D. Ross Lederman biography

D. Ross Lederman

Screenwriter, Film director

1894 – 1972

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Who was D. Ross Lederman?

David Ross Lederman was an American film director noted for his western/action/adventure films of the 1930s and 1940s.

Starting out as an extra in Mack Sennett's Keystone Kops series, D. Ross Lederman worked his way through the ranks of film production, and first made his mark as a second-unit director. He directed several B western many serials in the early 1930s, for instance on films such as Two-Fisted Law and Texas Cyclone both 1932 in which he worked with actors Tim McCoy and the young John Wayne. Becoming a full feature director in the late 1930s, he specialized in action films and especially westerns, continuing to produce films with Tim McCoy at Columbia Pictures.

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Born
Dec 12, 1894
Lancaster
Also known as
  • David Ross Lederman
  • Ross Lederman
  • David R. Lederman
  • Ross D. Lederman
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Lancaster
Died
Aug 24, 1972
Hollywood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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