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journalist , screenwriter , film producer , Film director

Jack Sher, American screenwriter, director, producer. Decorated Bronze Star. Served to sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American Society of Composers, Writers Guild American, Directors Guild American, Dramatists Guild, Amnesty International, National Committee for Sane Nuclear Policy.

Background

Sher, Jack was born on March 16, 1913 in Minneapolis. Son of Jacob and Blanche (Hewitt) Sher.

Education

Student, University Minnesota, 1932.

Career

Columnist New York Reporter. Writer various national magazines including Saturday Evening Post, Esquire, Redbook, Readers Digest, Colliers. Guest lecturer American Film Institute, University Oregon, California Arts, Columbia University, University of California at Los Angeles.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) The Cold Companion, Beach Pad, (screenplays) Shane (Academy award nomination), Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (Writers Guild award, Emmy nomination), Paris Blues, Move Over Darling, Favorite Spy, Joe Butterfly, others, (Broadway play) The Perfect Set-Up. Creator: (television series) Holmes and Yoyo, Valentine's Day. Writer, director, producer numerous television shows.

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American Society of Composers, Writers Guild American, Directors Guild American, Dramatists Guild, Amnesty International, National Committee for Sane Nuclear Policy.

Interests

  • Writers

    My Favorite Spy (1951) - writer.

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Madeline Thompson, 1942 (divorced). Children: Stephen, Deborah. Married Moira Stanley, November 13, 1965.

father:
Jacob Sher

mother:
Blanche (Hewitt) Sher

spouses:
Madeline Thompson

Moira Stanley

children:
Deborah Sher

Stephen Sher