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Vincent Sherman (1906–2006)


Vincent Sherman was born on July 16, 1906 in Vienna, Georgia, USA as Abraham Orovitz. He was a director and actor, known for Mr. Skeffington (1944), The Young Philadelphians (1959) and Adventures of Don Juan (1948). He was married to Hedda Comoro. He died on June 18, 2006 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Mr. Skeffington
Mr. Skeffington Director
(1944)
The Young Philadelphians
(1959)
Adventures of Don Juan
(1948)
The Hasty Heart
The Hasty Heart Director
(1949)

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 1981-1983 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Mother Load (1983)
- Future Imperfect (1981)
 1983 Savage in the Orient (TV Movie)
 1980 Trouble in High Timber Country (TV Movie)
 1980 Hagen (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hear No Evil (1980)
 1980 Bogie (TV Movie)
 1980 The Dream Merchants (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
- Episode #1.1 (1980)
 1979 Women at West Point (TV Movie)
 1978 Lady of the House (TV Movie)
 1977 The Last Hurrah (TV Movie)
 1977 Westside Medical (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976 Baretta (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Street Edition (1976)
- Aggie (1976)
- The Blood Bond (1976)
 1976 Executive Suite (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1969-1976 Medical Center (TV Series) (25 episodes)
- Major Annie, MD (1976)
- Street Girl (1975)
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 The Family Holvak (TV Series)
 1972-1973 The Waltons (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Deed (1973)
- The Actress (1973)
- The Ceremony (1972)
- The Foundling (1972)
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Green Acres (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Young Rebel
 1965-1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Blaze of Glory (1966)
- Nor Hell a Fury (1965)
- Bitter Harvest (1965)
 1965 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965 Sally and Sam (TV Short)
 1960 Ice Palace
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fifth Stair (1959)
 1959 The Hanging Tree (only on 30 July 1958, uncredited)
 1956 Defend My Love (uncredited)
 1952 Lone Star
 1950 Harriet Craig
 1950 Backfire
 1947 Nora Prentiss
 1944 In Our Time
 1943 The Present with a Future (Short)
 1943 The Hard Way
 1942 Across the Pacific (final scenes, uncredited)
 1941 Underground
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Stage: Appeared (as "Scarpone") in "Bitter Stream" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Victor Wolfson. From "Fontamara" by Ignazio Silone. Scenic Design by 'Cleon Throckmorton' (qav). Directed by Jacob Ben-Ami and Charles Freidman. Civic Repertory Theatre: 30 Mar 1936-May 1936 (closing date unknown/61 performances). Cast: Frances Bavier (... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | See more »

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[on working with Joan Crawford] She phoned me almost every day to discuss some story point or she would come to the studio to talk about her wardrobe. I found her excellent to work with--intelligent, perceptive and she presented her thoughts in a way that was never high-handed. I had never worked with an actor who knew so much about filmmaking. She could have been imperious, but she never was. ... See more »

Trivia:

Born Abraham Orovitz to one of the only two Jewish families in Vienna, GA, Sherman learned at an early age to defend himself against the taunts of his schoolmates. After graduating from Oglethorpe University, he sought an acting career in New York, joining the left-wing Group Theater. Since ethnic names for actors were unfashionable, he changed his to Vincent Sherman. See more »

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