William Nigh
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1881

Biography

A Wisconsin-born actor-turned-director, Nigh entered the movie business in 1911 and made his directorial debut in two-reel comedies for Mack Sennett. He made his first feature film in 1915, and entered the sound era as a specialist in thrillers and action films, including westerns. One of Nigh's early talkies, Lord Byron of Broadway (co-directed with Harry Beaumont), was made for MGM, but after...