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Gordon Parks Jr. (1934–1979)

Gordon Parks Jr. was born on December 7, 1934 as Gordon Roger Parks. He is known for his work on Super Fly (1972), Three the Hard Way (1974) and Aaron Loves Angela (1975). He died on April 3, 1979 in Kenya. See full bio »

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(age 44) in Kenya

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Cameraman Peter Gilfillian and three others, including director Gordon Parks Jr., were killed in a plane crash while filming Revenge in Kenya. He was the son of venerable filmmaker Gordon Parks, who was the first black director to helm a studio movie. Parks followed in his father's footsteps before dying at age 44. See more »

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