Eleanore Griffin

Highest Rated: 89% Boys Town (1938)
Lowest Rated: 84% Imitation of Life (1959)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
Though she penned and co-penned scripts for over 30 years, Eleanore Griffin is best remembered for having co-written the heartwarming script to Boystown (1938), the true story of a forward-thinking priest who launches a reformatory for troubled boys. The script won both Griffin and Dore Schary an Oscar. Griffin began writing screenplays in 1937 and over her career worked for several studios including MGM and Disney. Her other credits include A Man Called Peter (1955) and Back Street (1961).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet One Man's Way Screenwriter 1963
No Score Yet Back Street Screenwriter 1961
No Score Yet Third Man on the Mountain Screenwriter 1959
84% Imitation of Life Screenwriter 1959
No Score Yet Good Morning, Miss Dove Screenwriter 1955
No Score Yet A Man Called Peter Screenwriter 1955
No Score Yet Tenth Avenue Angel Screenwriter 1948
No Score Yet In Old Oklahoma (War of the Wildcats) Screenwriter 1943
89% Boys Town Screenwriter 1938


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