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Edgar J. Scherick (1924–2002)

Edgar J. Scherick was born on October 16, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and actor, known for Sleuth (1972), The Stepford Wives (2004) and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). He died on December 2, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Sleuth Producer
The Stepford Wives
The Stepford Wives


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 2004 The Stepford Wives (producer)
 2002 Path to War (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 The Wall (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 We the Jury (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Edgar Scherick)
 1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 The Stepford Husbands (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 Tyson (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995 The Good Old Boys (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 A Passion for Justice: The Hazel Brannon Smith Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Betrayed by Love (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Four Eyes and Six-Guns (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Nightmare in the Daylight (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Black Death (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 The Rape of Doctor Willis (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 Rambling Rose (executive producer)
 1991 Fever (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 The Girl Who Came Between Them (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 The Kennedys of Massachusetts (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Anything to Survive (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 The Phantom of the Opera (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1990 The Rock (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1988 Unholy Matrimony (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Lovers, Partners & Spies (executive producer)
 1988 Stranger on My Land (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Home Fires (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Hands of a Stranger (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 The Stepford Children (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987 Stranger in My Bed (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 The High Price of Passion (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1986 On Wings of Eagles (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Part I (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1985 Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1984 Mrs. Soffel (producer)
 1984 Reckless (producer)
 1983 He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin' (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1982 Little Gloria... Happy at Last (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 White Dog (executive producer)
 1982 Thou Shalt Not Kill (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (producer)
 1982 Shoot the Moon (executive producer)
 1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 The Seduction of Miss Leona (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1980 The American Success Company (producer)
 1980 Mother and Daughter: The Loving War (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 An American Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 Zuma Beach (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Tales of the Nunundaga (1977) ... (producer)
 1977 Panic in Echo Park (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 A Circle of Children (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie) (producer)
 1976 Jeremiah of Jacob's Neck (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1975 The Silence (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1975 The Stepford Wives (producer)
 1974 Law and Disorder (executive producer)
 1974 Ann in Blue (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 Gordon's War (executive producer)
 1972 The Heartbreak Kid (producer)
 1972 Sleuth (executive producer)
 1972 The Darwin Adventure (executive producer)
 1972 To Kill a Clown (executive producer)
 1972 What Became of Jack and Jill? (executive producer)
 1972 When Michael Calls (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 Homer (executive producer)
 1970 Only Way Out Is Dead (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1970 Jenny (producer)
 1969 Take the Money and Run (executive producer - uncredited)
 1969 Thank You All Very Much (executive producer)
 1969 Ring of Bright Water (executive producer)
 1968 The Birthday Party (executive producer)
 1968 For Love of Ivy (producer)
 1960 World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Ingemar Johansson Versus Floyd Patterson (Short) (executive producer - as Edgar J. Scheric)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1973, he produced an unsold TV pilot for ABC called "The Lottery." It told the stories of the lucky (or unlucky) people who won the grand prize in a state-run lottery.

Alternate Names:

Edgar J. Scheric | Edgar Scherick | Edgar Sherick

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American independent producer, a specialist in TV movies and miniseries. He was a Harvard honours graduate and pioneer in network sports broadcasting, as well as former Vice President of Programming for the ABC Television Network. Scherick started his own independent production company, Sports Programs Inc., in 1957, through which he went on to create "Wide World of Sports", appointing Roone ... See more »

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