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James Baskett
Birth: Feb. 16, 1904
Death: Jul. 9, 1948

Actor. Beloved for his portrayal of the character "Uncle Remus" in the Disney film "Song of the South". 
 
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 Parents:
  John Baskett (1869 - 1921)

Cause of death: Heart disease 
Inscription:
Dedicated to the memory of
Indianapolis native
James Baskett
For his academy award winning
Portrayal of master storyteller
Uncle Remus in Walt Disney's
1946 movie, "Song of the South"
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec: 37, Lot: 602
GPS (lat/lon): 39.82295, -86.17638
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- Roses♥
 Added: Apr. 23, 2015
I was one of an entire generation of children who will always remember your wonderful character in Song of the South. So glad you were recognized with an Academy Award for your delightful performance. And sorry that you left us so soon. A very talented...(Read more)
- Em
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
Happy Birthday. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
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