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Scott Nimerfro was a writer and co-executive producer for ABC's Once Upon a Time.


A Minnesota native, Nimerfro worked as a writer and associate producer on HBO's Tales From the Crypt the mid-’90s version and later worked on the premium cabler’s short-lived Perversions of Science. He went on to pen episodes of such series as The Outer Limits, Special Unit 2 and ‘Til Death Do Us Part before landing a producing gig on ABC's quirky, stylish and genre-crossing series Pushing Daisies. Nimerfro started out as a co-producer on Season 1 in 2007 and was a producer for its final two seasons. He also wrote a pair of episodes, sharing a WGA Award nom in 2008.

He worked as a writer-producer on shows including The Gates and Ringer before joining Bryan Fuller for Hannibal in 2013, writing more than a half-dozen episodes of the NBC chiller and working as associate or co-exec producer on many more. He joined ABC's Once Upon a Time in 2014 and worked on 30-plus episodes as a co-EP and sometimes writer.

Nimerfro also served as associate producer on the documentary Trekkies (1997) and franchise-launching superhero pic X-Men (2000).

He was married to Lani Nimerfro and he has three children: Ila, Ruby and Cash. On his death, he was the partner of Kathrine Tchaikovsky.

Nimerfro died on April 18, 2016 from angiosarcoma, a form of cancer in the inner lining of the blood vessels. He was 54.





Co-Executive Producer

External links


  1. Barnes, Mike (April 19, 2016). Scott Nimerfro, Writer and Producer on ABC's 'Once Upon a Time,' Dies at 54. The Hollywood Reporter.

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