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Martin Sherman was born on December 22, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Martin Gerald Sherman. He is a writer and producer, known for Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005), Bent (1997) and Smyrna. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bent Writer
Smyrna Writer
Screen Two Writer


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  Smyrna (collaboration) (filming)
 2020 Rose by Martin Sherman (TV Special)
 2006 The Bubble (excerpt from the play 'Bent")
 2005 Mrs. Henderson Presents (written by)
 2003 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (TV Movie)
 2002 Callas Forever (screenplay by)
 1998 Television Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Gdy tanczyla Isadora (1998) ... (play)
 1997 Bent (play) / (screenplay)
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Clothes in the Wardrobe (1993) ... (writer)
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  Smyrna (associate producer) (filming)
 1997 Bent (co-producer)
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 1996 Alive and Kicking
Man At Pub
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 2022 Sweet Brother (special thanks) (filming)
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 2017 McKellen: Playing the Part (Documentary)
 2006 Mrs Henderson Presents: Making of (Video documentary short)
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Self - Nominee
 1997-1999 Ruby (TV Series)
- Episode #3.12 (1999) ... Self
- Episode #1.11 (1997) ... Self
 1999 Stagestruck: Gay Theatre in the 20th Century (TV Series documentary)
 1989 After Dark (TV Series)

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Other Works:

His play, "When She Danced", was performed at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Vanessa Redgrave, Frances de la Tour and Michael Sheen in the cast. See more »


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Personal Quote:

"Well, I'm not sure that Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Capote (2005) really qualify as gay films. "Brokeback Mountain" is about two straight men who happen to have a gay affair, and "Capote" is about an author, who happens to be gay, going to any lengths to get his story".


He adapted Luigi Pirandello's "Absolutely (perhaps) into a new version and was performed at the Wyndham Theatre and nominated for a 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Revival of 2003. See more »

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