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Herbert J. Biberman

AKA Herbert Joseph Biberman

Born: 4-Mar-1900
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 30-Jun-1971
Location of death: New York City, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - Bone

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Screenwriter, Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Blacklisted screenwriter

Father: Joseph Biberman
Mother: Eva Goldich
Sister: Rebecca
Brother: Edward Biberman (painter, b. 23-Oct-1904, d. 27-Jan-1986 cancer)
Wife: Gale Sondergaard (m. 8-May-1930)
Daughter: Joan Kirstine Kirsten Campos (d. Oct-1965)
Son: Daniel Hans (adopted)

    High School: Central High School, Philadelphia, PA
    High School: Wharton Preparatory School
    University: BS Economics, University of Pennsylvania (1921)
    University: MA Drama, Yale University (1927)

    Directors Guild of America founding member (1936)
    American Peace Mobilization National Council
    Committee for Loyalist Spain
    Committee for Roosevelt
    Communist Party USA 1934
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League
    Hollywood Democratic Committee
    Hollywood Peace Forum
    Jewish People's Committee
    Contempt of Congress (1950), served five months in Texarkana, TX
    HUAC Hearings 1947
    Hollywood Blacklist
    Russian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Slaves (2-Jul-1969)
    Salt of the Earth (14-Mar-1954)
    The Master Race (22-Sep-1944)
    Meet Nero Wolfe (17-Jul-1936)


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