Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks

Born Nov 30, 1912
  • Photographer, Actor, Film Director, Poet, Journalist, Novelist, Writer, Author, Film Score Composer
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film, Shaft.

Gordon Parks Stats

Nickname

: Gordon Alexander Parks, Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks, Gordon Parks Sr., Parks, Gordon

Profession

: Photographer, Actor, Film Director, Poet, Journalist, Novelist, Writer, Author, Film Score Composer

Ethnicity

: African American

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: 1912-11-30

Place of Birth

: Fort Scott

Date of Death

: Mar 7, 2006

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Cancer
Appearances

Gordon Parks Film Roles

  1. An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story
    An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story
  2. Half Past Autumn
  3. How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It)
    How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It)
  4. Shaft
    Mr. P #2
    Shaft
  5. Shaft's Big Score
    Croupier

Gordon Parks Film Director

  1. Shaft
  2. Shaft's Big Score
  3. The Learning Tree
  4. Leadbelly
  5. The Super Cops
    The Super Cops
  6. Super Fly
    Super Fly
  7. Moments Without Proper Names
  8. Flavio
  9. Solomon Northup's Odyssey
    Solomon Northup's Odyssey

Gordon Parks Film Producer

  1. The Learning Tree

Gordon Parks Film Appearances

  1. An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story
    An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story
  2. How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It)
    How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It)
  3. Moments Without Proper Names