Irvin Kershner (1923–2010)


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Irvin Kershner was born on April 29, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of the University of Southern California film school, Kershner began his career in 1950, producing documentaries for the United States Information Service in the Middle East. He later turned to television, directing and photographing a series of documentaries ... See full bio »

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(1983)
RoboCop 2 Director
(1990)
(1994)

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 1993 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 RoboCop 2
 1989 Traveling Man (TV Movie)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hell Toupee (1986)
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie)
 1974 S*P*Y*S
 1970 Loving
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962-1963 Naked City (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1961 Ben Casey (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Degrees of Guilt (1961)
 1959-1961 The Rebel (TV Series) (35 episodes)
- Helping Hand (1961)
- The Pit (1961)
- The Threat (1961)
- The Actress (1961)
 1960 The Yank (TV Movie)
 1959 Philip Marlowe (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hunger (1959)
 1958 Now Is Tomorrow (TV Movie)
 1953-1958 Confidential File (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Mambo (1955)
- Religious Quakes (1955)
- Mambo (1955)
 1950 Childbirth (Documentary short)
 1950 Locust Plague (Documentary short)
 1950 Malaria (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

(1960-61) Unsold pilot: Directed a pilot for a western series about a surgeon wandering the West after the Civil War, called "The Yank", starring James Drury (another pilot for the series was made in 1961).

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Alternate Names:

Irv Kershner

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Every director guesses. See more »

Trivia:

Kershner had projects that he was going to be involved within the late 1970s and early 1980s. He signed on to direct an adaptation of "I, Robot" from a screenplay by Harlan Ellison, which was never filmed. See more »

Trademark:

Sometimes shows a character getting his own hand cut off (e.g. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and RoboCop 2 (1990)). See more »

Nickname:

Kersh

Star Sign:

Taurus

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