As per our current Database, James Baldwin has been died on Dec 1, 1987 (age 63).
When James Baldwin die, James Baldwin was 63 years old.
|Popular As||James Baldwin|
|Age||63 years old|
|Born||August 2, 1924 (New York City, NY)|
|Town/City||New York City, NY|
James Baldwin’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
James Baldwin was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
Influential 20th-century author whose works explore themes of race, class, and sexual orientation. His most famous novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, was published in 1953.
He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx and worked on the school newspaper with co-editor Richard Avedon. He had a brief stint with religion in his mid-teens, becoming a Pentecostal preacher at the young age of fourteen and leaving the church three years later.
He was a prominent figure in the American Civil Rights Movement; he graced the May 1963 cover of Time magazine.
He was raised by his mother, Emma Berdis Jones, and his stepfather, David Baldwin. In 1948, he fled to Paris to come to terms with his homosexual orientation and to escape American prejudice against gays and African-Americans.
He was good friends with legendary actor, Marlon Brando.