Joseph A. Walker Death
Joseph passed away on January 25, 2003 at the age of 67.
When did Joseph A. Walker die?January 25, 2003
How old was Joseph A. Walker when died?67
Joseph A. Walker Birthday and Date of Death
Joseph A. Walker was born on February 24, 1935 and died on January 25, 2003. Joseph was 67 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: February 24, 1935
Date of Death: January 25, 2003
Age at Death: 67
Joseph A. Walker - Biography
Joseph Alexander Walker (February 24, 1935–January 25, 2003) was an American playwright and screenwriter, theater director, actor and professor. He is best known for writing The River Niger, a three-act play that was originally produced Off-Broadway in 1972 by the Negro Ensemble Company, before being transferred to Broadway in 1973 and then adapted into a 1976 film of the same name starring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson. In 1974, Walker became the first African-American writer to win the Tony Award, being honored for The River Niger. The playwright previously won an Obie Award during that play's 1972–73 Off-Broadway run.