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Charles Gordone


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Cleveland-born actor, director, producer, and playwright whose plays include No Place to Be Somebody (1969, Pulitzer Prize), a dark comedy about blacks in a rundown Greenwich Village saloon, whose owner is determined to be free of the local white Mafia; The Last Chord (1976), a melodrama with a related plot; and Gordone Is Muthah (1970), almost a one-man show.

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