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Eleanore Griffin

Highest Rated: 100% Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Lowest Rated: 81% Imitation of Life (1959)

Birthday: Apr 29, 1904

Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Academy Award-winner Eleanore Griffin captivated countless audiences with her awe-inspiring screenplays. Griffin's career beginnings can be traced back to writing for films such as the dramatic sports film "Thoroughbreds Don't Cry" (1937) with Judy Garland. She succeeded this honor with the script for "Blondie in Society" (1941) with Penny Singleton. In the latter half of her career, Griffin wrote the Jennifer Jones dramatic adaptation "Good Morning, Miss Dove" (1955), "Imitation of Life" (1959) with Lana Turner and "Third Man on the Mountain" (1959). She also appeared in the Susan Hayward dramatic adaptation "Back Street" (1961). Griffin more recently wrote the dramatic adaptation "One Man's Way" (1964) with Don Murray. Griffin passed away in July 1995 at the age of 91.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Man's Way Screenwriter - 1964
No Score Yet 70% Back Street Screenwriter - 1961
81% 91% Imitation of Life Writer - 1959
No Score Yet 85% A Man Called Peter Screenwriter - 1955
No Score Yet 54% Good Morning, Miss Dove Writer - 1955
100% 82% The Harvey Girls Writer (Story) - 1946
No Score Yet 75% Blondie in Society Screenwriter - 1941
100% 82% Only Angels Have Wings Writer - 1939
90% 81% Boys Town Writer - 1938

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Writer 1956

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