Jonathan Herman

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Jonathan Herman
Born 1973 (age 44–45)
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 2007-present

Jonathan Herman (born 1973)[1] is an American screenwriter, best known for his work in Straight Outta Compton for which he received numerous award nominations, including Best Original Screenplay at the 88th Academy Awards.[2] Herman is Jewish.[1][3]



Award Category Recipients and nominees Work Result Ref
Academy Awards Best Original Screenplay Shared with:
Andrea Berloff
S. Leigh Savidge
Alan Wenkus
Straight Outta Compton Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture - Theatrical Shared with
Andrea Berloff
S. Leigh Savidge
Alan Wenkus
Satellite Awards Best Original Screenplay Nominated
Writers Guild of America Awards Best Original Screenplay Nominated


  1. ^ a b Times of Israel: "The tribe at the Oscars, 2016" by Nate Bloom. February 25, 2016
  2. ^ Hipes, Patrick (January 14, 2016). "Oscar Nominations: The Complete List". Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  3. ^ Jewish Journal: "Writers shrug off bad rap over 'Straight Outta Compton'" by Evan Henerson" February 22, 2016
  4. ^ Coggan, Devan (January 13, 2016). "John Krasinski, Guillermo del Toro, Ang Lee to announce Oscar nominations". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved January 11, 2016.
  5. ^ "Satellite Awards Nominees Unveiled". Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  6. ^ McNary, Dave (January 6, 2016). "'The Martian,' 'Straight Outta Compton' Land Writers Guild Nominations". Variety. Retrieved January 6, 2016.

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