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Also Known As: Chris Nyby Died: September 17, 1993
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: director, editor

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Thriller and action director of sporadic output whose debut film, the tense sci-fi classic, "The Thing" (1952), is often credited to its producer, Howard Hawks. Nyby went on to helm a handful of atmospheric sci-fi and action films through the 1960s.

Thriller and action director of sporadic output whose debut film, the tense sci-fi classic, "The Thing" (1952), is often credited to its producer, Howard Hawks. Nyby went on to helm a handful of atmospheric sci-fi and action films through the 1960s.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  First To Fight (1967) Director
2.
  Operation CIA (1965) Director
3.
  Young Fury (1965) Director
4.
  Hell on Devil's Island (1957) Director
5.
  The Big Sky (1952) 2nd Unit Director
6.
7.
  Lone Wolf, The (1954) Director

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Worked as a carpenter at MGM Studios
1940:
Began working as a film editor
1951:
Directorial debut with sci-fi classic "The Thing"

Notes

Nominated for an Academy Award for his work on "Red River."

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wife:
Thelma Nyby. Married in 1940; survived him.

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son:
Christian Nyby II. Director. Survived him.
son:
Kirkland Nyby. Survived him.

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