Dudley Nichols


Birthday April 6, 1895

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Ohio

DEATH DATE Jan 4, 1960 (64)

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Screenwriter who is best known for refusing his Oscar for the film, The Informer because the Screen Writers Guild was on strike at the time.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Michigan.


He co-wrote the script to the 1938 screwball comedy Bringing Up Baby, which is now considered a classic of the era.

Family Life

He died unmarried.

Associated With

Marlon Brando also refused to accept an Oscar that he'd won, too, for The Godfather.