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Paul Robeson (Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson)

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Biography

Princeton, New Jersey, USA
This handsome, eloquent and highly charismatic actor became one of the foremost interpreters of Eugene O'Neill's plays and one of the most treasured names in song during the first half of the twentieth century. He also courted disdain and public controversy for most of his career as a staunch Cold War-era advocate for human rights. While the backlash of his civil rights activities and left-wing ideology left him embittered and practically ruined his career, he remains today a durable symbol of racial pride and consciousness. Read more...

Actor

Character: Brutus Jones

The Emperor Jones 1933

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Character: John 'Johnny' Zinga

Song of Freedom 1936

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Character: Cpl. Jericho Jackson

Jericho 1937

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Character: Himself

Monitor 1958

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Character: Himself

La neuvième 2004

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Character: Himself - Singer

When Coal Was King 0

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