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Jerry Herman

Jerry Herman was born (as Gerald Herman) on July 10, 1933 in New York City. He studied drama at Miami University and became a television scriptwriter. Herman moved into musical theatre when he wrote both lyrics and music for the off-Broadway revue I Feel Wonderful which opened at the Theatre de Lys on October 18, 1954 and ran for 48 performances.

His songs and lyrics are well known and have been presented on television, film, and on the stage. Three of Herman's musical plays ran on Broadway for more than 1500 performances each.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Jerry Herman Facts

Birth NameGerald Herman
BirthdayJuly 10, 1933 (89)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Words and Music by Jerry Herman
Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl
Made Chapter Two
Every Other Day Is Halloween
Herman, The Rookie
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life
Throwing Heat
Class of '44
Jerry Herman's Broadway: Live At The Hollywood Bowl
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