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George Faison

George Faison was born on December 21, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is known for his work on The Josephine Baker Story (1991), Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (1989) and The Cotton Club (1984). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

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 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1984 The Cotton Club (choreographer)
 1978 The Wiz (Video) (choreographer)
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 1989 Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie)
Emcee in Harlem Club
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 1989 Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (TV Movie) (creator)
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 1978 The Wiz (Video) (stager: musical numbers)
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 2012/II Papa (Short) (the producers wish to thank)
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 1989 Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (TV Movie)
Himself
 1988 Driving Me Crazy (Documentary)
Himself - Choreographer
 1973 Take a Giant Step (TV Series)
Himself - Dancer
- Episode dated 10 February 1973 (1973) ... Himself - Dancer

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Other Works:

"Heaven and the Homeboy," original musical; music and lyrics by Shelton Becton; book by Richard Wesley; directed and choreographed by George Faison; at the TheatreFest Festival of New Works, Montclair, New Jersey, USA. See more »
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Won Broadway's 1975 Tony Award as Best Choreographer for "The Wiz." He was also nominated in the same catehory in 1983 for "Porgy and Bess."

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