Nicholas Nayfack

Biography

A highly talented but tragically short-lived producer, Nicholas Nayfack helped shepherd a brace of important movies at MGM during the late '40s and mid-'50s. The nephew of movie industry giants Nicholas Schenck and Joseph M. Schenck, Nayfack was born in New York City in 1909. He entered the movie business in the 1930s, and by 1937 was an associate producer at 20th Century-Fox. He moved over to MGM...