Vincent Sherman Overview:

Director, Vincent Sherman, was born Abraham Orovitz on Jul 16, 1906 in Vienna, GA. Sherman died at the age of 99 on Jun 18, 2006 in Woodland Hills, CA .

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By Bogart Fan on Mar 6, 2014 From The Bogie Film Blog

Birth Name: Abraham Orovitz Birthdate: July 16, 1906 Number of Films that Made with Humphrey Bogart: 5 The Lowdown Born and raised in Georgia, started his show business career acting on Broadway before making the transition to small parts in Hollywood, and then eve... Read full article


Saturday’s Children (, 1940 – and other versions)

By Judy on Mar 24, 2013 From Movie Classics

This posting is really a follow-up to the excellent John Garfield centenary blogathon. In the last few days I’ve? been lucky enough to see one of Garfield’s rarer films,? Saturday’s Children, and was surprised to realise just how many other versions of the same story have been made... Read full article


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Father of Eric Sherman.

Born Abram Orovitz to one of the only two Jewish families in Vienna, Ga., in 1906, Sherman learned at an early age to defend himself against the taunts of his schoolmates. After graduating from Oglethorpe University, he sought an acting career in New York, joining the left-wing Group Theater. Since ethnic names for actors were unfashionable, he changed his to Vincent Sherman.

During the 1950's, he was targeted by the House Un-American Activities Committee, due to his support of the WPA theater project in New York

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