Herk Harvey

Herk Harvey

director, actor, writer

Herk Harvey was born on Jun 03, 1924 in USA. Herk Harvey's big-screen debut came with Reading Rainbow - Season 13 directed by Larry Lancit in 1, strarring Policeman (segment "Puddle Hopping"). Herk Harvey is known for Reading Rainbow directed by Larry Lancit, LeVar Burton stars as Self - Host and John Bonavia as Thomas. The most recent award Herk Harvey achieved is American Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Herk Harvey plays is Murder Ordained which will be released on May 03, 1987.

Colorado-born Herk Harvey majored in theater at Kansas University, directing and acting in stage productions and later returning to the school in a teaching capacity. He broke into the film business as an actor in some of the movies being made by Centron Corporation of Lawrence, Kansas, an educational and industrial film production company for which he subsequently went to work as a director. In 1961 he took a working vacation from Centron to try his hand at feature filmmaking, producing, directing and co-starring in the creepy horror film Le carnaval des âmes (1962), shot in Kansas and Utah.

  • Birthday

    Jun 03, 1924
  • Place of Birth

    Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Known For


4 wins & 0 nominations

American Film Festival
Short Film
Winner - Blue Ribbon Award
CINE Competition
Short Films
Winner - CINE Golden Eagle
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