Stan Lathan

Stan Lathan

Highest Rated: 57% Beat Street (1984)

Lowest Rated: 11% Def Jam's How to Be a Player (1997)

Birthday: Jul 08, 1945

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

A prolific black American director who specializes in several TV genres but also works in features, Stan Lathan has had a significant influence on a number of black-themed sitcoms including "Sanford and Son," "Amen," "Frank's Place," "True Colors," "Roc," "Martin," "South Central," "Moesha" and "The Steve Harvey Show." He entered the industry in the 1960s through public TV as a director of educational and public affairs programs. Lathan was a director during the early days of "Sesame Street" and made a notable impact as a producer on "Black Journal."

Filmography

Movies

Credit
35% 99% Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones Director - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin' Director - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brave New Voices Director - 2009
28% 76% Waist Deep Executive Producer $21.3M 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Industry Executive Producer - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet It's Black Entertainment Director,
Executive Producer
- 2000
11% 76% Def Jam's How to Be a Player Executive Producer $14M 1997
No Score Yet 57% An Eight Is Enough Wedding Director - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Child Saver Director - 1988
No Score Yet 53% Uncle Tom's Cabin Director - 1987
57% 84% Beat Street Director - 1984
No Score Yet 64% Go Tell It on the Mountain Director - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sky Is Gray Director - 1980
No Score Yet 80% Amazing Grace Director - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brothers and Sisters in Concert Director - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Save the Children Director - 1973

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 79% The Neighborhood Director 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet All Def Comedy Executive Producer,
Director
2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Real Husbands of Hollywood Executive Producer 2013-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices Executive Producer 2009
55% No Score Yet Second Time Around Director 2004-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet All of Us Director 2003-2004
91% No Score Yet Cedric the Entertainer Presents Executive Producer 2002-2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Steve Harvey Show Executive Producer,
Director
1996-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moesha Director 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet 1st & Ten Director 1987-1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank's Place Director 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Miami Vice Director 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fame Director 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eight Is Enough Director 1978-1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Waltons Director 1979-1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet That's My Mama! Director 1975

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