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Herbert J. Biberman (March 4, 1900 – June 30, 1971), was an American screenwriter and film director. He may be best known for having been one of the Hollywood Ten as well as directing Salt of the Earth, a 1954 film about a zinc miners' strike in Grant County, New Mexico.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Eva Biberman. Biberman's pre-blacklist career included writing such films as King of Chinatown, When Tomorrow Comes, Action in Arabia, The Master Race, and New Orleans, as well as directing such films as One Way Ticket, Meet Nero Wolfe, and The Master Race. He married actress Gale Sondergaard in 1930; the marriage endured until Biberman's death. Herbert Biberman died from bone cancer in 1971 in New York City.

Brother of American artist, Edward Biberman.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Herbert Biberman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Herbert J. Biberman (March 4, 1900 – June 30, 1971), was an American screenwriter and film director. He may be best known for having been one of the Hollywood Ten as well as directing Salt of the Earth, a 1954 film about a zinc miners' strike in Grant County, New Mexico.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Eva Biberman. Biberman's pre-blacklist career included writing such films as King of Chinatown, When Tomorrow Comes, Action in Arabia, The Master Race, and New Orleans, as well as directing such films as One Way Ticket, Meet Nero Wolfe, and The Master Race. He married actress Gale Sondergaard in 1930; the marriage endured until Biberman's death. Herbert Biberman died from bone cancer in 1971 in New York City.

Brother of American artist, Edward Biberman.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Herbert Biberman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 12

Birthday 1900-03-04

Day of Death 1971-06-30

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

1969 Slaves Writer
1947 New Orleans Story
1944 Together Again Story
1944 The Master Race Writer
1944 Action in Arabia Screenplay
1939 King of Chinatown Story

Directing

1969 Slaves Director
1954 Salt of the Earth Director
1944 The Master Race Director
1936 Meet Nero Wolfe Director
1935 One-Way Ticket Director

Acting

2007 Brush with Life: The Art of Being Edward Biberman as Self
1950 The Hollywood Ten as Himself (as Herbert Biberman)

Production

1947 New Orleans Associate Producer
1946 Abilene Town Associate Producer

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