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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 The Fifties (1997), American Masters (1985) 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
The Fifties Writer
American Masters
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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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Novel: "Juneteenth"

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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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