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Gordon Parks Jr. (1934–1979)

Gordon Parks Jr. was born as Gordon Roger Parks in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, the son of photographer and filmmaker Gordon Alexander Parks and Sally Alvis. He is best remembered for the successful if controversial crime film "Super Fly" (1972). He worked as a musician and photographer, early on using the name Gordon Rogers to distinguish himself... See full bio »

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(age 44) in Nairobi, Kenya

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Super Fly Director
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(1975)
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 1972 Super Fly (photographer: still sequence)
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 1998 The Hypnotic Eye (TV Series) (dedicatee - 1 episode)
- Deep Ellum Cerebellum (1998) ... (dedicatee)
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 2000 Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (TV Movie documentary)
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Graduated from White Plains High School in 1952. Got his first job in the garment industry. Army service, 1955-56. See more »

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