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Also Known As: Died: November 27, 1955
Born: October 12, 1881 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Berlin, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Director ... director actor


William Nigh's amazing vision and attention to detail were the driving forces behind his success as a director. Various films make up Nigh's early directing career, including "The Blue Streak" (1917), the Charles A Logue documentary "My Four Years in Germany" (1918) and "Casey of the Coast Guard" (1926). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "Mr. Wu" (1927) with Lon Chaney, "Across to Singapore" (1928) and "Thunder" (1929). He continued to work in film in the thirties, directing motion pictures like the Mary Carlisle adaptation "The Old Homestead" (1935), "The Mysterious Mr. Wong" (1935) and "Crash Donovan" (1936). He also appeared in "A Bride For Henry" (1937). Toward the end of his career, Nigh directed "Son of the Navy" (1940), "Doomed to Die" (1940) and "The Ape" (1940). He also appeared in "Secret Evidence" (1941) and the dramatic comedy "Mob Town" (1941) with Billy Halop. Nigh last directed "I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes" (1948). William Nigh passed away in November 1955 at the age of 74.

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