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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)
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... (novel)
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His play, "Giovanni's Room," was performed at the Drill Hall Theatre in London, England with Bette Bourne, Ed Vassallo, and Peter Gaitens in the cast. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »
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The responsibility of a writer is to excavate the experience of the people who produced him. 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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