AKA Richard Bruce Nugent
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Location of death: Hoboken, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Gay
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Harlem Renaissance writer
A Bohemian and key figure of the Harlem Renaissance, his writings (including poems, plays, and stories) often involved gay themes quite controversial in the African-American community at the time. With Romare Bearden he helped found the Harlem Cultural Council.
Wife: Grace Elisabeth Marr (m. 1952, d. 1969)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Before Stonewall (15-Sep-1984) · Himself
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