Nedrick Young biography

Nedrick Young

Screenwriter, Film writer

1914 – 1968

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Who was Nedrick Young?

Nedrick Young was a screenwriter often blacklisted during the 1950s and 1960s. He is credited with writing the screenplay for Jailhouse Rock in 1957, which starred Elvis Presley.

Young was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition to screenwriting, he also took on an acting role in various feature-length films during the period 1943-1966.

Young died from a heart attack at the age of 54.

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Born
Mar 23, 1914
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Nathan Douglas
  • Ned Young
  • Nathan E. Douglas
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Sep 16, 1968
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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