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 (1980). 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)
 1969 Blues für Mister Charlie (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Quest (TV Series) (novel 'Another Country' - 1 episode)
- Eulogy (1963) ... (novel 'Another Country')
 1962 Un étranger dans le village (TV Short documentary) (essay "A Stranger in the Village", 1953)
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Other Works:

(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 | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

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The responsibility of a writer is to excavate the experience of the people who produced him. See more »

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Graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in New York See more »

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Leo

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