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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 Driving Me Crazy (1988). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

The Josephine Baker Story
The Josephine Baker Story Miscellaneous Crew
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club Miscellaneous Crew
Driving Me Crazy
Driving Me Crazy Himself - Choreographer


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 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1984 The Cotton Club (choreographer)
 1978 The Wiz (Video) (choreographer)
 1978 The Natalie Cole Special (TV Movie) (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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  The Forever Tree (special thanks) (post-production)
 2012/II Papa (Short) (the producers wish to thank)
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  Up in the Air (Documentary) (filming)
 2000 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
 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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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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