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James Edwards (I) (1918–1970)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack

Pioneering actor who was among Hollywood's first - years ahead of Sidney Poitier - to crush the Stepin Fetchit stereotype of black males as shiftless illiterates. Although in some pictures Edwards ... read full biography
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Mar 6, 1918 (died Jan 4, 1970) | 6' 1" (1.85m)
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Self (2 titles)
This Is Your Life (1957)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1957) Himself (1 episode, 1957)   See fewer
Frank Lovejoy (Oct 16, 1957) Himself Himself   See fewer
Toast of the Town (1951)
(TV Series) - Himself - Actor / Audience Bow (1 episode, 1951) Himself - Actor / Audience Bow (1 episode, 1951)   See fewer
Episode #4.18 (Jan 14, 1951) Season 4, Episode 18 - Himself - Actor / Audience Bow Himself - Actor / Audience Bow   See fewer
Archive Footage (5 titles)
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004)
(Video) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Classified X (1998)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood (1998)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Hollywood and the Stars (1964)
(TV Series) - Private Peter Moss (clip from Home of the Brave (1949)) (1 episode, 1964) Private Peter Moss (clip from Home of the Brave (1949)) (1 episode, 1964)   See fewer
The Angry Screen (Feb 10, 1964) Season 1, Episode 20 - Private Peter Moss (clip from Home of the Brave (1949)) (archive footage) (uncredited) Private Peter Moss (clip from Home of the Brave (1949)) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Thunder Over Sangoland (1955)
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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