Nelson George is a Actor, Director, Writer and Associate Producer American born on 1 september 1957 at Brooklyn (USA)
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Nationality USABirth 1 september 1957
(62 years) at Brooklyn (USA
Nelson George (born September 1, 1957) is an African-American author, columnist, music and culture critic, journalist, and filmmaker. He has been nominated twice for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
George attended St. John's University, after which he served as a music editor for Billboard magazine from 1982 to 1989. While there, George published two books; Where Did Our Love Go: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound in 1986, and The Death of Rhythm & Blues in 1988. He also wrote a column, entitled "Native Son," for the Village Voice from 1988 to 1992. He first got involved in film when, in 1986, he helped to finance director Spike Lee's debut feature She's Gotta Have It.
A lifelong resident of Brooklyn, New York, George currently lives in Fort Greene.