James Baldwin (I) (1924–1987)


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James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for 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 Where the Heart Is (novel "If Beale Street Could Talk")
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... (novel)
 1984 Go Tell It on the Mountain (adapted from the novel by)
 1963 Quest (TV Series) (novel 'Another Country' - 1 episode)
- Eulogy (1963) ... (novel 'Another Country')
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Other Works:

(1994-1995 season) His play, "Blues for Mr. Charlie," was performed in a play reading at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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[observation, 1968] Sidney Poitier, as a black artist and a man, is up against the infantile, furtive sexuality of this country. Both he and Harry Belafonte are sex symbols, though no one dares to admit that, still less use them as any of the Hollywood he-men are used. See more »

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 59-61. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

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