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John Berry (I) (1917–1999)

John Berry was born on September 6, 1917 in New York City, New York, USA as Jak Szold. He was a director and writer, known for Boesman and Lena (2000), Claudine (1974) and The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978). He was married to Myriam Boyer. He died on November 29, 1999 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 82) in Paris, France

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 1990 Mistress of Suspense (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Maldonne
 1982 Honeyboy (TV Movie)
 1982 Sister, Sister (TV Movie)
 1980 Angel on My Shoulder (TV Movie)
 1978 Sparrow (TV Movie) (as Stuart Hofmann)
 1977 Thieves
 1974 Claudine
 1966 Maya
 1965-1966 Seaway (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Mutiny (1965)
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Here Today (1964)
 1958 Tamango
 1956 Don Juan
 1955 Ça va barder
 1952 It Happened in Paris (uncredited)
 1951 Utopia (uncredited)
 1950 The Hollywood Ten (Documentary short)
 1949 Tension
 1948 Casbah
 1945 Tuesday in November (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

Stage: Directed Jean-Paul Sartre's play "Altona", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with Claire Bloom, Basil Sydney, Kenneth Haigh, Diane Cilento, Nigel Stock and Julian Glover in the cast. Sean Kenny was the designer. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jack Berry | Stuart Hofmann

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Was named as a member of the Communist Party by Hollywood 10 member Edward Dmytryk in Dmytryk's 1951 testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee, when the blacklisted director "named names" to revive his Hollywood career and effect a return from exile in Europe. After Dymytrk's testimony, the formerly disgraced director, who had served a prison term for defying HUAC in 1947, was ... See more »



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