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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 11 October 1888San Francisco, California, USA
Date of Death 28 December 1934Hollywood, California, USA  (pneumonia)

Mini Bio (1)

Lowell Sherman was one of the early cinema's first major stars who successfully made the transition from actor to director. Born in either 1885 or 1888, his parents were John Wm. Sherman, a theatrical producer (1855-1924), and Julia Gray Sherman, an actress and daughter of actress Kate Gray.

In 1905 Lowell embarked on his first real stage work in New York and his first film work took place in 1914. From the start, he proved to be a respected actor who played the roles of the playboy and villain very well. He directed early films for Greta Garbo and Katharine Hepburn, married three times and attended the 1921 party at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco that scandalously ended the career of Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle. Sherman died of pneumonia in December 1934.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Denis Sherman <stidumsherman@yahoo.com> (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)

Spouse (3)

Helene Costello (1930 - 1932) (divorced)
Pauline Garon (15 February 1926 - 1930) (divorced)
Booth, Evelyn (1915 - 1922) (divorced)

Trivia (1)

He was for a time brother-in-law to John Barrymore, with whom he starred in General Crack (1929)--Sherman was married to Helene Costello. Her sister, Dolores Costello, was married to Barrymore.

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