SELF MADE on @NetflixUK: Who is in the cast of #selfmade on #?

SELF MADE has finally arrived on , telling the true story of Madam CJ Walker. But who is in the cast of the new series?

PUBLISHED: 19:36, Fri, Mar 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 19:49, Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam CJ Walker tells the tale of how one woman overcame hostile turn-of-the-century America to became a hair care pioneer and the US' first female black self-made millionaire. The four-part drama will delve into how she got her success, with all episodes now released on . Here's everything you need to know about the cast.

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Who is in the cast of Self Made on ? Sarah Breedlove, aka Madam CJ Walker - Octavia Spencer

Actress Octavia Spencer will be taking on the title role of Madam CJ Walker who, before she was married, was called Sarah Breedlov.
Describing her character, said: “Against all odds, Walker overcame post-slavery racial and gender biases, personal betrayals, and business rivalries to build a ground-breaking brand that revolutionised black haircare, as she simultaneously fought for social change.”
Spencer has been in a plethora of shows and films over the years and won herself an Oscar for a supporting role in The Help.
She was also nominated for an Oscar for her parts in Hidden Figures and The Shape of Water.
Besides from these, Spencer has been in Ma, Allegiant, Truth Be Told, The Shack and Red Band Society.

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Self made netflixActress Octavia Spencer is playing Madam CJ Walker in Self Made. (Image: )

Netflix self madeActress Tiffany Haddish is playing Lelia in Self Made on . (Image: )

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Self Made on : Who was Madam CJ Walker?
Lelia - Tiffany Haddish

Actress Tiffany Haddish will play Madam CJ Walker's daughter in Self Made Lelia.
She is the daughter of Walker's first husband whom she married when she was just 14 so she could escape from an abusive home.
Her father died when she was little and later took her step-father's name.
Haddish is a stand-up comedian and has starred in movies

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