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James Agee

Born: Nov 27, 1909

Death: May 16, 1955

Birthplace: Knoxville

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

James Agee

Date of Birth : Nov 27, 1909
Date of Death : May 16, 1955
Birth Place : Knoxville

James Rufus Agee was an American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the U.S. His autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family, won the author a posthumous 1958 Pulitzer Prize.


  • Writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Journalist
  • Author
  • Poet
  • Film critic

Also known as

  • James Rufus Agee


  • Hugh James Agee
  • Laura Whitman Tyler


  • Olivia Saunders
  • Mia Agee
  • Alma Mailman


  • Joel Agee
  • John Agee
  • Andrea Agee
  • Teresa Agee

Awards Won

  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
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