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William Nigh (October 12, 1881 – November 27, 1955) was an American film director, writer, and actor. His film work sometimes lists him as either "Will Nigh" or "William Nye".

He was born in Berlin, Wisconsin.

His film career began with acting in 17 films in 1913 and 1914; he also directed one of these, Salomy Jane. He acted in 8 more films in the 1910s and two more in the 1920s, but directed a total of 119 films, the last in 1948. His film-writing credits numbered 18, mostly concentrated early in his career.

His films included Mr. Wise Guy, Thunder, Black Dragons, Corregidor, Mr. Wong, Detective, The Mystery of Mr. Wong, Mr. Wong in Chinatown, Lady from Chungking, The Fatal Hour, The Ape, Doomed to Die, Lord Byron of Broadway, and Casey of the Coast Guard.

He died in Burbank, California at the age of 74.

Description above from the Wikipedia article William Nigh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William Nigh (October 12, 1881 – November 27, 1955) was an American film director, writer, and actor. His film work sometimes lists him as either "Will Nigh" or "William Nye".

He was born in Berlin, Wisconsin.

His film career began with acting in 17 films in 1913 and 1914; he also directed one of these, Salomy Jane. He acted in 8 more films in the 1910s and two more in the 1920s, but directed a total of 119 films, the last in 1948. His film-writing credits numbered 18, mostly concentrated early in his career.

His films included Mr. Wise Guy, Thunder, Black Dragons, Corregidor, Mr. Wong, Detective, The Mystery of Mr. Wong, Mr. Wong in Chinatown, Lady from Chungking, The Fatal Hour, The Ape, Doomed to Die, Lord Byron of Broadway, and Casey of the Coast Guard.

He died in Burbank, California at the age of 74.

Description above from the Wikipedia article William Nigh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1881-10-12

Day of Death 1955-11-27

Place of Birth Berlin, Wisconsin, USA

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Also Known As

  • Emil Kreuske
  • Will Nigh
  • William Nye

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1948 Stage Struck Director
1948 I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes Director
1947 Riding the California Trail Director
1946 Beauty and the Bandit Director
1946 South of Monterey Director
1946 The Gay Cavalier Director
1945 Allotment Wives Director
1945 Divorce Director
1945 Forever Yours Director
1944 Are These Our Parents? Director
1944 Trocadero Director
1943 Where Are Your Children? Director
1943 The Underdog Director
1943 The Ghost and the Guest Director
1943 Corregidor Director
1942 Lady from Chungking Director
1942 City of Silent Men Director
1942 Tough as They Come Director
1942 Escape from Hong Kong Director
1942 The Strange Case of Doctor Rx Director
1942 Black Dragons Director
1942 Mr. Wise Guy Director
1941 Zis Boom Bah Director
1941 Mob Town Director
1941 The Kid from Kansas Director
1941 No Greater Sin Director
1941 Secret Evidence Director
1940 The Ape Director
1940 Doomed to Die Director
1940 The Fatal Hour Director
1940 Son of the Navy Director
1939 Mutiny in the Big House Director
1939 Mr. Wong in Chinatown Director
1939 Streets of New York Director
1939 The Mystery of Mr. Wong Director
1938 I Am a Criminal Director
1938 Gangster's Boy Director
1938 Mr. Wong, Detective Director
1938 Romance of the Limberlost Director
1938 Female Fugitive Director
1938 Rose of the Rio Grande Director
1937 Boy of the Streets Director
1937 A Bride for Henry Director
1937 Atlantic Flight Director
1937 Hoosier Schoolboy Director
1937 The 13th Man Director
1937 The Law Commands Director
1937 Bill Cracks Down Director
1936 North of Nome Director
1935 The Old Homestead Director
1935 She Gets Her Man Director
1935 Dizzy Dames Director
1935 The Headline Woman Director
1935 Sweepstake Annie Director
1934 The Mysterious Mr. Wong Director
1934 Two Heads On A Pillow Director
1934 Monte Carlo Nights Director
1934 City Limits Director
1934 House of Mystery Director
1934 Mystery Liner Director
1933 He Couldn't Take It Director
1932 Men Are Such Fools Director
1932 Border Devils Director
1932 Without Honors Director
1931 The Sea Ghost Director
1931 The Single Sin Director
1930 Fighting Thru Director
1930 Today Director
1930 Lord Byron of Broadway Director
1929 Desert Nights Director
1928 Thunder Director
1928 Across to Singapore Director
1928 The Law of the Range Director
1927 Mr. Wu Director
1926 The Fire Brigade Director
1924 Born Rich Director
1918 My Four Years in Germany Director
1915 Story of Jewel City Director
1914 Salomy Jane Director

Acting

1918 My Four Years in Germany as Socialist
1914 Salomy Jane as Rufe Waters
1914 The Star Boarder as Boarder (uncredited)
1913 The Waiters' Picnic as The Head Waiter

Writing

1945 Forever Yours Screenplay
1931 The Sea Ghost Writer
1924 Born Rich Writer
1922 Rags to Riches Writer

Production

1928 Across to Singapore Producer
1927 Mr. Wu Producer
1924 Born Rich Producer

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