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Scott Nimerfro

  • Birthplace: Richfield, Minnesota
Date of passing: 
April 18, 2016

Scott Nimerfro was a writer and producer best known for his work on the series Once Upon a Time, Hannibal and Pushing Daisies.

Nimerfro earned his first credit working as a production assistant on the 1987 John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains & Automobiles, starring Steve Martin and John Candy. The following year he served as a video coordinator on Scrooged, starring Bill Murray, and in 1989, he was an assistant to a producer on Lethal Weapon 2. 

Nimerfro scored his first writing credit on a 1990 episode of the comedic horror series Tales from the Crypt titled “Judy, You’re Not Yourself Today.” The writer earned credits on a total of 11 episodes of the series. He also contributed as a writer on the shows Star Trek: Voyager, The Outer Limits, Special Unit 2, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, Stargate: Atlantis and TRON: Uprising.

Scott Nimerfro was a writer and producer best known for his work on the series Once Upon a Time, Hannibal and Pushing Daisies.

Nimerfro earned his first credit working as a production assistant on the 1987 John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains & Automobiles, starring Steve Martin and John Candy. The following year he served as a video coordinator on Scrooged, starring Bill Murray, and in 1989, he was an assistant to a producer on Lethal Weapon 2. 

Nimerfro scored his first writing credit on a 1990 episode of the comedic horror series Tales from the Crypt titled “Judy, You’re Not Yourself Today.” The writer earned credits on a total of 11 episodes of the series. He also contributed as a writer on the shows Star Trek: Voyager, The Outer Limits, Special Unit 2, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, Stargate: Atlantis and TRON: Uprising.

Additionally, he served as both a writer and producer on the series The Gates, Ringer, Once Upon a Time, Pushing Daisies and Hannibal, the latter two of which were collaborations with writer-producer Bryan Fuller. Nimerfro began his production career in earnest in 1993, when he began contributing as an associate producer on Crypt, which he continued to work on for two years.

He was also a producer on feature films, including 1995’s Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight, Tales from the Crypt: Bordello of Blood, the 1997 documentary Trekkies, and Bryan Singer’s X-Men.

Nimerfro died April 18, 2016, in Woodbury, Minnesota. He was 55.

 

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