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Ralph Ellison (1914–1994)

Ralph Ellison was born on March 1, 1914 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Ralph Waldo Ellison. He was a writer, known for American Masters (1985), The Fifties (1997) and New Release (1965). He was married to Fanny McConnell and Rose Poindexter. He died on April 16, 1994 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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The Fifties Writer
New Release Himself


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 2002 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (novel "Invisible Man" - 1 episode)
- Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (2002) ... (novel "Invisible Man")
 1997 The Fifties (TV Mini-Series documentary) (novel "Invisible Man" - 1 episode)
- The Rage Within (1997) ... (novel "Invisible Man")
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 1995 Richard Wright: Black Boy (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 New Release (TV Series)
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 2018 Won't You Be My Neighbor? (Documentary)

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Other Works:

Novel: "Juneteenth"

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

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Pictured on a USA 91¢ commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 18 February 2014. The 91¢ rate paid the three-ounce rate implemented January 2014, when the one-ounce rate was increased to 49¢. See more »

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