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James Baldwin (I) (1924–1987)

James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Where the Heart Is (1998), The Statue of Liberty (1985) and Baldwin's Nigger (1968). He died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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 1998 Where the Heart Is (novel "If Beale Street Could Talk")
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
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His play, "The Amen Corner," was performed in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with BeBe Drake, Amad Jackson, Iona Morris, Lou Myers, Portia Realer, Riley Roberts, Pamela Shaddock, Michele Shay, Dick Anthony Williams, Felicia Wilson, and Hattie ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »
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The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid: the state of being alone. See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 59-61. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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