Seymour Friedman

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
Born in Detroit, Cambridge-educated Seymour Friedman entered films in 1937 as an assistant editor, eventually graduating to assistant director. After WW II service, he returned to the film industry as a director, mainly of routine, low-budget action films, many for Columbia Pictures, debuting with Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948). After his film career ended, Friedman, like many of his fellow B directors, went into the television industry. However, unlike them, it was as a production executive rather than as a director. Read more...