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James Agee

  • Birth 27 Nov 1909 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 16 May 1955 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 7066390

Author, Motion Picture Screenwriter. He wrote the books, "A Death In The Family" (1957), which was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1958 and adapted for the stage as "All The Way Home" (1960), and "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men." He wrote the film scripts for the motion pictures "Face To Face" (1952), "The African Queen" (1951), "Night Of The Hunter" (1955), and "The Quiet One" (1949).

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  • Added: 9 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7066390
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Agee (27 Nov 1909–16 May 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7066390, citing Agee Family Farm, Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .