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Herbert Kenwith

Herbert Kenwith

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1917-07-14 · Deathday: 2008-01-30 (90 years old) · Gender: Male

3 Movies · 20 TV shows

Biography

Herbert Kenwith (July 14, 1917 – January 30, 2008), sometimes credited as Herb Kenwith, was a television writer, director and producer. He directed several dozen episodes of many American television series, working often with Norman Lear. They include 9 to 5 (1986), Gimme a Break! (1981), Private Benjamin (1981), Bosom Buddies (1980), Diff'rent Strokes (1978), Me and Maxx (1980), Good Times (1974), Sanford and Son (1972), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970), Love, American Style (1969), and Star Trek (1969). He began his television career directing soap operas, including the first episode of The Young and the Restless. Kenwith began his career appearing in Broadway shows, including “I Remember Mama” (with Marlon Brando, in his Broadway debut), later becoming a theater director and producer. According to his obituary, he was "Broadway’s youngest producer", earning praise for “Me and Molly”. For six years, Kenwith also helmed dozens of shows at McCarter Theatre for the summer stock program at Princeton University, directing many well-known actors.He died from complications of prostate cancer at his home in Los Angeles.

Movies & TV shows

2002.

1 Movie

1994.

1 Movie

1986.

1 TV show

1984.

1 TV show

1981.

4 TV shows

1980.

3 TV shows

1979.

1 TV show

1978.

1 TV show

1975.

1 TV show

1974.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

1972.

1 TV show

1970.

1 TV show

1969.

1 TV show

1968.

1 TV show

1966.

1 TV show

1957.

1 TV show
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