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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 1996
Born: December 26, 1931 Cause of Death: chronic illness
Birth Place: Americus, Georgia, USA Profession: Writer ...
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He was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for best drama for his play "Ceremonies in Dark Old Mem" in 1969

He was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1972 for "Sounder"

Inducted into the Black Film Makers Hall of Fame in 1979

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