Frank S. Nugent
Date of Birth
May 27, 1908
Birth Place:
New York City, NY

Biography

Frank S. Nugent worked as a reporter and a film critic for the New York Times before moving to Hollywood in 1940 to become a script doctor. By the late '40s, Nugent became a screenwriter and specialized in Westerns. He penned a few major scripts, including She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) and The Searchers (1956) for director John Ford, his father-in-law. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi...