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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 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 Winston in the cast. ... See more »

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You write in order to change the world, knowing perfectly well that you probably can't, but also knowing that literature is indispensable to the world... The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way ... people look at reality, then you can change it. 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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