Vincent Sherman

Born Jul 16, 1906

Vincent Sherman was an American director, and actor, who worked in Hollywood. His movies include Mr. Skeffington (1944), Nora Prentiss (1947), and The Young Philadelphians (1959). He began his career as an actor on Broadway and later films. He directed B-movies for Warner Bros. before moving up to A-pictures. He was a good friend of actor Errol Flynn, whom he directed in Adventures of Don Juan (1949).… Read More

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1906 Birth Born on July 16, 1906.


1931 24 Years Old Sherman was married to Hedda Comorau from 1931–1984. … Read More
1933 26 Years Old He arrived in Hollywood during the early talkie years, where he appeared in William Wyler's 1933 film Counsellor at Law starring John Barrymore.
1936 29 Years Old Sherman arrived in New York City to sell a play and soon became a stage director and actor. As a stage actor he made his debut in May 1936 in Bitter Stream which also had Frances Bavier, later of Andy Griffith Show fame.


1938 31 Years Old In 1938, Sherman signed on at Warner Bros. as a director.
1939 32 Years Old His first film as a director was the 1939 horror film The Return of Doctor X, which starred Humphrey Bogart.


2004 98 Years Old After a very successful Hollywood film career, Sherman ended his career in television. However, in 2004, he was the oldest of 21 individuals interviewed in the documentary film "Imaginary Witness", a work that chronicled sixty years of film-making that dealt in some way with the Holocaust.
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The 2006 release of The Return of Doctor X included a director's commentary that Sherman had recorded that year at the age of ninety-nine. … Read More
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