Canada Lee Overview:

Actor, Canada Lee, was born James C. Canegata on Mar 3, 1907 in New York City, NY. Lee died at the age of 45 on May 9, 1952 in New York City, NY .



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: Blacklisted Actor, Civil Rights Activist, Benefactor

By Judy on Feb 6, 2016 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

In 1940, a white kid shows up at actor ’s door in Harlem. Lee knows him, met the lonely teenager backstage while starring in Broadway’s Native Son. The kid asks to stay; Lee says yes, lets him remain a year. Introduces the kid to the lights of the Harlem Renaissance, loans him ... Read full article

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Victim of the blacklisting era of the 1950s.

Fought as a professional boxer from 1926-1933.

Compiled a professional boxing record of 33-31-7 with 13 knockouts.

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