Eleanore Griffin

Screenwriter
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 ... Read more »
Born: 04/29/1904

Filmography

Writer (13)

One Man's Way 1963 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Back Street 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Imitation of Life 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Third Man on the Mountain 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Man Called Peter 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Good Morning, Miss Dove 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

In Old Oklahoma 1942 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Boys Town 1937 (Movie)

(From Story)

Blondie in Society (Movie)

(Screen Story)

I Wanted Wings (Movie)

(Screen Story)

Nob Hill (Movie)

(Screen Story)

Street of Missing Men (Movie)

(Screen Story)

Tenth Avenue Angel (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Biography

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.

Milestones

1937

Wrote the screenplay for "Boys Town," which starred Spencer Tracy

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