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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 2nd House (1973). 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
2nd House 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)
 1976 2nd House (TV Series)
- The Story of the W.P.A (1976) ... Himself
 1966 New Release (TV Series)
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 2019 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me (2019) ... Himself
 2018 Won't You Be My Neighbor? (Documentary)

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Novel: "Juneteenth"

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

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He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1985 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C. See more »

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