Allan Scott (American screenwriter)

Allan Scott (May 23, 1906 – April 13, 1995) was a screenwriter who was nominated for an Academy Award for So Proudly We Hail!.

Allan Scott
BornMay 23, 1906
DiedApril 13, 1995(1995-04-13) (aged 88)
ChildrenPippa Scott
RelativesAdrian Scott (brother)

He co-wrote the screenplays for a number of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films: Top Hat (1935), Follow the Fleet (1936), Swing Time (1936), Shall We Dance (1937), and Carefree (1938), as well as Roberta (1935), in which they played supporting roles.[1]

He died on 13 April 1995 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, at aged 88.[2]

Allan was the father of actor Pippa Scott and brother of film producer and screenwriter Adrian Scott.

Complete filmography

As screenwriter, unless otherwise noted.


  1. Shipman, David (April 18, 1995). "Obituaries: Allan Scott". The Independent. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. "Allan Scott, Writer; Of Films, Dies at 88". NY Times. The New York Times Company. 19 April 1995. p. 13. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

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