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Also Known As: Died: December 28, 1934
Born: October 11, 1885 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: director, actor

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Prominment Broadway actor who made his film debut in D.W. Griffith's "Way Down East" (1920) and went on to portray slick ladies' men and lascivious villains in a score of silent films. Sherman exploited his knack for comedy and bedroom politics when he began directing in the early 1930s. He died during the shooting of "Becky Sharp" (1935), which Rouben Mamoulian completed from scratch. Married to actresses Evelyn Booth, Pauline Garon and Helene Costello.

Prominment Broadway actor who made his film debut in D.W. Griffith's "Way Down East" (1920) and went on to portray slick ladies' men and lascivious villains in a score of silent films. Sherman exploited his knack for comedy and bedroom politics when he began directing in the early 1930s. He died during the shooting of "Becky Sharp" (1935), which Rouben Mamoulian completed from scratch. Married to actresses Evelyn Booth, Pauline Garon and Helene Costello.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Night Life of the Gods (1935) Director
2.
  Born to Be Bad (1934) Director
3.
  Morning Glory (1933) Director
4.
  She Done Him Wrong (1933) Director
5.
  Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933) Director
6.
  Ladies of the Jury (1932) Director
8.
  False Faces (1932) Director
9.
  High Stakes (1931) Director
10.
  The Royal Bed (1931) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932) Boris Feldman
2.
 False Faces (1932) Dr. Silas Brenton
3.
 What Price Hollywood? (1932) [Maximillan] Max Carey
4.
 The Royal Bed (1931) Eric VIII
5.
 Bachelor Apartment (1931) Wayne Carter
6.
 High Stakes (1931) Joe Lennon
7.
 Mammy (1930) Westy
8.
 Midnight Mystery (1930) Tom Austen
9.
 General Crack (1930) Leopold II, Emperor of Austria
10.
 Lawful Larceny (1930) Guy Tarlow
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1920:
Screen debut, "Way Down East"
1930:
Directorial debut, "Lawful Larceny"

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wife:
Evelyn Booth. Actor. Divorced.
wife:
Pauline Garon. Actor. Divorced.
wife:
Helene Costello. Actor. Divorced.

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