Tom Sherak

Tom Sherak bio

Birth Name: Thomas Mitchell Sherak

Occupation: Film Producer

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: June 22, 1945

Date Of Death: January 28, 2014

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Tom Sherak was born on the 22nd of June, 1945. He was popular for being a Film Producer. Notable for executive producing the films Rent (2005) and The One (2001), he is perhaps more well known as a two-term President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Tom Sherak was born in New York. In the late 1980s, he began a three-decade teaching career at the University of California-Los Angeles’ School of Theater, Film, and Television. An occasional actor as well as a producer, he made a brief appearance in a 2002 episode of NYPD Blue and played the role of “Benny the Bagel Man” in the 2012 movie Columbus Circle.

Tom Sherak was a Cancer and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Tom Sherak was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Thomas Mitchell Sherak is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Tom Sherak’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Tom Sherak’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Tom Sherak kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Tom Sherak was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Thomas Mitchell Sherak
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Tom Sherak was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Tom Sherak was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Tom Sherak had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Tom Sherak’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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