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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), American Playhouse (1981) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018). He died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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 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)
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Other Works:

His play, "Another Country", was performed at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with Rupert Everett, Joshua Le Touzel, David Parfitt, Christopher Villiers and David William in the cast. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

You write in order to change the world, knowing perfectly well that you probably can't, but also knowing that literature is indispensable to the world... The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way ... people look at reality, then you can change it. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 59-61. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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