Biography

James Arthur Baldwin was an African-American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son, explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America, and their inevitable if unnameable tensions.

James Arthur Baldwin was an African-American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son, explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America, and their inevitable if unnameable tensions.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 7

Birthday 1924-08-02

Day of Death 1987-12-01

Place of Birth Harlem, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Bobby Kennedy for President(4 episodes) as Himself (archive footage)
2017 I Am Not Your Negro as Himself (archive footage)
1989 James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket as Himself
1968 Baldwin's Nigger as Himself
1964 Take This Hammer as Himself

Writing

2018 If Beale Street Could TalkNovel
2017 I Am Not Your NegroWriter
1984 Go Tell It On The MountainWriter

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