RIP James Bellah
Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2016
May 22, 1931 - December 29, 2015 James was an educator, actor, and author. His works include: The Avenger Tapes (co-author), Imperial Express, Stood A Man and his book of poems, The Orchards of Lang Syne. He acted in the TV Series, Family Theatre and The Man Behind The Gun. He taught writing at UCLA. James attended the Hill School in Pottstown, PA (1948-1949), Johns Hopkins University and UCLA. James served as a corporal in the United States Army from May 1953 - February 1955, serving in the Korean War; the California State Military Forces (LTC); the National Guard Association of California; and Reserve Officers Association of the United States. He was a proud member of the St. Andrews Society. Survivors include daughters Ariadne Bellah and Jenephyr James, brothers, John Bellah and Stephen Bellah, and sister, Ann Bellah Copeland. His wife, Ursula Pearson Bellah predeceased him in 2006. His remains are interred at the Riverside National Cemetery.
Born: 5/22/1931, U.S.A.
Died: 12/29/2015, Gardena, California, U.S.A.
James Bellah’s western – screenwriter:
The Soul of Nigger Charlie - 1972