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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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(2015 to 2016 season) His play, "Blues for Mister Charlie," was performed at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Brian McEleney was director. Michael McGarty was set designer. Toni Spadafora was costume designer. Byron Winn was lighting designer. Peter Sasha Hurowitz was sound designer. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid: the state of being alone. See more »

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At DeWitt Clinton High School he was literary editor of the school newspaper Magpie. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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