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Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Notasulga, Alabama, USA. She was a writer and director, known for Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005), The Gilded Six Bits (2001) and Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 (1940). She was married to Albert Price III and Herbert Sheen. She died on January 28, 1960 in Saint ... See full bio »

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 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) (novel)
 2001 The Gilded Six Bits (Short) (story)
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 1940 Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 (Documentary short) (onsite project director)
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 2008 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1999 I'll Make Me a World (TV Mini-Series documentary)

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Her revue, "Spunk-Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurston," was performed at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with JoNell Kennedy, Shari A. Seals, and Ellis Foster in the cast. The director was Donald Douglass. See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Articles | See more »

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Member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. See more »

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