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Herbert L. Strock

Born: Jan 13, 1918

Death: Nov 30, 2005

Birthplace: Boston

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Herbert L. Strock

Date of Birth : Jan 13, 1918
Date of Death : Nov 30, 2005
Birth Place : Boston

Herbert L. Strock was an American television producer and director, and a B-movie director of titles such as I Was a Teenage Frankenstein, How to Make a Monster, The Hypnotic Eye and The Crawling Hand. Strock was born in Boston, and moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was 13. By 17, while a student at Beverly Hills High School, Strock was director of gossip columnist Jimmy Fidler's Hollywood segments for Fox Movietone News. Strock graduated in 1941 from USC, where he studied journalism and film. During World War II, he served in the Army's Ordnance Motion Picture Division. He was assistant editor on the 1944 film Gaslight for MGM. In a "pioneering" television career that began in the 1940s, Strock was involved with many television series including The Cases of Eddie Drake. Highway Patrol, Sky King, Sea Hunt, and Maverick. Other directorial efforts included Blood of Dracula and Ivan Tors' "Office of Scientific Investigation" trilogy, which included The Magnetic Monster, Riders to the Stars and Gog, shot in 3-D.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Television producer
  • Film Editor
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Herb
  • Herbert Strock
  • Herb Strock


  • Geraldine Strock
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