Irvin Kershner

Film Director / Film Producer / Actor | * 04/29/1923 († 87, 11/27/2010) | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Irvin Kershner (born Isadore Kershner; April 29, 1923 – November 27, 2010) was an American director, actor, and producer of film and television. He gained notice early in his career as a filmmaker for directing quirky, independent drama films, while working as an influential lecturer at the University of Southern California. Later in his career, he transitioned to high-budget blockbusters such as The Empire Strikes Back, the James Bond adaptation Never Say Never Again, and RoboCop 2. Through the course of his career, he received numerous accolades, and was nominated for both a Primetime Emmy Award and a Palme d'Or. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Irvin Kershner

Saturn Award for Best Director

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Movies with Irvin Kershner as Actor(11)

Movies with Irvin Kershner as Crew(19)

Production/Producer1997 American Perfekt
Directing/Director1990 RoboCop 2
Directing/Director1989 Traveling Man
Directing/Director1983 Never Say Never Again
Directing/Director1980 The Empire Strikes Back
Directing/Director1978 Eyes of Laura Mars
Directing/Director1976 The Return of a Man Called Horse
Directing/Director1976 Raid on Entebbe
Directing/Director1974 S*P*Y*S
Directing/Director1972 Up the Sandbox
Directing/Director1970 Loving
Directing/Director1967 The Flim-Flam Man
Directing/Director1966 A Fine Madness
Directing/Director1964 The Luck of Ginger Coffey
Directing/Director1964 Face in the Rain
Directing/Director1961 The Hoodlum Priest
Directing/Director1959 The Young Captives
Directing/Director1958 Stakeout on Dope Street
Writing/Screenplay1958 Stakeout on Dope Street

TV Shows/Series with Irvin Kershner as Crew(7)

Directing/Director1993 seaQuest DSV
Directing/Director1985 Amazing Stories
Directing/Director1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre
Directing/Director1961 Cain's Hundred
Directing/Director1961 Ben Casey
Directing/Director1959 The Rebel
Directing/Director1958 Naked City

Full Name: Irvin Kershner
Born: Sunday, 04/29 1923 (April) in Philadelphia
Died: Saturday, 11/27 2010 (November) in Los Angeles (aged: 87)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Southern California, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Employer: University of Southern California
Irvin Kershner frequently works together with these people:
George Lucas (8x, Crew)
John Williams (5x, Crew)
Kenny Baker (5x, Actor)
Ben Burtt (5x, Crew)
Phil Tippett (5x, Crew)
Gary Kurtz (5x, Crew)
Jack Klugman (4x, Actor)
Perry Lopez (4x, Actor)
Paul Richards (4x, Actor)
Robert Weil (4x, Actor)
Geraldine Brooks (4x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:65520, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 05/10/2020