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Herbert Coleman (1907–2001)

Herbert Coleman was born on December 12, 1907 in Bluefield, West Virginia, USA. He was a producer and assistant director, known for Vertigo (1958), North by Northwest (1959) and The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956). He was married to Mary Belle. He died on October 3, 2001 in Salinas, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Vertigo Producer
North by Northwest
Rear Window
Rear Window Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1991 The Borrower (executive producer - as William H. Coleman)
 1969 Topaz (associate producer)
 1964-1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (producer - 16 episodes)
- Night Fever (1965) ... (producer)
- The Second Wife (1965) ... (producer)
- Power of Attorney (1965) ... (producer)
- Completely Foolproof (1965) ... (producer)
- Death Scene (1965) ... (producer)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series) (producer - 11 episodes)
- Hired to Die (1961) ... (producer)
- Dark Circle (1961) ... (producer)
- The Mortal Coil (1961) ... (producer)
- The Hemp Reeger Case (1961) ... (producer)
- Death at Even Money (1961) ... (producer)
 1960-1961 Checkmate (TV Series) (producer - 33 episodes)
- State of Shock (1961) ... (producer - uncredited)
- A Slight Touch of Venom (1961) ... (producer - uncredited)
- Hot Wind on a Cold Town (1961) ... (producer - uncredited)
- The Thrill Seeker (1961) ... (producer - uncredited)
- Death by Design (1961) ... (producer - uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest (associate producer)
 1958 Vertigo (associate producer)
 1956 The Wrong Man (associate producer)
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much (associate producer)
 1955 The Trouble with Harry (associate producer)
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Alternate Names:

Herb Coleman | William 'Herbert' Coleman | William H. Coleman

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He agreed to be interviewed for Donald Spoto's controversial and extremely negative biography of Alfred Hitchcock, but subsequently attacked the book strongly, claiming that he had been misquoted and that his remarks about Hitchcock (which had been complimentary) had been distorted.



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