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James L. White (1947–2015)

James L. White was born on November 15, 1947 in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, USA. He was a writer, known for Ray (2004), Untitled Dinah Washington Biopic and Empress of the Blues. He was married to Elizabeth White. He died on July 23, 2015 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2009 Tales from the Script (Documentary)
 2005 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
- Episode #1.41 (2005) ... Himself

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Ray: A Tribute to the Movie, the Music, and the Man by James L. White & Taylor Hackford

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Jimmy White

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Special recognition at the 25th Annual Tree of Life Awards for outstanding screen writing for Ray.

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