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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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Known For

I Am Not Your Negro
(2016)
American Playhouse
(1985)
Bamboozled
Bamboozled Miscellaneous Crew
(2000)

Filmography

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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 in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with BeBe Drake, Amad Jackson, Iona Morris, Lou Myers, Portia Realer, Riley Roberts, Pamela Shaddock, Michele Shay, Dick Anthony Williams, Felicia Wilson, and Hattie ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

That the western world has forgotten that such a thing as the moral choice exists, my history, my flesh and my soul bear witness. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on a 37¢ USA commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 23 June 2004. See more »

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