James Baldwin (I) (1924–1987)


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James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for 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 Where the Heart Is (novel "If Beale Street Could Talk")
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... (novel)
 1984 Go Tell It on the Mountain (adapted from the novel by)
 1969 Blues für Mister Charlie (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Quest (TV Series) (novel 'Another Country' - 1 episode)
- Eulogy (1963) ... (novel 'Another Country')
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Other Works:

His play, "The Amen Corner", was performed at the Tricycle Theatre in London, England with Carmen Munroe and Clarke Peters in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Jimmy
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Personal Quote:

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. See more »

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Pictured on a 37¢ USA commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 23 June 2004. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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