As per our current Database, James Baskett has been died on Jul 9, 1948 (age 44).
When James Baskett die, James Baskett was 44 years old.
|Popular As||James Baskett|
|Age||44 years old|
|Born||February 16, 1904 (Indianapolis, IN)|
James Baskett’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
James Baskett was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
He was the first actor of African descent to win an Academy Award for his portrayal of Uncle Remus in the 1946 Disney film Song of the South, in which he sang the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah."
He started his film career in all-black movies that were filmed in New York including the 1932 picture Harlem is Heaven.
He provided his voice for the role of Preacher Crow in the 1940 animated feature Dumbo.
He had a wife named Margaret and he was a cousin of fellow actor Bill Cobbs.
He started his acting career beside the musician Louis Armstrong on Broadway in Hot Chocolates.