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Occupation  Film producer
Name  Nicholas Nayfack

Role  Movie producer
Parents  Anne Nayfack
Born  January 27, 1909 (1909-01-27) New York City
Died  March 31, 1958, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Spouse  Lynne Carver (m. 1937–1942)
Cousins  Niki Dantine, Marti Schenck, Joanne Schenck
Movies  Forbidden Planet, Vengeance Valley, Devil's Doorway, The Invisible Boy, Escape from Fort Bravo
Similar People  George J Folsey, Fred M Wilcox, John Alton, Luke Short, Lynne Carver

Nicholas Nayfack (January 1, 1909 – March 31, 1958) was an American movie producer whose notable works include Forbidden Planet and The Invisible Boy. He was the nephew of MGM studio chief Nicholas Schenck and United Artists studio boss Joseph M. Schenck. He married actress Lynne Carver in 1937. Nicholas Nayfack died of a heart attack at the age of forty-eight on March 31, 1958 .



Nicholas Nayfack worked for 20th Century Fox as an associate producer under Darryl F. Zanuck from 1937 to 1939. After leaving Fox, he became the head of the business affairs office for MGM from 1939 through 1949 . In 1949, Nayfack became a producer for MGM until his death in 1958.


  • The Border Incident (1947)
  • Devil's Doorway (1950)
  • Vengeance Valley (1951)
  • No Questions Asked (1951)
  • The Sellout (1952)
  • Glory Alley (1952)
  • Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
  • Rogue Cop (1954)
  • The Scarlet Coat (1955)
  • Ransom! (1956)
  • Forbidden Planet (1956)
  • The Power and the Prize (1956)
  • Gun Glory (1957)
  • The Invisible Boy (1957)
  • References

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