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Jack Sher
Jack Sher
Credits
Position Writer
Biographical Information
Birthdate March 16, 1913
Birthplace Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Death Date August 23, 1988 (age 75)
Death Place Beverly Hills, California, United States

Jack Sher was a writer on Bewitched. He wrote three episodes for the series (1964-1967).

Biography[]

Jack Sher was a writer, director and producer of feature films and television. He was born on March 16, 1913, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He wrote Paris Blues (1961), which starred Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Joanne Woodward and Diahann Carroll. He also contributed much of the dialogue for the classic Western, Shane (1953).

Other film and television credits include My Favorite Spy (1951), The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960), The Bing Crosby Show (1964-1965), Hazel (1966), Bewitched (1964-1967), Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971), and the television program he created, Holmes and Yoyo (1976-1977).

In 1954, he was nominated for a Writers Guild of America screen award for Best Written American Drama for Shane (1954). In 1972, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Original Teleplay for Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971).

Jack Sher died in his sleep on August 23, 1988, at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 75 years old. A family friend said the cause of death was a combination of influenza and cardiac problems. He was survived by his wife, Moira, and two children, Stephen and Deborah.

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