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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), If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) and American Playhouse (1981). He died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk (based on the book by)
 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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(2011 to 2012 season) His play, "The Amen Corner," was performed in a Penumbra Theatre Company and Guthrie Theater presentation production at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, Wurtele Thrust Stage, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joe Dowling was artistic director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually. See more »

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

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