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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 I Am Not Your Negro (2016), À la place du coeur (1998) and The Statue of Liberty (1985). He died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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Known For

I Am Not Your Negro
À la place du coeur
The Statue of Liberty
Baldwin's Nigger


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 1998 À la place du coeur (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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Other Works:

His play, "Another Country", was performed at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with Rupert Everett, Joshua Le Touzel, David Parfitt, Christopher Villiers and David William in the cast. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[in the run-up to the 1980 Presidential election] In a couple of days, blacks may be using the vote to outwit the Final Solution.Yes. The Final Solution.No black person can afford to forget that the history of this country is genocidal from where the buffalo once roamed to where our ancestors were slaughtered - from New Orleans to New York, from Birmingham to Boston, and to the Caribbean and to ... See more »


Graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in New York See more »

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