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Lester Wilson (1942–1993)

Lester Wilson was born on April 13, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Scrooged (1988), Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Hot Shots! (1991). He died on February 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1993 Made in America (choreographer)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (choreographer)
 1992 Comic Relief V (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1992 The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1991 Hot Shots! (choreographer)
 1990 The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (choreography supervisor)
 1988 Scrooged ("solid gold" choreography)
 1986-1987 Solid Gold (TV Series) (choreographer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #8.1 (1987) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #7.8 (1986) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #7.7 (1986) ... (choreographer)
 1987 Diana Ross: Red Hot Rhythm and Blues (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1986 The Men's Club (choreographer)
 1985 The Last Dragon (choreographer)
 1984 Beat Street (choreographer)
 1983 Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1982 Lily for President? (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1981 George Burns' Early, Early, Early Christmas Special (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1981 Fridays (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #2.16 (1981) ... (choreographer)
 1981 The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1981 Sixty Years of Seduction (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1980 Marie (TV Series) (choreographer)
 1980 Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1979 The Television Annual: 1978/1979 (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1978 Olivia (TV Special) (choreographer)
 1977 Saturday Night Fever (choreographer)
 1976 Sparkle (choreographer)
 1976 The Bell Telephone Jubilee (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1975-1976 Lola! (TV Series) (choreographer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (choreographer)
 1975 Funny Lady (assistant choreographer)
 1970 Ein Wochenende (TV Movie) (choroegrapher)
 1969 Die Senta Berger Show (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1966 The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (choreographer)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "Golden Boy" with Sammy Davis Jr. in 1964.

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The Lester Wilson Dancers

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