Genius (2017 - 2019)



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A dramatic series about the lives of those deemed genius from Ron Howard and Brian Glazer.

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2019, National Geographic, 0 episodes

Critics Consensus: An impressive performance from Antonio Banderas rescues Genius: Picasso from condensed melodrama.

2018, National Geographic, 10 episodes

Critics Consensus: Buoyed by a superb performance from Geoffrey Rush, Genius is a compelling origin story of one of history's most renowned scientists.

2017, National Geographic, 10 episodes


Geoffrey Rush
as Albert Einstein (older)
Antonio Banderas
as Pablo Picasso (older)
Cynthia Erivo
as Aretha Franklin
Johnny Flynn
as Albert Einstein (younger)
Alex Rich
as Pablo Picasso (younger)
Malcolm Barrett
as Ted White
Emily Watson
as Elsa Einstein
Michael McElhatton
as Dr. Philipp Lenard
Patrice Covington
as Erma Franklin
Seth Gabel
as Michele Besso
Samantha Colley
as Mileva Maric
Richard Topol
as Fritz Haber
Vincent Kartheiser
as Raymond Geist
Rebecca Naomi Jones
as Carolyn Franklin
T.R. Knight
as J. Edgar Hoover
Alex Richardson
as Young Picasso
Sanai Victoria
as Little Re
Clémence Poésy
as Françoise Gilot
Robert Sheehan
as Carlos Casagemas
Poppy Delevingne
as Marie-Thérèse Walter
Aisling Franciosi
as Fernande Olivier
Sebastian Roche
as Emile Gilot
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