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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), The Cotton Club (1984) and Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (1989). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1984 The Cotton Club (choreographer)
 1978 The Wiz (Video) (choreographer)
 1976 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) (staged and choreographed by - 1 episode)
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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)
 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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"Things That Lovers Do," an original play based on the music album of the same name by Chante Moore (as Chante) and Kenny Lattimore, and directed by Tony winner George Faison, and featured Chante and Kenny, and also Kym Whitley, and Clifton Powell, in a 13 city theatrical tour to cities such as Richmond, Virginia; New York City... 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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