If only one Hollywood name is synonymous with speed and efficiency, it has to be Lee "Roll 'Em" Sholem. In a 40-year career, he directed upwards of 1300 shows, both features and TV episodes, without once going over schedule--a feat probably unparalleled in Hollywood history. Sholem started out in the cutting room some time in the 1930s. A lengthy ... See full bio »
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Catalina Caper Director
(1967)
Hell Ship Mutiny Director
(1957)
(1949)

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 1964-1965 Death Valley Days (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Birthright (1965)
 1960-1962 Maverick (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1961 Miami Undercover (TV Series) (1 episode)
- School for Girls (1961) ... (as Lee T. Sholem)
 1958-1961 Cheyenne (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Beholden (1961)
- The Imposter (1959)
 1958-1961 Bronco (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Yankee Tornado (1961)
- The Last Resort (1959)
- Bodyguard (1959)
 1958-1961 Sugarfoot (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Angel (1961)
- Toothy Thompson (1961)
- A Noose for Nora (1960)
- The Extra Hand (1959)
 1960 Expedition! (TV Series) (studio director - 1 episode)
- Survivors of the Ice Age ... (studio director)
 1958-1960 Colt .45 (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Trespasser (1960)
- Bounty List (1960)
 1959-1960 Men Into Space (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Sea of Stars (1960)
- Asteroid (1959)
- Moonquake (1959)
 1958-1959 Lawman (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Wayfarer (1959)
- The Bandit (1959)
- The Badge (1958)
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1957-1958 Official Detective (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- The Cover-Up (1958)
- Hijackers (1958)
- The Hostages (1957)
- Beauty in a Bag (1957)
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- The Rustlers (1957)
- Fury Canyon (1957)
- Cycle of Terror (1957)
- Aerial Circus (1957)
 1956-1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Manhunt (1957)
- Gun Runners (1957)
- I Am an American (1957)
- Revenge (1957)
- Vapor Lock (1957)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Once a Hero (1956)
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
 1952-1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Crime Wave (1953) ... (uncredited)
- Ghost Wolf (1953)
- The Human Bomb (1953)
 1953 Criswell Predicts (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a proposed detective series for Desilu called "Personal Report" starring Wayne Morris and Mike Connors.

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lee T. Sholem
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Personal Quote:

[on Lex Barker] He was an egomaniac--I mean REALLY an egomaniac. He had a birthday while we were shooting one of those "Tarzan" pictures, and the crew got together and purchased a great big mirror for him . . . He was a real egotist, and that's about as much as I can say for Lex. See more »

Trivia:

Sholem tells the story of how, in the late 1940s, Sol Lesser, who was producing the "Tarzan" films--which Sholem was directing--was looking for a new Jane. Sholem found a young, attractive blonde actress who he thought would be good for the part, but Lesser nixed her. Sholem had her read for Lesser a total of eight times, but Lesser kept turning her down, saying she was all wrong, and eventually ... See more »

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"Roll 'Em" Sholem

Star Sign:

Gemini

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