Nathan George

After a stint in military service, Nathan George studied acting and soon was noticed for his talents on the New York stages. George became prolific as both stage director and actor, earning the Drama Desk Award and Obie Award in 1970, for Charles Gordone’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “No Place to be Somebody”. Hollywood soon took notice, casting him in many noted film dramas of the 1970s, much of the time as police/law officials. He made his screen debut in 1971 in the crime thriller film, “Klute”, as ‘Det. Lt. Trask’, 1973’s “Serpico” as ‘Lt. Nate Smith’, 1974’s “Taking of Pelham One Two Three”; as ‘Patrolman James’, and as surly orderly ‘Washington’ in Oscar-winning hit of 1975 “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”. Though his screen efforts were limited to only a dozen roles, Nathan Goerge continued his work on the NY stages.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Director Trio 1982-83 Season