Gordon Parks

Biography

Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.

6 titles Directing Writing Acting

Moments Without Proper Names

1987 · Director

7.7

Solomon Northup's Odyssey

1984 · Director

7.1

Leadbelly

1976 · Director

6.6

The Super Cops

1974 · Director

6.1

Shaft's Big Score!

1972 · Director

6.6

Shaft

1971 · Director

7.1

The Learning Tree

1969 · Director

The World of Piri Thomas

1968 · Director

1 titles Directing Writing Acting

7.1

The Learning Tree

1969 · Screenplay, Novel

1 titles Directing Writing Acting

5.9

Shaft

2000 · Lenox Lounge Patron