Date of Birth:
22 February 1907
Sheldon Leonard played in 7 movies in the Drama, Music, Crime, Adventure, Music, Romance, Thriller, War, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport, History genres.
Sheldon Leonard got succeed with average imdb rating 6.7.
Married to Frances Babor for 66 years. They had a son and daughter. Frances passed away two years later (1999) at age 91 and was buried beside Sheldon.
1965: He cast Bill Cosby in the TV series "I Spy" (1965), making him one of TV's first black leading men.
1992: Inducted into the Television Hall of Fame, after receiving five Emmy awards for his producing/directing efforts. In 1995 he received a lifetime membership into the Director's Guild of America. Accepting the honor, he quipped, "Giving a lifetime membership to a guy 88 years old -- big f***ing deal!".
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