He won the award for his work on Dave Chappelle’s 2019 stand up comedy show “Sticks & Stones.
On September 20, actress Sanaa Lathan took to Twitter to congratulate her father, television and film director Stan Lathan, on his first Emmy. He won the award for his work on Dave Chappelle’s 2019 stand up comedy show Sticks & Stones. Stan has directed all of Chappelle’s stand up shows that have appeared on Netflix.
Although this is a first win for Stan, the Hollywood veteran has been active since the late 1960s. He began directing television shows in 1973 when he was brought on to direct multiple episodes of Sanford & Son. He has also directed episodes of Sesame Street, Moesha, The Parkers and Eve. In 1984, he directed the hip hop cult film Beat Street.