skip navigation
Lowell Sherman

Lowell Sherman

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

She Done Him Wrong DVD In her first starring role, the bawdy Mae West tries to seduce a charmingly... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

The Pay-Off DVD In the classic 1930's gangster film, "The Pay-Off" (1930), Gene Fenmore plays a... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

The Royal Bed DVD When the queen is away, the subjects will play. That's what hapless King Eric... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

Way Down East DVD The great director D.W. Griffith flexes his creative muscles and shows off his... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

Way Down East DVD "I'm not a bad businessman", filmmaker D.W. Griffith once protested, "Honestly... more info $24.95was $24.95 Buy Now

A Lady Of Chance DVD That little number called Angel Face (Norma Shearer) is sure a cutie. No wonder... more info $11.99was $17.99 Buy Now

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

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

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.

Filmographyclose complete filmography

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
7.
  Ladies of the Jury (1932) Director
8.
  False Faces (1932) Director
9.
  The Royal Bed (1931) Director
10.
  High Stakes (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.
 General Crack (1930) Leopold II, Emperor of Austria
8.
 Midnight Mystery (1930) Tom Austen
9.
 He Knew Women (1930) Geoffrey Clarke
10.
 Lawful Larceny (1930) Guy Tarlow
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Milestones close milestones

1920:
Screen debut, "Way Down East"
1930:
Directorial debut, "Lawful Larceny"

Companions close complete companion listing

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

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute