Nathan George

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Nathan George
Occupation Film and theatre actor
Years active 1968–1997

Nathan George (July 27, 1936 - March 3, 2017[citation needed]) was an African American actor who was active from 1968 to 1997. He co-won a 1969 Obie Award with Ron O'Neal for Charles Gordone's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "No Place to be Somebody."[1] This performance also received a Drama Desk Award.[2]

George has also directed for the stage. He directed a production of Ron Milner's Who's Got His Own at Center Stage in Baltimore in 1970,[3][4] and Cummings and Bowings, a play based on poems by E.E. Cummings, for the U.R.G.E.N.T. Theatre in New York in 1973.[5]

In film, George has acted in Brubaker (1980),[6] Klute (1971),[7] Serpico (1973),[8] Harsh Light (1997), his last film,[9] and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and was one of the leads in Short Eyes (1977). On March 3rd, 2017, Nathan George passed away in New York City.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0153553.html
  2. ^ IBDB Person Awards
  3. ^ "Nathan George and Company". The Afro-American (1970-05-09). Baltimore. p. 1, § Magazine. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  4. ^ "Center Stage". Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  5. ^ Feingold, Michael (1973-08-30). "Whittle While You Work". The Village Voice. p. 52. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  6. ^ Brubaker (1980)
  7. ^ Klute (1971)
  8. ^ Harsh Light (1997)
  9. ^ Serpico (1973) - Full cast and crew

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