Biography

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Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Gordon Parks, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 13

Birthday 1912-11-30

Day of Death 2006-03-07

Place of Birth Fort Scott, Kansas, United States

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1987 Moments Without Proper Names Director
1984 Solomon Northup's Odyssey Director
1976 Leadbelly Director
1974 The Super Cops Director
1972 Shaft's Big Score! Director
1971 Shaft Director
1969 The Learning Tree Director
1968 The World of Piri Thomas Director
1964 Flavio Director

Acting

2005 How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)
2002 BaadAsssss Cinema as Himself
2000 Shaft as Lenox Lounge Patron
1971 Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location as Himself

Writing

1987 Moments Without Proper Names Writer
1969 The Learning Tree Screenplay Novel
1964 Flavio Writer

Sound

1972 Shaft's Big Score! Original Music Composer
1969 The Learning Tree Original Music Composer

Production

1969 The Learning Tree Producer

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