Nicholas Nayfack

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Nicholas Nayfack
Born (1909-01-27)January 27, 1909[1]
New York City
Died March 31, 1958(1958-03-31) (aged 49)[1]
Beverly Hills, California
Occupation Film producer
Spouse(s) Lynne Carver (1937–1955)

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 .[2]


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 .[1] In 1949, Nayfack became a producer for MGM until his death in 1958.



  1. ^ a b c "Nicholas Nayfack – Biography". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 30, 2008. 
  2. ^ "The Book of the Dead". Caskets on Parade. July 29, 2008. Retrieved August 30, 2008. 

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