Date of Birth:
16 February 1904
James Baskett played in 2 movies in the Animation, Family, Music, Music genres.
James Baskett got succeed with average imdb rating 7.4.
Won a special Academy Award for his performance as Uncle Remus in Disney's _Song of the South (1946)_ (qv).First African-American male actor to be awarded an Academy Award.Well-known old-time radio performer, especially for the role of "Gabby Gibson" on the Amos 'n' Andy Show.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 the United States, as the Walt Disney... Read more