Gregory Everett Biography – Gregory Everett Wiki
Gregory “G Bone” Everett was a Los Angeles writer, producer, and director. He was best known for the 2010 documentary “41st & Central: The Untold Story Of The L.A. Black Panthers.” The documentary looked at the formation and history of the local chapter of the organization. The film attracted wide attention, winning the audience award at the 2010 Pan African Film Festival. It was also chosen as an official selection in the National Black Arts Festival, Vermont International Film Festival, and the African Diaspora International Film Festival.
During the 1992 Los Angeles riots, Everett worked as a freelance writer and correspondent for the music magazines the Source and Rap Pages. In 1998, he was a producer on “Eazy Duz It,” a documentary for Ruthless Records about the late rapper Eazy E, which aired on B.E.T.
As a screenwriter, Everett’s “Caviar” won Best Screenplay at the 2006 Hollywood Black Film Festival. After managing dozens of music videos, Everett launched Ultra Wave Media, a production company that created the 2010 reality TV series for “K-Ci & JoJo: Come Clean.” Recently, Ultra Wave Media was contracted to produce various projects for L.A. Children’s Hospital, The Pasadena Birthing Project, and the U.S.C. Center for Premature Infant Health and Development.
The Los Angeles native showed an early affinity for the arts, receiving his first formal instruction and training in cinema at the Barnsdall Park Junior Arts Center, the Ebony Showcase Theatre and Brock Peters’ Communications Bridge Institute, a nonprofit program designed to help youngsters develop video skills for the workplace. After high school, he attended film school at Los Angeles City College.
Gregory Everett Age
He was born on January 1, 1963. He died on January 24, 2021, in Los Angeles. He was 58 years old.
Gregory Everett Wife
He was married to his wife Lorean Everett.
Gregory Everett Children
He had two sons, Gregory Everett Jr. and Jeffrey.
Gregory Everett Family
He is survived by his wife Lorean Everett and their two sons, Gregory Everett Jr. and Jeffrey.
Gregory Everett Death
Gregory Everett passed away at a Los Angeles hospital on January 24, 2021, from complications from COVID-19, his family announced in a statement. The statement from his family said: “The family of Gregory Everett announces with profound sadness and sorrow his passing on January 24, 2021, in Los Angeles, from complications of COVID-19.
“At this time the family requests that you please respect their privacy and allow them to mourn. This means no phone calls, text messages, emails, or visits at this time, please.” A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral expenses and support his family.
The Pan African Film Festival said in a statement: “The Pan African Film Festival extends its heartfelt condolences to the family of Gregory Everett. Gregory directed and produced the award-winning documentary 41st and Central: The Untold Story of the Los Angeles Black Panthers that he premiered in the 2010 Pan African Film Festival and which quickly became an audience favorite. Over the years, Gregory became a part of the PAFF’s extended family and he will truly, truly be missed.”
Gregory Everett Cause of Death
He died of complications from COVID-19, according to a statement from his family.