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Kenyon Nicholson (1894–1986)

Son of Thomas B. and Anne Nicholson. Attended Wabash College, Columbia University and Cambridge (England) University. Prior to his career as a screen writer, he worked as a teacher, newspaper reporter and theatrical press agent. See full bio »

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 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Barker (1952) ... (play)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Apple of His Eye (1952)
 1952 Sailor Beware (play)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Barker (1950) ... (play)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (play "The Barker" - as John Kenyon Nicholson)
 1942 The Fleet's In (play)
 1939 Waterfront (play "Blind Spot")
 1938 Swing Your Lady (adapted from the play by)
 1936 Lady Be Careful (play "Sailor Beware")
 1936 13 Hours by Air (screenplay)
 1933 Hoop-La (play "The Barker")
 1932 Taxi! (based on the play by)
 1932 Union Depot (screen play)
 1931 Skyline
 1931 Wicked
 1931 Laughing Sinners (play "Torch Song")
 1930 Let Me Explain (Short) (story)
 1930 So This Is Paris Green (Short) (story)
 1930 Chasing Rainbows (dialogue)
 1929 The Girl in the Show (play "Eva the Fifth")
 1929 High Voltage (screen play)
 1929 Two Weeks Off (story)
 1929 Meet the Missus (Short) (story)
 1929 Confession (Short) (story)
 1928 The Barker (play)
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Stage: Wrote (w/Charles Robinson) "Apple of His Eye" on Broadway. Comedy. Co-produced and directed by Jed Harris. Biltmore Theatre: 5 Feb 1946-18 May 1946 (118 performances). Cast: Walter Huston (as "Sam Stover") (also co-producer), Tom Ewell (as "Glen Stover"), Roy Fant (as "Tude Bowers"), Arthur Hunnicutt (as "Foss Springer"), Mary ... See more »

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John Kenyon Nicholson


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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