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Frederick O'Neal, [17 June 1958]

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Identifier: 03_09_1958
1 3x5 postcard of the actor


  • [17 June 1958]


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From the Series: 12 boxes (Carl Van Vechten Collection of African-American Arts & Letters)

Biographical information

Frederick Douglas O'Neal was born 27 August 1905 in Brooksville, Mississippi. He made his stage debut in the 1940s and went on to act in film and television. He was the first black president of the Actors' Equity Association (1964-1973). He co-founded Harlem's American Negro Theatre in 1940 and the British Negro Theatre. He died 25 August 1992.


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Part of the Millersville University Special Collections Repository

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