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James Baskett (1904–1948)


James Baskett was born on February 16, 1904 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Song of the South (1946), Revenge of the Zombies (1943) and Policy Man (1938). He was married to Margaret. He died on July 9, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Song of the South Uncle Remus / Br'er Fox (voice)
(1946)
(1943)
Policy Man Actor
(1938)
Harlem Is Heaven Money Johnson
(1932)

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 1946 Song of the South
Uncle Remus / Br'er Fox (voice)
 1944 The Heavenly Body
Porter (uncredited)
 1943 Revenge of the Zombies
Lazarus
 1941 Dumbo
Fat Crow (voice, uncredited)
 1940 Comes Midnight (as James Baskette)
 1939 Straight to Heaven
First Detective
 1938 Policy Man (as Jimmie Baskette)
 1938 Gone Harlem (as Jimmie Baskette)
 1933 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (Short)
Vocalist (uncredited)
 1932 Harlem Is Heaven
Money Johnson (as Jimmy Baskette)
 1929 Sending a Wire (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Jimmie Baskett | James Baskette | Jimmie Baskette | Jimmy Baskette
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His portrayal of Uncle Remus in "Song of the South" was the crowning achievement of his career, for which he won an honorary Academy Award. Ironically, his performance cannot be seen in its entirety in the United States, as the Walt Disney Co. will not release the entire film on the home video market because of the controversial nature of the film, which was denounced as racist by the NAACP when ... See more »

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