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James Baldwin (I) (1924–1987)


James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on I Am Not Your Negro (2016), American Playhouse (1981) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018). He died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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 2016 I Am Not Your Negro (Documentary) (writings)
 1998 À la place du coeur (novel "If Beale Street Could Talk")
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... (novel)
 1963 Quest (TV Series) (novel 'Another Country' - 1 episode)
- Eulogy (1963) ... (novel 'Another Country')
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His play, "The Amen Corner", was performed at the Tricycle Theatre in London, England with Carmen Munroe and Clarke Peters in the cast. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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[on the history of African-Americans in the civil-rights movement] I am proud of these people not because of their color but because of their intelligence and their spiritual force and their beauty. The country should be proud of them too but, alas, not many people in this country even know of their existence. And the reason for this ignorance is that a knowledge of the role these people played -... See more »

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Attended DeWitt Clinton High School with photographer Richard Avedon. See more »

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