miscellaneous Crew
Panorama Himself


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 1987 Horizon (TV Series documentary) (book "The Race for the Double Helix" - 1 episode)
- The Race for the Double Helix (1987) ... (book "The Race for the Double Helix")
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 2003 Our Genes/Our Choices (TV Movie documentary) (project advisor)
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 2019 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- James Watson: Decoding Watson (2019) ... Himself
 2015 Evening Urgant (TV Series)
- James Watson (2015) ... Himself
 2013 Sekai no eichi 6 nin ga kataru mirai e no teigen (TV Mini-Series)
Himself (as Jêmuzu Watoson)
 1974-2008 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
- The President's Guide to Science (2008) ... Himself (as Dr James Watson)
- The Race for the Double Helix (1974) ... Himself
 2005 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 December 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2003 The Daily Show (TV Series)
- Erica Jong (2003) ... Himself (as Dr. James Watson)
 1988 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- Choosing the Future - The Genetic Revolution (1988) ... Himself (as Dr. James Watson)
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 2013 Great Scientists in Their Own Words: The Code of Life (TV Movie documentary)
 2010 Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Biologist
- Asking Big Questions (2010) ... Himself - Biologist
 2007 Endgame (Video documentary)
 2004 Double Helix: The DNA Years (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Rosalind Franklin: DNA's Dark Lady (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jêmuzu Watoson | Dr James Watson | Dr. James Watson

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Earned a Ph.D. degree in Zoology in 1950 from Indiana University. See more »

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