James V. Kern

Screenwriter

James V. Kern was born on September 22nd, 1909 in New York City, New York, United States and is the Screenwriter from United States. Discover James V. Kern's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 57 years old.

Date of Birth
September 22, 1909
Nationality
United States
Place of Birth
New York City, New York, United States
Death Date
Nov 9, 1966 (age 57)
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Profession
Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Singer
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About James V. Kern
  • James V. Kern (September 22, 1909, New York City, New York – November 9, 1966, Encino, California) was an American singer, songwriter, screenwriter, actor, and director. Educated at the Fordham Law School, Kern worked for a while as an attorney.
  • He sang with the George Olsen Trio, and appeared with the Olsen orchestra in the musical Good News.
  • From 1927 to 1939, he sang with and wrote for the Yacht Club Boys quartet, with whom he appeared in several motion pictures. He became a screenwriter and later a director.
  • In film, he directed mainly "B" pictures, but after he moved to television, he directed hundreds of series episodes.
  • He was one of the house directors on I Love Lucy in the 1950s.
  • He directed My Three Sons for most of two seasons in the 1960s.
  • When he died suddenly of a heart attack at age 57, several episodes of the show remained only partially completed for the 1966/67 season, so director James Sheldon was brought in by series producers to round out the season. He joined ASCAP in 1955.
  • His popular-song compositions include "Easy Street," "Lover, Lover," "Little Red Fox," and "Shut the Door."

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