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Vito Russo (I) (1946–1990)


Vito Russo was involved with many important projects in the early history of the gay and lesbian movement, and he was there fighting for change until his death from complications caused by AIDS in 1990 at the age of 44. A New York native, Russo was one of the earliest activists to study the media's impact on our lives and recognize that media ... See full bio »

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Known For

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt Storyteller (story subject: Jeffrey Sevcik)
(1990)
The Celluloid Closet
(1995)
Letters from Home
(1996)
Voices from the Front
(1992)

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 1996 Letters from Home (Short)
 1995 The Celluloid Closet (Documentary) (book)
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Graduated Fairleigh Dickinson University

Star Sign:

Cancer

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