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Ogden Nash (1902–1971)

Ogden Nash was born on August 19, 1902 in Rye, New York, USA as Frederic Ogden Nash. He is known for his work on One Touch of Venus (1948), The Firefly (1937) and The Feminine Touch (1941). He was married to Frances Rider Leonard. He died on May 19, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. See full bio »


(age 68) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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 2013 PogieJoe (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
 2002 Baby Einstein: Baby Shakespeare World of Poetry (Video short) ("Custer The Dragon")
 1984 Carnival of the Animals (TV Movie) (poems)
 1976 Bugs and Daffy's Carnival of the Animals (TV Short) (poems)
 1974 Pisem, pisem stihove... (TV Movie)
 1972 But Seriously, It's Sheila Hancock (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Art for Whose Sake? (1972) ... (written by)
 1970 Poezija Ogdena Nesa (TV Movie)
 1965 The Tale of Custard the Dragon (Short) (poem)
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Best Year in the History of the Whole World (1956) ... (writer - segment "The Twelve Days of Christmas")
 1955 One Touch of Venus (TV Movie) (book)
 1948 One Touch of Venus (book)
 1941 The Feminine Touch (original screenplay)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1938 The Shining Hour (screen play)
 1938 Hold That Kiss (uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly (adaptation)
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (9 credits)
Show Show Self (11 credits)

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Other Works:

[Posthumous credit] A Kurt Weill Cabaret (1979). See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »


Frances Rider Leonard  (his death)  (2 children)

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