Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Robert Lantos to Steven Levitan
Stanley Lathan Biography (1945-)
Born July 8, 1945, in Philadelphia, PA; children: Tendaji (son), Sanaa, Liliane, Arielle (daughters). Addresses: OFFICE--c/o Montage Productions Inc., 5750 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 580, Los Angeles, CA, 90036. AGENTS--SandyWernick, The Brillstein Company, 9200 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90069; Les Magerman, Sumski, Green and Company, 8380 Melrose Avenue, Suite 200,Los Angeles, CA 90069.
- Birth Details
- July 8, 1945
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK; DIRECTOR
- Save the Children, Paramount, 1973.
- Amazing Grace, United Artists, 1974.
- Beat Street, Orion, 1984.
- Uncle Tom's Cabin, Showtime, 1986.
- Also directed The Sky Is Gray, 1980.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR SERIES
- Say Brother, PBS, 1968-69.
- Black Journal, PBS, 1969-72.
- Sesame Street, PBS, 1971-75.
- V.D. Blues, PBS, 1972.
- Soul!, PBS, 1972-77.
- Don Kirschner's Rock Concert, syndicated, 1974-75.
- Soul Train, syndicated, 1980-81.
- Amen, NBC.
- "Almos' a Man," The American Short Story, PBS, 1977.
- "The Sky Is Gray," The American Short Story, PBS, 1979.
- "The Trial of Moke," Theatre in America, PBS, 1978.
- "Booker," Wonderworks, PBS, 1983.
- "Go Tell It on the Mountain," American Playhouse, PBS, 1984.
- Also Frank's Place, CBS; MacGruder and Loud, CBS; Remington Steele, NBC;Cagney and Lacey, CBS; Shirley, NBC; James at Fifteen,NBC; Sanford and Son, NBC; The Waltons, CBS; Flamingo Road, NBC; Up and Coming, ABC; Hill Street Blues, NBC; First and Ten, HBO; Miami Vice, NBC; Boone, NBC; Falcon Crest, CBS;That's My Mama, ABC; Barney Miller, ABC; Fame, NBC; Eight Is Enough, ABC; Breaking Away, ABC.
- The Greatest Show on Earth, PBS, 1972.
- Alvin Ailey: Memories and Visions, PBS, 1973.
- In Performance at Wolf Trap (eight episodes including performances by Mikhail Baryshnikov, the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Panovs, and the EliotFeld Ballet Company), PBS, 1978.
- Apollo (two episodes), syndicated, 1976.
- Fall River Legend (ballet), PBS, 1981.
- Broadway Plays Washington, PBS, 1982.
- Kennedy Center Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., syndicated, 1983.
- Also "Color of Friendship," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC; Muhammed Ali Variety Special, ABC; and Flip Wilson Special, NBC.
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