Richard Wright before his off-screen death in 'Native Son' (1951)
Richard Wright (1908 - 1960)
Native Son (1951) [Bigger Thomas]: Executed (off-screen) in the electric chair; the movie ends with Richard saying goodbye to Don Dean on death row, but Don's narration suggests that Don is telling the story after the execution. (See also Victor Love in the 1986 version.)
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