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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson (April 9, 1898 - January 23, 1976) was an American concert bass-baritone, athlete, actor and political activist. Born in Princeton, New Jersey he was educated at Rutgers College and Columbia University Law School. After briefly practising as a lawyer he left the trade due to racism and instead pursued his acting and singing career.

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Apr 9, 1898 In Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Body and Soul 1925-11-09
Latest Project:
Movie Britain on Film: Black Britain 2017-04-01
Known For
Poster of Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
Poster of Black Shadows on the Silver Screen
Poster of South Africa Uncensored
Poster of Camille
Movie Britain on Film: Black Britain Himself 2017-04-01
Movie Our Paul: Remembering Paul Robeson Self (archival footage) 2007-01-31
Movie Fred Baker - filmmaker Unknown 2007-07-26
Movie Howard Zinn: Voices of a People's History of the United States Self 2006-03-14
Movie Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist Himself (Archival Footage) 2000-01-01
Movie Paul Robeson: Here I Stand Self 1999-02-24
Movie Paul Robeson: Speak of Me as I Am Himself (archive footage) 1998-01-01
Movie Paul Robeson: 20th Century Renaissance Man, Entertainer & Activist Self/Archival Footage 1994-01-01
Movie Musical Comedy Tonight III Unknown 1985-11-22
Movie Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist Himself (archive footage) 1979-01-01
Movie Black Shadows on the Silver Screen Himself (archive footage) 1975-04-19
Movie Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (archive footage) 1975-08-06
Movie Contradictory America. Faith, hope, love and hate. Film 2 Self/Cameo (archive footage) 1973-06-02
Movie Song of the Rivers Voice of Singer 1954-09-17
Movie South Africa Uncensored Narrator 1951-01-01
Movie Mining Review 2nd Year No 11 Himself 1949-01-02
Movie Native Land Narrator 1942-05-11
Movie Tales of Manhattan Luke 1942-08-05
Movie The Proud Valley David Goliath 1940-04-06
Movie King Solomon's Mines Umbopa 1937-06-17
Movie Jericho Cpl. Jericho Jackson 1937-01-01
Movie Big Fella Joe 1937-07-17
Movie Show Boat Joe 1936-05-17
Movie Song of Freedom John 'Johnny' Zinga 1936-08-16
Movie Sanders of the River Bosambo 1935-05-10
Movie The Emperor Jones Brutus Jones 1933-09-29
Movie Borderline Pete Varond 1930-10-13
Movie Camille Alexandre Dumas fils 1926-01-01
Movie Body and Soul Reverend Isaiah T. Jenkins / His brother Sylvester 1925-11-09