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Ralph Ellison (1914–1994)

Ralph Ellison was born on March 1, 1914 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Ralph Waldo Ellison. He was a writer, known for American Masters (1985), The Fifties (1997) and Richard Wright: Black Boy (1995). He was married to Fanny McConnell and Rose Poindexter. He died on April 16, 1994 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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American Masters
The Fifties
The Fifties Writer


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 2002 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (novel "Invisible Man" - 1 episode)
- Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (2002) ... (novel "Invisible Man")
 1997 The Fifties (TV Mini-Series documentary) (novel "Invisible Man" - 1 episode)
- The Rage Within (1997) ... (novel "Invisible Man")
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 1995 Richard Wright: Black Boy (TV Movie documentary)

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Novel: "Juneteenth"

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

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Pictured on a USA 91¢ commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 18 February 2014. The 91¢ rate paid the three-ounce rate implemented January 2014, when the one-ounce rate was increased to 49¢. See more »

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