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Thomas Dixon Jr. (1864–1946)

American novelist, writer and minister Thomas Dixon was born in Shelby, NC. His father was a Baptist minister and, by inheritance, a slave-owner. As a young boy Dixon helped out on the farms the family owned; although he would later say he detested farm labor, he admitted that it helped him to better understand the life of the working class ... See full bio »

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 1937 Nation Aflame (story - as Thomas Dixon Author of 'Birth of a Nation')
 1925 The Champion of Lost Causes (scenario - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1924 The Painted Lady (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1924 The Foolish Virgin (novel - as Thomas Dixon)
 1923 Mark of the Beast (writer - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1922 Thelma (adaptation)
 1921 Bring Him In (adaptation - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1921 Wing Toy (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1919 Bolshevism on Trial (novel "Comrades" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1918 The One Woman (novel - as Thomas Dixon)
 1916 The Foolish Virgin (novel - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1916 The Fall of a Nation (novel - as Thomas Dixon) / (screenplay - as Thomas Dixon)
 1915 The Birth of a Nation (adapted from his novel: "The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.) / (novel "The Leopard's Spots" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.) / (play "The Clansman" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote / produced "A Man of the People", produced on Broadway. Historical drama. Directed by Augustin Duncan. Bijou Theatre: 7 Sep 1920-Sep 1920 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: W.J. Brady (as "Edwin M. Stanton"), Howard Claney (as "A Telegraph Operator"; Broadway debut), Redfield Clarke (as "Henry Raymond"), ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

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Thomas Dixon Author of 'Birth of a Nation' | Thomas F. Dixon Jr. | Thomas Dixon | Tom Dixon


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Children with Bussey: Jordan, Louise, and Thomas.

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