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Charles Fuller was born on March 5, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Henry Fuller Jr. He is a writer and producer, known for A Soldier's Story (1984), Zooman (1995) and Love Songs (1999). He was previously married to Miriam A. Nesbitt. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Soldier's Story
(1984)
Zooman
Zooman Writer
(1995)
Love Songs
Love Songs Writer
(1999)

Filmography

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 1999 Love Songs (TV Movie) (written by - segments "A Love Song for Champ", "A Love Song for Jean and Ellis", "A Love Song for Dad")
 1998 The Wall (TV Movie) (written by - segment "The Badge")
 1995 Zooman (TV Movie) (play "Zooman and the Sign") / (screenplay)
 1987 A Gathering of Old Men (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1984 A Soldier's Story (play "A Soldier's Play") / (screenplay)
 1980 The Sky Is Gray (TV Movie) (teleplay)
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 1999 Love Songs (TV Movie) (producer)
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 2014 The Legacy Project (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- Charles Fuller with Lynn Nottage (2014) ... Himself
 1999 March to Freedom (Video documentary short)
Himself - Screenwriter 'A Soldier's Story'
 1986 The Core of the Apple (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author of Soldier's Story
- Blacks in the Media and Performing Arts (1986) ... Himself - Author of Soldier's Story
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A Solider's Play produced 1981, by The Negro Ensemble Company at Theatre Four in New York City. Directed by Douglas Turner Ward. See more »
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What I didn't know before the screenplay of A Soldier's Story (1984) was that writing for films is like riding in a bus where every traveler (justifiably) has a say in where the bus (movie) is going. Writing plays is like riding a motorcycle - you are in charge of where the play goes - and while you may have someone enjoying the trip with you, (a producer or director) motorcycles can only hold a ... See more »

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Won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "A Soldier's Play".

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