Herbert Biberman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Herbert Biberman

American screenwriter and film director

Date of Birth: 04-Mar-1900

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 30-Jun-1971

Profession: screenwriter, film director, film producer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Herbert Biberman

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  • Biberman (March 4, 1900 – June 30, 1971) was an American screenwriter and film director.
  • He was one of the Hollywood Ten and directed Salt of the Earth (1954), a film barely released in the United States, about a zinc miners' strike in Grant County, New Mexico.
  • His membership in the Directors Guild of America was posthumously restored in 1997; he had been expelled in 1950. Biberman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Eva Biberman and was the brother of American artist, Edward Biberman.
  • Biberman's pre-blacklist career included writing such films as King of Chinatown (1939), When Tomorrow Comes (1939), Action in Arabia (1944), The Master Race (1944), which he also directed, and New Orleans (1947), as well as directing such films as One Way Ticket (1935) and Meet Nero Wolfe (1936).
  • He married actress Gale Sondergaard in 1930; the marriage lasted for the rest of Biberman's life.
  • Biberman died from bone cancer in 1971 in New York City.

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