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Sherman Yellen Edit Profile

screenwriter

Sherman Yellen, American screenwriter. Recipient Hallmark Hall of Fame award, 1960. Member Writers Guild American West.

Background

Yellen, Sherman was born on February 25, 1934 in New York City. Son of Nathaniel Barnett and Lillian (Horowitz) Yellen.

Education

Bachelor, Bard College, 1954.

Career

Indiana writer, since 1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Screenwriter: (television series) The Adams Chronicles, 1976 (Emmy award 1976), (television dramas) Beauty and the Beast, 1976 (Christopher award 1976), An Early Frost, 1985 (Emmy award 1985). Librettist (museum production) The Rothschilds, 1970 (Tony award nomination 1970).

Membership

Member Writers Guild American West.

Connections

Married Joan Fuhr, June 21, 1955. Children: Nicholas, Christopher.

father:
Nathaniel Barnett Yellen

mother:
Lillian (Horowitz) Yellen

spouse:
Joan Fuhr

children:
Nicholas Yellen

Christopher Yellen