Congrats are in order for director Ezra Edelman! He just accepted the Oscar for Best Documentary for OJ: Made In America! Deets inside..
Director Ezra Edelman and producer Caroline Waterlow, posing above on the red carpet at the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center tonight, are officially Oscars winners.
Ezra is the son of Spelman and Yale Law Grad, activist and Children's Defense Fund Founder/President Marian Wright Edelman, who was also the first African American woman admitted to The Mississippi Bar. His father is successful Harvard educated lawyer Peter Edelman. Needless to say, he's been born and bred within a family of activists.
In addition to the "OJ" doc on ESPN, Ezra produced/directed a few of the network's "30 for 30" documentaries as well as "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel"from 2006-2012.