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Ransom M. Sherman (1898–1985)

Ransom M. Sherman was born on October 15, 1898 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) and Father of the Bride (1961). He died on November 26, 1985 in Henderson, Nevada, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Gentleman's Agreement
Gentleman's Agreement Bill Payson
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride Herbert Dunston
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 1950 Pretty Baby
Powers (as Ransom Sherman)
 1950 Side Street
Lucky's Apartment Super (uncredited)
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Dr. Ballard (uncredited)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing
Henry 'Hank' Richards (as Ransom Sherman)
 1949 Flaming Fury
Oscar Hollingsworth
 1949 One Last Fling
Judge Fred Bolton (as Ransom Sherman)
 1948 Whiplash
Tex Sanders (as Ransom Sherman)
 1948 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Mr. Hansen (as Ransom Sherman)
 1948 Winter Meeting
Mr. Roderick Moran, Jr. (as Ransom Sherman)
 1948 Are You with It?
Mr. Bixby (as Ransom Sherman)
 1947 Always Together
Judge (as Ransom Sherman)
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Bill Payson
 1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Judge Treadwell (as Ransom Sherman)
 1947 The Hucksters
George Rockton (uncredited)
 1947 Dark Delusion
Tomlin (uncredited)
 1947 Dishonored Lady
Mr. Shirley (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1947 High Barbaree
Mr. Fraser (uncredited)
 1947 Yankee Fakir
Professor Newton (as Ransom Sherman)
 1943/I Swing Your Partner
Ransom Sherman (as Ranson Sherman)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ransom Sherman | Ranson Sherman

Did You Know?


In 1940, while hosting the "Club Matinee" radio show, Sherman presided over a "rename-the-Morfit" contest, for which a woman won $50 and in the process gave future game show/variety host Gary Moore his professional name. Moore often referred to Sherman in later years as "the man who taught me all I know".

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