Definition of Parks, Gordon in English:

Parks, Gordon

proper noun

  • (1912–2006), US photographer, writer, movie director, and composer; full name Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks. He worked as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration 1941–44 before becoming a photojournalist for Life magazine 1949–70. He wrote The Learning Tree (1963), Born Black (1971), and Shannon (1981) and directed the movies Shaft (1971) and The Super Cops (1974).

Pronunciation

Parks, Gordon

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