Edwin Sherin was born on January 15, 1930, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and died on May 4, 2017, in Lockeport, Nova Scotia.
He was an American theatre and television director and producer.
Jane Alexander was his wife is actress and his stepson is the similarly dubbed Jace Alexander, with whom he has work together on the television legal drama/police procedural Law & Order on thirty-two (32) separate occasions.
Sherin has directed many episodes of the television drama Law & Order, as well as directing for the stage, mainly on Broadway, including The Great White Hope, which starred Alexander in both the theater and film versions.
Other members of his family include the actress Maddie Corman, his stepson Jace’s current wife.
He and his have four children.
Edwin Sherin passed away at 87 years old.