Stan Lathan

Active - 1973 - 2011  |   Born - Jul 8, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Began his career in Boston where he moved to pursue a master's degree.
  • In 1968, helped create and direct Say Brother, a magazine show that reflected the culture and concerns of African Americans.
  • In 1969, moved to New York.
  • One of the earliest directors of the preschool tv show Sesame Street.
  • Co-creator, with Russell Simmons, of HBO’s Def Comedy Jam series.
  • Co-owner of The Simmons Lathan Media Group.