Andy Samberg plays a famous Jewish WWII photographer


September 22, 2023

Jewish actor and comedian Andy Samberg (l) portrays World War II photographer David E. Scherman, right in the biographical film "Lee."

(JTA) - An historic wartime photography partnership from the 1940s - often credited as the first to capture many of the horrors of the Holocaust - is getting the Hollywood treatment.

Kate Winslet stars in "Lee" as model-turned-wartime-photojournalist Lee Miller, who often worked alongside David E. Scherman, a Jewish photographer portrayed in the film by Jewish actor and comedian Andy Samberg. The film debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival last weekend.

Miller, then employed by Condé Nast, and Scherman, employed by LIFE Magazine, were among the first to enter the city of Nuremb...

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