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)


Parks, Gordon