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Gordon Parks (Gordon Alexander Parks)

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Biography

Fort Scott, Kansas, USA
The pre-eminent American photojournalist of sub-Saharan descent. An acclaimed photographer for Life magazine from the late 40s through late 60s, he turned to directing films, his second of which, the blaxploitation movie Shaft (1971), achieved success at the box office. In 1989 his first film effort, The Learning Tree (1969), was selected among the first 25 films so honored, by the U.S. Library of Congress to be preserved in the National Film Registry for all time. Read more...

Actor

Character: Lenox Lounge Patron / Mr. P

Shaft 2000

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Character: Henry H. Garnet

Lincoln 1992

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Character: Herself - In Memoriam Tribute

The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2007

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Character: Himself

The Dick Cavett Show 1968

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Character: Himself

Family Portrait 2004

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