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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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Stage: His play, "The Amen Corner", was performed at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Claudia McNeil, Antonio Fargas, Julius Harris, Minnie Gentry, Leu Camacho, Helen Martin, Georgia Burke and Richard Ward in the cast. Lloyd Richards was the director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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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 »

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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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