Marshall Herskovitz

Herskovitz in 2013, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Marshall Schreiber Herskovitz

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 23, 1952

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Marshall Herskovitz is an American film director, writer, and producer. He has directed the films Jack the Bear and Dangerous Beauty, and co-written the films The Last Samurai, Love & Other Drugs, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, and American Assassin, and on the show Nashville. He is the President Emeritus of the Producers Guild of America.

Marshall is the son of Frieda/Freeda and Alexander Herskovitz. His father was born in Missouri, to Romanian Jewish parents. His mother was born in New Jersey, to Russian Jewish parents. He is married to photographer Landry Major. He has two children with his former wife, screenwriter Susan Shilliday.

Marshall’s paternal grandfather was named Michel Herskovitz.

Marshall’s paternal grandmother was named Dora.

Marshall’s maternal grandfather was named Abner Schreiber.

Marshall’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Lamm.

Sources: Marshall’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marshall’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Marshall’s mother –

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