Irvin Kershner

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Birth Name: Irvin Kershner
Born: 04/29/1923
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 11/27/2010

Born April 29, 1923, Kershner's educational background was rich in a variety of arts. He studied music and composition at an early age before serving as an Air Force flight engineer on B-24 bombers during World War II. After returning to civilian life, he studied art and design at Temple University's Tyler School of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA, and art under painter Hans Hoffman in New York City. In 1948, he moved to Los Angeles to study design and photography at the Art Center College of Design and UCLA while supporting himself as a commercial artist. Kershner later took up film studies at USC's School of Cinema, where he also taught courses in photography. While there, he accepted a j... Continue Bio >>

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