In addition to his work on “Law & Order,” Sherin also directed episodes of “Hill Street Blues,” “Moonlighting,” “L.A. Law,” “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Medium.”
Sherin was also active in the Directors Guild of America, including three terms as National Vice President. He was awarded the awarded the Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award in 2002 for service to the DGA and the DGA Honorary Life Member Award in 2012.
Sherin is survived by his wife, actress Jane Alexander, stepson, actor-director Jace Alexander, and three sons.
After attending Brown University, Sherin served in the armed forces during the Korean War. He began acting in theater and television, and eventually discovered that directing was his passion. He received a Drama Desk Award for “The Great White Hope