Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980

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Dates:
Birth 1896-09-20
Death 1980-08-09

Biographical notes:

Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941) co-written with James Thurber. His screenwriting creits include: WHISTLING IN THE DARK, THE MALE ANIMAL and SHE'S WORKING HER WAY THROUGH COLLEGE. His film credits include a lead role in THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, as well as co-producer of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. Nugent died on August 9, 1980.

From the guide to the Elliott Nugent papers, 1916-1965, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Broadway playwright, actor, producer and director; Ohio State University graduate (B.A., 1919).

From the description of Papers, 1915-1965. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24855781

Producer, director, actor, writer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Elliot Nugent : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451872

Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig.

Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941) co-written with James Thurber. His screenwriting creits include: WHISTLING IN THE DARK, THE MALE ANIMAL and SHE'S WORKING HER WAY THROUGH COLLEGE. His film credits include a lead role in THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, as well as co-producer of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. Nugent died on August 9, 1980.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1965. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455431

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Subjects:

  • Theater--United States
  • Silent films
  • Theater
  • Dramatists, American--20th century--Biography--Pictorial works
  • Motion picture acting
  • Authors--Interviews
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture producers and directors--Interviews
  • Dramatists, American--20th century--History--Sources
  • Motion pictures
  • Actors--Interviews

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  • Actors

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